Last summer, my minivan caught on fire. That was the luckiest day of my life. Not only was my children's nemesis going up in smoke, but so were the sweaty socks, mildewed towels, petrified french-fries and broken pencils they'd discarded in it.
Kay Allen resigned as the country's tax commissioner in March, after months of controversy over fees she was paid by the cities of Grovetown and Harlem for collecting municipal property taxes. Her husband, District 3 Commissioner Charles Allen, also resigned.
The Schuman National Underclassmen Combine, Showcase and 7 on 7 Tournament will be held at Grovetown High School in conjunction with Sports Academy South on May 4. Football evaluations are done for second- to 11th-graders. Go to www.nucsports.
Monday, April 28
Augusta Prep at Curtis Baptist, 4:30 p.m.
Augusta Christian at SCISA State Playoffs, TBA
Tuesday, April 29
Augusta Prep vs. Bulloch Academy, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 1
Augusta Prep vs. Edmund Burke, 4:30 p.m.
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.