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Columbia County's Alternative School gets the green light to continue its SOS program, designed to keep fifth-year seniors from becoming dropout statistics.

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:00pm

The state of Georgia is failing to meet its constitutional obligation to support public education, and instead is defunding education to the state's detriment.

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:00pm

Coworkers of hospitalized Columbia County Board of Elections Director Debbie Marshall hope to raise funds to support her family with a cookout today, 10:30a.m. to 2:30 p.m., behind the library in Evans.

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 3:40pm

Four teens arrested last month for squirting glue in the locks of Greenbrier High School might have to pay restitution to attend college in the fall.

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 3:23pm

A Grovetown teen was arrested Thursday for shoplifting spray paint and marbles from Walmart.

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 11:29am

The temporary closing of Ronald Reagan Drive was suspended for the weekend, but restarted Monday.

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 7:57am

Harlem grad Josh Wirsu helped continue Gordon College's run through the Junior College World Series as he pitched the Highlanders to a win against San Jacinto College Wednesday night.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 4:28pm

The Gordon Park Speedway has been closed since May 16 by order of the State Fire Marshal. They hope to reopen soon.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 3:57pm

No one was injured in a fire that started in the wall of an Evans home Thursday.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 3:29pm

Champion speller Rachael Cundey made it to the semifinals of the National Spelling Bee before misspelling "cheyney."

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 2:28pm

Columbia County authorities cited eight teens for underage drinking Tuesday at a house party in Evans.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 11:42am

Three Evans residents were arrested in connection with a May 19 armed robbery in the West Lake subdivision.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 11:20am

Now that state-imposed three-year moratorium on property tax reassessments has ended, local assessors are expecting some taxpayers to get sticker shock in their tax bills.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 9:16am

Dennis Joe Boyd, 65, of Harlem, was reported missing on May 8. Last week, searchers looked for Boyd in a North Carolina national forest after his car was found abandoned.

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:41pm

A Columbia County resident called authorities Wednesday morning to report a "sign shaker" holding a "Bite Me" sign on Fury's Ferry at Park Lane.

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 9:55am

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