Growth in Fort Gordon's cyber and intelligence missions will bring thousands of new personnel to the post over the next five years and hundreds of new students for Columbia County schools.
That was the message Fort Gordon Garrison Commander Col.
Thanks to a $2,310 donation by the Deputy J.D. Paugh Memorial Foundation, the department will be able to purchase three Kenwood NX200 portable radios, which come complete with lapel microphones, additional antennas and batteries, and a service plans.
As I approached the grocery store, his appraisal was obvious. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw him grin. At me. The vestiges of a once healthy smile poked from his grey-ish gums in random, sparse arrangements.
The Emmanuel College Lions and Point University Skyhawks will play the first college lacrosse game in Columbia County on Saturday at Blanchard Woods Park at 2:30 p.m. The event costs $5 for those 18 and older and is free to those under 18.
Twitter @ScottRouch When Lakeside High School senior Cole Pittman signed to play baseball at East Georgia State College Wednesday, one of his biggest fears was put to rest. "Oh my gosh, I was so scared going into this year," said Pittman.
Cal Ripken is coming to Columbia County. I don't know whether my baseball hero will ever be here personally, especially after the way his other dealings in the area went, but his brand of baseball will make its arrival this spring.