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A Supreme Court ruling won’t affect a Harlem teen sentenced to life in prison.
One of America’s Founding Fathers was responsible for establishing Columbia County.
Tuesday is the deadline to apply for the Barbara C. Beazley Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Columbia County Foundation for Children. Applications are available from www.ccfchildren.com, at all Columbia County high schools and at 7009 Evans Town Center Blvd. For information, e-mail email@example.com.
Mistletoe State Park will hold special events during the week of July 4, including a campsite decorating contest, games, programs and a concert by the Kelley Family at 8 p.m. Friday. The park also will hold a Junior Ranger program July 11. For information, call (706) 541-0321.
The Chess Players of Augusta will hold the CSRA Summer Open Saturday at the Columbia County Library in Evans. For information, contact Adam Shaw at (706) 825-7152, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CareSouth Hospice is seeking volunteers for its hospice training program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 9 and 11 at the office at 231 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez. Lunch is provided. For information, call Sally Griffin at (706) 550-9966. Registration deadline is July 6.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will celebrate its 132nd anniversary at 2:30 p.m. July 8 with the Rev. Charles E. Goodman and Tabernacle Baptist Church of Augusta. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
Shepeard Community Blood Center is holding blood drives at the following dates and locations: July 10, Milton Ruben Chevrolet, 3514 Washington Road, 12:30-4 p.m.; July 14, Ryan Lariscy Memorial Day, Shepeard Community Blood Center-Evans, 4329 Washington Road, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.