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A bill by Columbia County state Rep. Barry Fleming would allow juries to consider gang membership as an "aggravating circumstance" when evaluating whether to give a convicted murderer the death penalty.

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 11:19am

One lane of High Hampton Drive in West Lake has now reopened as crews repair a ruptured natural gas line.

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 10:36am

Former Grovetown mayor Dennis Trudeau qualified Wednesday for the March 19 special election to the fill the unexpired term of resigned council member.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 5:03pm

An Augusta man previously involved in a Ponzi scheme focused on sporting events was sentenced to prison for continuing the scheme.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 4:10pm

A jailer at the Columbia County Detention Center was recently arrested and fired for providing contraband to inmates.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:55pm
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 11:39am

Columbia County commissioners have taken the first step toward amending an ordinance to grant a raise in the base amount of Sheriff Clay Whittle's pay.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 9:33am


Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:24am

Riverside Elementary School Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:23am

Special needs students enjoy Prom Night...

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:22am

The STARs will be out in Harlem Thursday as the Columbia County STAR students are recognized and the overall STAR winner is named.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:21am

Columbia County's fourth annual Charity Gala is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:21am

Grovetown High School's Joe Dauda scored four goals to lead the Warriors to a season-opening win over Hephzibah.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:19am

Colby Ellis will play soccer for Southern Polytechnic University.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:18am

Three Columbia County basketball teams made it to the state playoffs, while two former Greenbrier High School baseball players helped Georgia Southern beat Georgia in a three-game series.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:18am


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