Music in the Park: Savannah River Winds: 7 p.m. May 19, Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave.; sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the city of North Augusta, University Health Care System, and First Citizens Bank; bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy; naartscouncil.org.
However it got started, a rumor that North Augusta intended to annex a large part, if not all, of Merriwether ran wild - so much so that the Edgefield County Council called a meeting to say it wasn't true.
At 110 years of age, Mattie Sue Whiddon, a lifelong resident of Harlem was laid to rest Friday by family and friends.
Whiddon was born in the early 1900s in Forsyth, Ga. and was known for a lifetime dedicated to teaching others.
The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
An Evans woman reported a scam regarding computer theft after purchasing what she believed was a virus removal system.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced a partnership with South Carolina for an estimated $75 million project to replace existing Interstate 20 bridges over the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal and add lanes on I-20 to Exit 1 in South Carolina.
Summer began in Georgia with warmer than normal temperatures throughout the state and shows no signs of yielding before fall. Because of the hot temperatures and lack of rainfall, drought expanded across the northern half of the state.
Robert Wesley Lambert and Rebecca Michelle Johnson applied for a marriage license March 16 and were married March 16 in Evans
Shad Lee Curd and Jennifer Lynn Hughes applied for a marriage license March 21 and were married April 4 in Tybee Island
David Lee Pa...