Rick Meyer says people are often surprised to learn that North Augusta has no multi-year contract with Nike to host the Peach Jam.
Instead, the agreement has been struck year-to-year over the 20-year history of the event.
We just got back from a week at the beach and, for the first time in a very long while, everybody came. I was literally surrounded by love for an entire week, and it was the best experience I've had in quite a while.
With regard to the "Notice of Property Tax Increase" that appeared in The Columbia County News-Times July 5, I urge all to encourage your Columbia County Commissioner and the Commission Chairman to reject this increase.
In the current war over the Confederate battle flag, one of the generals is Charles Kelly Barrow, the vice chairman of the Georgia Civil War Commission who is also "commander-in-chief" of the Georgia chapter of Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV).
The five men who have declared interest in running for the Columbia County Commission District 3 seat may have a wide and varied array of backgrounds and experience, but the do share one interest - getting a handle in the county's rapid growth.