Early voting for the May 20 primary election begins Monday at the Columbia County Board of Elections office.
Races for two commission seats and one school board seat will be decided by voters in the primary election.
Gardeners who have camellia plants are probably familiar with tea scale. Tea scale is a small insect around 1/10th of an inch long that resides on the undersides of the leaves of camellias, hollies and a few other host plants.
While part of the Augusta Children's Chorale in 2011, Samantha Grubbs had a unique opportunity that would shape her plans.
"The Augusta Opera was performing Puccini's Suor Angelica and needed a children angel choir. I was chosen to be one of them.