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Sun, 07/08/2012 - 12:02am

The Columbia County News-Times brought home 19 awards in statewide competition, including eight first-place awards and second place for General Excellence.

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 12:01am

Voters in Columbia County will see many familiar faces and a few new ones when they cast ballots in this year's primary elections.

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 12:01am

Current Events calendar

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 12:00am

Columbia County's Summer Beach Blast on Friday at Lady Antebellum Pavilion will feature The Tams, The Swingin' Medallions and Bobby Hendrick's Drifters.

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 12:00am

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office won't charge Jimmy Vowell, a county Code Enforcement officer accused of entering a Martinez home without permission.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 7:22pm

A judge refused to grant a bond Friday for Blake Davis Weems, 19, of Evans. Weems is accused of molesting a now 13-year-old girl over nearly a year.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 5:36pm

A judge refused to grant a bond for Ismail Asad Jenkins, 19, of Grovetown, on Friday. Jenkins is accused of kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old girl.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 5:20pm

A Martinez man was arrested on drug charges Friday after leading deputies on a high-speed chase.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 2:40pm

Columbia County authorities seized more than 1,100 packets of what is believed to be synthetic marijuana from Pumpkin Center Store Thursday. Charges are pending against the owner.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 12:51pm

Columbia County authorities are looking for a couple they say spent more than $3,500 using stolen credit cards at the Evans Walmart on June 20.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 11:11am

A big band concert, patriotic festival and talent show are some of the weekend events happening in or near Columbia County.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 11:07am

Business owners in the West Town shopping center are concerned about the future of their businesses after the Martinez Kmart closes.

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 9:30am

The Columbia County Planning Commission voted 4-0 to recommend denial of 50 apartment units next to Kennametal off Old Evans Road.

Thu, 07/05/2012 - 7:52pm

Authorities charged an Evans man with aggravated assault Wednesday after his wife claimed he beat her with an ax handle.

Thu, 07/05/2012 - 12:25pm


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