Ginny Allen ventures out into her garden twice a month, looking for bees and logging how many she sees. A participant in the Great Sunflower Project, Allen said it's an easy way to participate in a national research project.

Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:01am


Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:01am

Evans High School fastpitch softball has a Boston Butt fundraiser September 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for 10th-grader Taylor Hayes, who is undergoing a 6-week treatment in Boston, Mass. for a brain tumor.

Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:00am

A couple weeks ago I noted that area parking lots were sprouting red metal donation boxes owned by a North Carolina company that has been in hot water with state authorities over representing itself as a charity.

Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:00am

I've always been the kind of woman who retains watermelons. I blame it on my constitution. Melons have spent weeks with me in the summer, traveling from pool to picnic to lake to porch and home again. My children develop attachments and name them.

Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:00am

Even if everything Secretary of State John Kerry says about chemical weapons in Syria is true, the evidence would prove only that Bashar al-Assad committed crimes against civilians. It would not prove the U.S.

Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:00am

The Lakeside Panthers fended off the Thomson Bulldogs to win 23-14 Friday night.

Sat, 09/07/2013 - 12:30am
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 10:21pm

Grovetown High School administrators presented senior Darius Watkins with a ring and championship banner at the school's first pep rallly of the year.

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 4:07pm

No one was seriously injured in a wreck that rolled a van twice.

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 11:54am

The Greenbrier High School Lady Wolfpack softball team earned a Region 2A-AAAAA win Thursday night with a 2-1 win over Evans.

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 8:45pm

East Georgia Pop Warner League football players traveled to Athens, Ga. to participate in a segment for ESPN College GameDay that will air on Saturday, September 7.

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 1:41pm

Columbia County officials are asking for county-themed art works for an Oct. 19 juried art show.

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:25pm
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 11:50am