A person isn't a real writer until she writes about the painful events of life. That's what I've been told. A writer hasn't found her voice until she sets aside topics like flowers, kittens and kid antics to delve into the darker side of humanity.

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:02am

A Grovetown convenience store was denied an alcohol license for a second time by Columbia County commissioners this week.

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:01am

UPCOMING Public forum 7 p.m.

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:01am


Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:01am

Police Blotter, March 9, 2014

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:00am

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen and her husband, District 3 Commissioner Charles Allen, both agreed to resign Tuesday.

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:00am

Columbia County officials broke ground Wednesday on the new Gander Mountain store, set to open next fall. Officials announced in February that the Minnesota-based outdoor retailer had selected the Columbia County site on Mason McKnight Jr.

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 12:00am

A judge refused to grant a new trial to a teen convicted of murdering his 14-year-old friend in 2011.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 9:19am

A judge is considering a request for a new trial by a 17-year-old convicted of fatally shooting a 14-year-old girl in 2011.

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 4:32pm

Newspaper readers can enter fun photos into a Georgia Press Association contest.

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 1:43pm
Wed, 03/05/2014 - 5:30pm

Officials will break ground on the future site of a Gander Mountain store this afternoon on Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 9:55am

Katie trimm, 17, was recently named Grovetown High School's STAR Student.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:12am

Charles Li is headed to the national spelling bee in Washington, D.C., after winning Saturday's competition, in which the two finalists went head to head for 20 rounds.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:12am

Greenbrier High School senior Bryan Thompson signed his letter of intent to play soccer for Division II Lees-McRae College on Thursday.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:12am