Jacobie Owens stood with his sister in front of North Augusta Elementary School on Monday morning as he waited to start his first day of school.
Celebrating a new school year A Back-to-School Bash Fun Day for preschoolers through fifth graders will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave. Waterslide inflatables will be available.
Calls for service: 180
Warning tickets: 2
Animals turned in: 48
Animals claimed: 6
Court cases: 2
Health cases: 1
Veterinarian cost: $547
Pickup fines: $297
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Sean Gittens, paralyzed in Iraq, received a new, specially-adapted home Saturday from Homes For Our Troops.
Voting was reported light in Columbia County's runoff elections, with minor confusion about which precincts were open in the newly divided congressional districts.
A homeless man was taken to the hospital Monday after hitting the back of an SUV in Martinez.
Columbia County District 1 "will truly miss out" if voters don't elect David Dekle to the school board.
Keith Eric Lyons, 43, of Harlem, was shot Sunday with his own shotgun that someone mounted to his kitchen counter as a booby trap.
Either Rick Allen or Lee Anderson would do well in Congress, while Carolyn Chase gets the nod for school board.
The Young Artists Reperatory Theatre will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a production of the musical "Annie."
A $10,000 scholarship from the National Gardening Association is enabling Evans gardener David Gianino to pursue a horticulture degree from the University of Georgia.
The unusually wet start to August means our area might get a bumper-crop of caterpillars and other fall pests.
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