The Columbia County Sheriff's Office won't charge Jimmy Vowell, a county Code Enforcement officer accused of entering a Martinez home without permission.
A judge refused to grant a bond Friday for Blake Davis Weems, 19, of Evans. Weems is accused of molesting a now 13-year-old girl over nearly a year.
A judge refused to grant a bond for Ismail Asad Jenkins, 19, of Grovetown, on Friday. Jenkins is accused of kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old girl.
A Martinez man was arrested on drug charges Friday after leading deputies on a high-speed chase.
Columbia County authorities seized more than 1,100 packets of what is believed to be synthetic marijuana from Pumpkin Center Store Thursday. Charges are pending against the owner.
Columbia County authorities are looking for a couple they say spent more than $3,500 using stolen credit cards at the Evans Walmart on June 20.
A big band concert, patriotic festival and talent show are some of the weekend events happening in or near Columbia County.
Business owners in the West Town shopping center are concerned about the future of their businesses after the Martinez Kmart closes.
The Columbia County Planning Commission voted 4-0 to recommend denial of 50 apartment units next to Kennametal off Old Evans Road.
Authorities charged an Evans man with aggravated assault Wednesday after his wife claimed he beat her with an ax handle.
Two Columbia County athletes will compete for shot put titles in Olympic games this summer.
Teams from Martinez-Evans Little League perform well in postseason play.
Hunter Dunagan won the 2012 Press Thornton Future Masters Golf Tournament on June 26.
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