The excitement was thick in Hammond Hill Elementary School's cafeteria as faculty, staff, parents and pupils awaited the start of the annual South Carolina Association of School Administrators' Palmetto Finest ceremony.

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:22pm

Friday evening was a night of celebration for members of Jesse C. Lynch American Legion Post 71. Members were celebrating the American Legion's 94th birthday and the post's 81st birthday.

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:19pm

Building Activity: January reports   New residential single family attached: 5 New residential single family detached: 9 New residential two family: 0 New residential three and four family: 0 ...

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:18pm

MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 9: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free income tax preparation for low- and middle-income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide; Nancy Carson Library,135 Edgefield Road; make an appointment, (803) 279-5767 MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m.

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:18pm


Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:04pm

For March 20-26: 21—Mark Walker 20—Travis Smith 22—Audrey McCurry 22—Tawanna Patten-Bridges 24—Owen Gambrell 24—Andrew Smith 25—R...

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:04pm
Tue, 03/19/2013 - 2:38pm

Storms that blew through the area Monday night knocked down trees and knocked out power.

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 8:00am

The Augusta Christian Lions soccer team fell to Heathwood Hall 2-1 Monday night as the Lady Lions lost 10-0 to the Lady Highlanders.

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 8:14pm

Six homeless people riding the rails of a freight train to Savannah are in police custody after being caught aboard in Grovetown.

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 2:48pm

The day after beating a deadline for a state-ordered shutdown, Happy Tails Rescue will hold a rally before the Tuesday, March 19 Columbia County Commission meeting.

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 2:13pm
Mon, 03/18/2013 - 1:26pm

Mistletoe State Park in Appling is spreading the word that it's now available as a place for birthday parties.

Sat, 03/16/2013 - 11:13pm

Even after a mild winter, homeowners are likely to find some evidence of "winter burn" that could be mistaken for disease or insect damage.

Sat, 03/16/2013 - 11:13pm

Columbia County sports Calendar for March 17, 2013

Sat, 03/16/2013 - 11:12pm