You won't find this character in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, but Elizabeth Canas likes her nonetheless. "She's fun and spunky.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:02pm

The Augusta Patriots travel lacrosse team finished third at a recent tournament and will compete in a national tournament in Florida in November.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:02pm

Twitter @ScottRouch Another year of Georgia High School Association Region 2-AAAAA softball is in the books.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:01pm

Saturday, Nov. 2 Region 2-AAAAA Region Meet at Jones County Friday, Nov. 1 (7:30 p.m.) Augusta Christian vs. Orangeburg Prep Grovetown vs. Greenbrier Evans vs. Lakeside Glory For Christ Playoffs Augusta Prep vs. TBA, 7:30 p.m.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:01pm

Monday Cheese or pepperoni pizza Cheese and fruit plate Peanut butter, jelly sandwich Steamed corn Romaine garden salad Pasta salad Orange wedges Milk   Tuesday Chicken sliders Chicken and rice, roll Yogurt snack pack Baked sweet potato fries Green peas Chilled...

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:01pm

Columbia County officials are expected to approve money for a new scoreboard at Blanchard Woods Park.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:01pm

"Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower." -Albert Camus I must have been a pesky child, always asking the insufferable question, "why.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:00pm

As my husband and I walked past the cemetery, our conversation grew spirited. "I thought about you the other day," he said. I begged him, "Do go on." It was a Tuesday and I should have known I was making a mistake.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:00pm

For the longest time, Columbia County has had the reputation as a "development friendly" community. No doubt, the county has earned that reputation.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:00pm

Long before we had iPads and smart phones and apps, we gathered once a year for the county fair. As far back as the 1800s, families anticipated this week of the fall season to share their best crops and latest gadgets and talents. Local fairs united us.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 11:00pm

The Augusta Prep volleyball team lost to Trinity Christian in the GISA Class AAA State Volleyball Championship Saturday at Augusta Prep.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 7:02pm

The Shed Light on Trafficking 5k and Family Challenge is Saturday at Blanchard Woods Park at 9 a.m. Cost for the 5K is $25 and includes t-shirt and goodie bag. Register at Active.com by Friday, October 25, or beginning at 8 a.m. on race day.

Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:07pm

Saturday, October 26 GISA State Meet at Loganville Christian Academy, 10 a.m. SCISA State Meet, TBA, TBA Friday, October 25 (7:30 p.m.) Augusta Christian at Heathwood Hall Augusta Eagles vs. Augusta Prep Evans vs.

Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:07pm

Last Meeting: Oct. 19, 2012 The Lions beat the Highlanders 26-12. First Meeting Last Meeting: Oct. 26, 2012 The Bears beat the Knights, 45-14. Last Meeting: Oct. 26, 2012 The Eagles blanked Greenbrier, 35-0. Last Meeting: Oct.

Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:06pm

Twitter @ScottRouch When the Harlem High School girls softball team held tryouts before the season, you had to look quick to see junior outfielder Ashley Lunz.

Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:06pm