"Even with poor facilities, sporadic attendance and, by today's standards, ill-equipped teachers, you felt you were doing something good. We taught kids to read, spell, write and do math in only 4-5 months a year.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:04am

Like most folks I know, we weren't really prepared for the magnitude of damage left in the wake of this week's ice storm. We were warned. We saw it coming. But none were prepared for the walloping blow that landed on the Augusta area.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:04am

My sister's figure leaning against the mantel in my bedroom startled me awake. The blue glow of her phone illuminated her face in the dark. She was checking her messages. I sat up and said, "What are you doing?" She didn't answer.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:04am

Wild garlic and wild onion are two of the most frustrating cool-season weeds homeowners have to deal with in Georgia. Both of these weeds are closely-related and difficult to tell apart.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:03am

The 9th Annual Augusta Home and Garden Show returns to the CSRA next weekend as locals begin thinking spring.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:03am

Columbia County residents can put storm debris on teh curb for a county contractor to haul away next week.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 5:01pm

Crumpled trees and collapsed power lines left about 85 percent of Columbia County residents without power on Thursday, which had swarms of Georgia Power and other utility crews struggling to restore service.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 6:03pm

Columbia County school officials announced this afternoon that all school will remained closed Thursday because of the icy conditions on county roads. All after school activities also are cancelled, according to a news release.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:56pm

A steady pelting of sleet and freezing rain has emergency crews and power companies scrambling Wednesday, as ice coated trees continue to crumple, bringing down power lines as they fall.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:15pm

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A vandal slashed tires of residents in an Evans neighborhood Saturday evening.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:49am

Gander Mountain will break ground next month on a new 52,000-square-foot store along I-20.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:49am

Columbia County law enforcement are searching for owners of electronics left at Electric Medic.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:48am

In a room was filled with close friends, family and teammates Cassandra Wade, a senior at Lakeside High School, was nervous but ready to sign her future away to play soccer at a collegiate level with Columbus State University.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:22am

Prep Calendar for February 12, 2014

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