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.
One lane of High Hampton Drive in West Lake has now reopened as crews repair a ruptured natural gas line.
Former Grovetown mayor Dennis Trudeau qualified Wednesday for the March 19 special election to the fill the unexpired term of resigned council member.
An Augusta man previously involved in a Ponzi scheme focused on sporting events was sentenced to prison for continuing the scheme.
A jailer at the Columbia County Detention Center was recently arrested and fired for providing contraband to inmates.
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.
Riverside Elementary School Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Special needs students enjoy Prom Night...
The STARs will be out in Harlem Thursday as the Columbia County STAR students are recognized and the overall STAR winner is named.
Columbia County's fourth annual Charity Gala is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion.
Grovetown High School's Joe Dauda scored four goals to lead the Warriors to a season-opening win over Hephzibah.
Colby Ellis will play soccer for Southern Polytechnic University.
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.
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