Nearly 1 million wounded veterans are waiting for their medical claims to be adjudicated.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:03pm

Notwithstanding the view of some folks, it wasn't courage that caused Columbia County School Board member Mike Sleeper to oppose a tax increase.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:03pm

School superintendent Charles Nagle, with his wife, Lisa, was presented a flag that flew over all the schools in the county at a retirement reception at the Board of Education.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:02pm

Westmont Elementary School second-graders raised money and learned lessons with their third annual "Lemonade Wars."

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:02pm

Columbia County current events calendar, June 2, 2013

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:01pm

Workers install a seven-foot clock in the tower of the new Center for Primary Care in the Gateway center in Grovetown.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:01pm

Residents and staff at Brandon Wilde celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day with 5K road race and a full day of wellness events.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:01pm

Columbia County Police Blotter, June 2, 2013

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:01pm

Lifelong Leah resident Edith Reese recently celebrated her 107th birthday.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:00pm

Augusta Prep marked the final class of 2013 commencement exercise in Columbia County with a ceremony Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Boardman Athletic Center.

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 4:12pm

A 56-year-old Evans man died Thursday after a head-on collision in Burke County. According to a Georgia State Patrol spokeman, a Cadillac Catera driven by Brandon Deshaun Nunnally, 25, of Hephzibah, crossed the center line after coming around a curve on River Road and struck a Honda Accord driven by...

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 11:08am

  Rachael Cundey ascended to the summit of all spelling bees when she made her fifth trip to the national contest this week, but she never made it to the top. Rachael tripped on the word “calotte,” a small, brimless cap, in the semi-final rounds Thursday, falling out of contention for the S...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 4:30pm

The Earthmine vehicle traveling Columbia County streets during the next couple of weeks will use a mapping system from a NASA program.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 2:34pm

An annual telethon Sunday, June 2, will benefit the Childrens Hospital of Georgia.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:59am

With highs in the upper 80s and no rain in the forecast, it's a perfect weekend for outdoor events in Columbia County.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 9:20am