U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, the third Georgia congressman to announce his intentions to run for U.S. Senate, visited the Steak 'n' Shake on Jimmie Dyess Parkway Friday, May 3, 2013.
Plenty of events are scheduled this weekend in Columbia County, but outdoor events could be subject to possible rain.
A toddler died Thursday from injuries in a single-car wreck in Appling.
Despite objections from neighbors in the Oak Brook subdivision, Columbia County's planning commission Thursday approved the rezoning of a dormant office park to allow construction of 25 townhomes.
A single-car wreck in Appling resulted in serious injuries and at least one person being airlifted to a hospital.
The Lakeside Panthers lost in the quarterfinals of the state's tennis tournament 3-2 to Union Grove while the Lady Panthers advanced to the state's semifinals with a 3-0 win over Glynn Academy.
Martinez-Evans Little League will hold its annual fundraising festival, Betsy Bingo, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Kelly Park on Old Petersburg Road in Martinez.
A local developer hopes Columbia County planners agree that a townhome project could be a better use for a vacant office-park site on Furys Ferry Road.
A consignment sale to benefit Children's Hospital of Georgia, formerly the MCG Children's Medical Center, will be held May 3 and 4 at Crossbridge Baptist Church.
Larry Long, Columbia County's Board of Elections chairman, died Monday, April 29, 2013.
Old Line Primitive Baptist Church will hold a singing from the Sacred Harp Saturday, May 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Columbia County Police Blotter, May 1, 2013
Despite complications, a plan to build a pavilion to mimic Harlem's former railroad depot is still on track.
One lesson we should get from the recent jail stay of six train-hoppers: Columbia County needs more-frequent misdemeanor court dates.
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