Photo captions in Sunday's edition of the News-Times incorrectly identified two individuals who received awards at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce banquet on Feb. 4. Corrected captions are seen below. The News-Times regrets the errors.
When legislators launched this year's episode of the General Assembly, they were determined to get the session completed quickly so they could start campaigning for those early primary elections on May 20.
It appears they really meant what they said.
A little more than a week after parents were notified that Our Lady of Peace Catholic School middle school was closing at the end of this school year, the decision was reversed – thanks to those who advocated for and made a proposal to keep the school open.
“Keeping our middle school open is won...