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Vendors sought

Posted: March 27, 2012 - 11:00pm  |  Updated: April 3, 2012 - 11:00pm

Hometown newspaper of

Austen Steele


As an eighth-grader, Salil Ghamande already is getting noticed for his golf talent/PAGE 10


A music series

featuring the blues returns to Columbia County.


Vendors sought

Vendor spaces are available for the Marvin United Methodist Church craft bazaar to be held April 14. Spaces cost $25, plus $5 for tables, and are available by calling (706) 210-0893, or emailing


Applications for the Barbara C. Beazley Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Columbia County Foundation for Children, are now available from www.ccfchildren.com, at all Columbia County high schools and at 7009 Evans Town Center Blvd. Deadline is July 3. For information, email ccfoundationfor

Flag drive

The city of Harlem is collecting old, unservicable flags for proper disposal by the Woodmen of the World. Flags may be dropped off through June 14 at City Hall, 320 N. Louisville St.

Thrift sale

Helping Hands Thrift Store, 6347 Columbia Road, is holding a sale through Saturday. The store, which is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on first Saturdays, is operated by the Columbia County Foundation for Children.


Augusta Alzheimer’s Association Program Director Kathy Tuckey will present information on the association for a free lunch program at noon Tuesday at the GHSU Alumni Center, 919 15th St., Augusta. Reservations are due by noon Monday by calling (706) 731-9060.

Faith series

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, will hold Awakening Faith, a nine-week program for inactive or marginally active Catholics, each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. starting April 11 at the home of Mary and Joe Soparas. For information, go to www.st-teresa.com, call (706) 364-9289, or email mary.soparas@gmail.com.

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