Six hoboes caught in Grovetown riding a CSX freight train on March 16 were released this week after serving 38 days in jail.
The Lakeside Panthers beat Evans 2-0 Thursday, April 25, 2013, to win the Region 2-AAAAA baseball championship.
Authorities are trying to identify a woman they say stole a phone from a convenience store counter.
Columbia County authorities are looking for two people they say stole electronics from area Target stores.
The Lakeside girls tennis team advanced to the third round of the 2012-2013 GHSA Class AAAAA Girls State Tennis Tournament with a 4-0 win over Lee County Thursday.
Evans High School's annual Ghost Out showed teens the consequences of driving drunk just in time for prom.
Residents are being warned to make sure their animals are vaccinated after a raccoon that attacked a dog in rural Harlem tested positive for rabies.
An Evans man was arrested Wednesday after authorities found child pornography on his computer.
The Lakeside Panthers boys lacrosse team beat Greenbrier 13-10 Wednesday night, clinching a spot in the Class AAAAA state tournament.
Connor Sigrist, a lanky 6-foot, 7-inch forward for Greenbrier High School, signed his intentions to attend Oglethorpe University in Atlanta on a basketball scholarship.
Alzheimer's Association Program Director Kathy Tuckey was named Businesswoman of the Year Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, while Donna Davis of EDTS was named Administrative Professional of the Year.
Swimming lessons offered
The Smith-Hazel Recreation Center pool will offer American Red Cross swimming lessons starting May 1.
The lessons are offered Monday through Thursday in two-week sessions.
BEHIND THE VEIL MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL
• Prayer group meets at 11 a.m. Fridays in the sanctuary.
BELVEDERE FIRST BAPTIST
• The church workday will be held 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
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