Don Stephens was named Columbia County's Bus Driver of the Year during an Oct. 19 luncheon, while bus mechanic Louis Frank was chosen as Support Staff Person of the Year.
While the gardening calendar might say it's time to plant spring-flowering bulbs, most local gardeners will wait until after the first frost.
As they protect their food supplies, yellow jackets can be especially aggressive during fall weather.
Lee Anderson may be a fish out of water when it comes to sparring with Harvard-trained lawyers and slick politicians, but this is his pond when it comes to the people of Columbia County and the values that we hold dear.
Opponents of the charter schools amendment are confident fully informed voters will reject it. Perhaps that's why its supporters are attempting to silence their critics.
It's amazing how much brighter a chandalier can be with a little cleaning. That's a useful metaphor for our political decisions, too.
Georgia's Democrats were so confident they'd be in power forever that they rewrote the law to put themselves first on the ballot - but the law now relegates them to second.
Three Columbia County churches offer family-friendly Halloween celebrations.
CSRA Happy Tails Rescue Inc. is a nonprofit licensed animal-rescue group committed to the welfare of stray and unwanted dogs and cats in the area. Adoptions are held 1-4 p.m.
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The Greenbrier Lady Wolfpack lost to Lakeside, DeKalb in five games in the Elite 8 of the Class AAAAA State Volleyball Tournament Saturday night.
The Augusta Prep Lady Cavaliers were knocked out of the 2012 GISA Class AAA State Volleyball Tournament by Calvary Christian Friday night.
The Lakeside Panthers dropped its homecoming game to Jones County Friday night, losing 49-35.
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