Holiday parade The 2013 Martinez-Evans Christmas Parade will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 1. This year there will be prize money for the Best Overall, Chairman's Award and first place in each of the four categories. Applications can be found online at www.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation had 60 employers on hand in Columbia County for its Hiring Our Heroes expo, a nationwide initiative the foundation launched in March 2011 to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment.
Fielding questions on the Affordable Care Act from an audience of local Republicans, Ralph Hudgens was prompted to ask his own question Wednesday night: "If this is so good for the people, then why do you have to penalize somebody for not signing up?"