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

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is now using social media sites as a tool.

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:45am

Last Meeting: Aug. 31, 2012 The Lions jumped out to a 28-6 haltime lead and won 45-28. Last Meeting: Sept. 7, 2012 The Cavaliers beat the Crusaders 31-12. Last Meeting: First Meeting Last Meeting: Sept.

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 12:06am

Last Week: 3-2 Season total: 3-3 I am not off to a great start this season picking games. Last year, I finished the season 54-12 (81.8 percent), which put me at 80.9 percent over the last eight years. So, 50 percent is not where I expect to be.

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 12:06am

A 61-year-old Augusta man died in a weekend kayaking accident on the Sa­vannah River, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 12:05am