An article in the March 11, 2015, edition of The Columbia County News-Times about crime statistics reported by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office incorrectly stated the reported numbers of burglaries and incidents of criminal trespass.
New recruiting office is next to Academy Sports across from the Mullins Crossing shopping center and features twice the space and four times the parking than its old office, a 1,500-square foot facility behind the Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts off Interstate 20.
Shannon Devon Patton and Daniel Joseph Newton were never indicted in South Carolina for the murder of Jack Murray and will be up for parole in Georgia next year. That bothers Murray's stepson, Michael Murray, who faults the state for not prosecuting them for murder there and fears that they might be set free by Georgia after serving only 12 years.
Registration for Martinez-Evans Little League Spring Baseball is still open. Registration for juniors closes March 27, wee ball ends on March 31 and senior and big finish on May 5. Go to mellbaseball.org.
Today, March 18
Greenbrier at Aiken, 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 19
Augusta Christian vs. Savannah Hurricanes, 2 p.m.
Evans at South Aiken, 5:30 p.m.
Friday, March 20
Augusta Christian at Cardinal Newman, 4:30 p.m.
Harlem at Jefferson County, 5 p.m.