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I have answered many calls and made several site visits in the past few weeks dealing with weed control in home lawns. Summer-annual and perennial weeds are popping up everywhere. The warm temperatures have allowed these weeds to flourish.

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Can you fry bell pepper rings like onion rings? A: Yes. In the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen we have made fried bell pepper rings and Vidalia onion rings. Place a bell pepper on its side and slice it to create rings.

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Upcoming events in Columbia County.

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HOW TO ADOPT To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and other services. The facility is at 1940 William Fe...

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Lakeside's Nick Reid is ready for this season, especially after sitting out the latter part of last year's slate. In a late October contest against Warner Robins, Reid took a cheap shot to the helmet. The hit resulted in a season-ending broken jaw. "It hurt," Reid said. "It was sad watching from the sideline, not being able to play with my family."

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FOOTBALL SCHEDULE All times 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise listed   Aug. 19 Augusta Christian At Augusta Prep Burke County At Grovetown Lakeside at North Augusta   Aug. 26 Butler at Greenbrier Harlem at Glascock County North Augusta at Evans North Oconee at Grovetown Jefferson County at Lakesi...

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Earlier this year, Keith Walton traveled to the University of Virginia with a purpose. The Augusta Christian coach befriended the new Cavaliers coach, Bronco Mendenhall, who led BYU for 11 seasons.

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Over the next several weeks, more than 1.7 million students will walk through the doors of Georgia's public schools. Some of those students are kindergartners just starting their journey. Others are high school seniors almost ready to take the next step.

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"A conservative is a statesman who is enamored with existing evils, as distinguished from a liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

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I admit it. I've pulled the shades and watched The Bachelorette. I've jumped in the middle of the fray between two or three housewives, the O.C. and N.Y. being my favorites.

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Edward Christian to Edward Christian; 466 Northridge Circle; $0; Deed of gift Victor Hyatt and Starr Hyatt to Jimmy W. Sholey and Heather D. Sholey, JTWROS; Map & Parcel number: 065A, 824; $410,000 James L. Whitehead and Bridget R.

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Jerald Vaughn Labrake and Linh Thi Ngoc Hoang applied for a marriage license March 28 and were married August 7 in Augusta Fernando Keith Elliott Jr.

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• The Martinez-Evans Little League is holding its fall registration for different age groups. Registration for Majors and Rookie League runs now through Aug. 28, while Minors and Coach Pitch goes to Sept. 1. Wee ball and T Ball runs until Sept 5.

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Steven J. Murray, 28, will be able to enter his plea to charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime on Aug. 15 in Burke County Superior Court.

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 1:24am

Robbie Lee Mauzon and Saul Edward Saylors each face two counts of conspiracy to commit the robbery of a commercial business, two counts of robbery of a commercial business, and two counts of the use and carry of a firearm during crimes of violence.

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 1:24am

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