The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports. A Grovetown couple is facing child cruelty charges in connection with the brutal beating of their 10-year-old son.
Sanderlin Green Houses in Appling is known for its spring crop of flowers, but it's also famous for its large showing of poinsettias each December.
The Sanderlins start growing the poinsettias in early August, according to owner Judy Sanderlin.
The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta will have its third annual Holiday Open House and Artisans Market this weekend.
The free event will be held 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.