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 - 3:56pm

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 - 2:15pm

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 - 2:49am

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

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:49am

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

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:48am

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 - 2:22am

Prep Calendar for February 12, 2014

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:21am


Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:20am

While Lakeside Safety Rashad Roundtree has dominated the local recruiting headlines for the last few weeks, another solid prospect has emerged in Columbia County.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:15am

More than 20 girls came out and put on their finest evening gowns for the 2014 Miss Sweetheart Pageant.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:10am

Three Evans businesses in the Liberty Square shopping center that were found in nonconformance last year are almost in the clear after Columbia County planning commissioners approved the uses. The full commission is expected to uphold the decision later this month.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:09am

Amy Herrington has enjoyed watching game shows for as long as she can remember, and on Monday, family and friends will watch a special episode of Wheel of Fortune with her.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:43am

In the waning moments of Evans High School's subregion title win against Lakeside Saturday, Matlin Marshall showed one of the attributes he hopes will lead him into the family business one day.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:37am


Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:31am

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.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:23am