Savannah River Bluegrass, from Aiken, S.C., will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Appling Opry, 5701 White Oak Road at Ray Owens Road in Appling. Admission is free, and a jam session follows. For information, call (706) 541-9721, or go to www.
Because of redrawn lines from reapportionment, elections officials expect there might be some confusion as voters prepare to cast ballots.
Wayne Canty, of Augusta, is asking contributions toward Splash of Augusta, a water park he's planning to build off Interstate 20 near Harlem.
The Columbia County News-Times brought home 19 awards in statewide competition, including eight first-place awards and second place for General Excellence.
Voters in Columbia County will see many familiar faces and a few new ones when they cast ballots in this year's primary elections.
Current Events calendar
Columbia County's Summer Beach Blast on Friday at Lady Antebellum Pavilion will feature The Tams, The Swingin' Medallions and Bobby Hendrick's Drifters.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office won't charge Jimmy Vowell, a county Code Enforcement officer accused of entering a Martinez home without permission.
A judge refused to grant a bond Friday for Blake Davis Weems, 19, of Evans. Weems is accused of molesting a now 13-year-old girl over nearly a year.
A judge refused to grant a bond for Ismail Asad Jenkins, 19, of Grovetown, on Friday. Jenkins is accused of kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old girl.
A Martinez man was arrested on drug charges Friday after leading deputies on a high-speed chase.
Columbia County authorities seized more than 1,100 packets of what is believed to be synthetic marijuana from Pumpkin Center Store Thursday. Charges are pending against the owner.
Columbia County authorities are looking for a couple they say spent more than $3,500 using stolen credit cards at the Evans Walmart on June 20.
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