Halfway through a six-month moratorium on high-density housing, Columbia County continues to take a hard stance against townhomes and compact neighborhoods while still granting preliminary approval for three upscale developments that consist of at least 130 single-family lots.
It's hard to imagine what the Lakeside boys tennis team will do for an encore in 2016.
Wanting to get further than they did in 2014, the Panthers finished off a perfect 21-0 season, beating Starr's Mill 3-1 Saturday in Jonesboro, Ga.
It was a big weekend for Greenbrier High School soccer at McIntosh's expense.
The Greenbrier girls got a monkey off their back Friday at home with a 1-0 win, then the boys team followed suit Saturday on the road with a 2-1 triumph.
Before they hit the field Friday for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AAA state boys soccer semifinal, Augusta Prep senior Thomas Suh already viewed the season positively. "It was a successful season," Suh said.
2015 Mr./Miss Columbia County Pageant looking for entrants; deadline to enter Wednesday, May 27; up to age 16, $65 entry fee, ages 17-24, $85; (706) 664-5010, firstname.lastname@example.org Free Estate Planning and Elder Care Planning Seminar 3 p.m.
A News-Times article in the May 6 edition about Harlem soccer players receiving individual honors, misspelled the name of one Lady Bulldog player. The article should have said that Kaily Short was named to the All-Region 3-AA first team.
By Mike Rosier
North Augusta Today Interim Editor
Larry Welch grew up in California and traveled all across the Southeast before ever crossing paths with his first day lily, one that bloomed in his yard in North Augusta in the spring of 2003.