Augusta Prep's Julia Hatcher hasn't always loved basketball, but admits that it has become something of an obsession for her as her talent and skills have grown. "It has been my passion for a while now," the 15-year-old sophomore said.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:05am

Charles Li, 10, claimed first place Monday in the Columbia County Spelling Bee

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:41pm

Columbia County authorities are lookign for men who broke into an Evans restaurant Monday morning.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:28pm

Columbia County authorities are looking for two people accused of stealing cigarettes from a Martinez drug store.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:21am

  Columbia County schools will remain closed Thursday, due to persistent icy conditions on area roads, officials announced this morning. Officials also said school employees, including twelve month personnel, should not report to work Thursday and that all school system activities and events wo...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 9:59am
Mon, 01/27/2014 - 10:39am

Construction is set to begin the first week of February on an improved route for Columbia County commuters, according to Georgia Department of Transportation.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:08am

Police Blotter, Jan. 26, 2014

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:08am

Blue Ridge Elementary Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:07am

Choir concert The internationally renowned St. Olaf Choir and Conductor Anton Armstrong present a concert at St. John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene St., Augusta, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:06am

Two candidates vying for seats in Congress stopped in Evans on Wednesday.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:06am

Experts tout the benefits of family meals. When Mom, Dad and the kids sit down at the table and pass the peas and engage each other in pleasant conversation, good things happen.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:06am

Dear editor: Gil Ward's Jan. 19 letter titled "Evolution cannot be scientifically proven and supported" was an abomination. How can the News-Times print a letter such as this? People of faith, people that believe in creationism, like Mr.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:06am

What an exciting time to live in Columbia County! Personally, aside from a few months of cooler weather, I think our county has all of the amenities that continue to attract new residents. We have a lot to be proud of in our community.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:06am

The clock is ticking. Those who wish to save the old Evans teacher's cottage have only about a month to come up with a plan. The property is under contract to sell - the owners will not say to whom - and the buyer wants the site cleared by Feb. 28.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:06am