These pets are available for adoption from Columbia County Animal Services. For more information, call (706) 541-4077 or visit www.columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. Adult animals cost $25 to adopt and kittens cost $20. All animals must be spayed or neutered. Visitors must wear closed-in shoes to visit the kennel area, which is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway.
Send us a family photo, and we'll publish it in The News-Times. Bring or mail a photo to our office at 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3B, Evans, GA 30809, or e-mail photos to cnt@newstimesonline. com. Be sure to write a few words to tell readers about your trip.
Local hotels and CSRA Happy Tails will hold a Kibble for Kritters pet supply drive during December, with dropoff locations at Best Western Hotel on Jimmie Dyess Parkway; White Columns in Thomson; and America's Best Value Inn in Augusta.
Free. Christmas festival starting 6 p.m. Dec. 1, Barton Field Outdoor Theater; visit by Santa Claus, Chris Kringle Mart, hay rides, refreshments, entertainment, bonfire; open to the public; (706) 791-6433.