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Rubble is all that remains of Trade Center memories
My world came crashing to the ground about 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 11. I was watching the news and talking to a friend in California, telling her to watch the same channel so she could see the replay of tower No. 2 of the World Trade Center collapsing.

We stand tall
We Stand Tall We bow our heads and say a prayer.

Young protesters clueless; terrorists underestimated U.S.
This is in response to the anti-war protests that occurred in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 29th.

Proposed changes in horse rules 'infringe on lifestyle'
To all horse owners, residents and people in Columbia County who just want to live life and be happy:

Young protesters clueless; terrorists underestimated U.S.
This is in response to the anti-war protests that occurred in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 29th.

Schools' successes rewarded
The staffs of two Columbia County elementary schools will be rewarded for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Harlem weighs annexation
Harlem Mayor John Bentley hopes to expand the city limits of Harlem.

Volunteer counseled survivors of attacks
When Jerry Wilcher found out about the terrorist attacks, he fell to his knees in shock and mourned with the nation.

Spears delivers firefighter funds
It's the vision Frank Spears can never erase from his mind.

Police investigate rash of car break-ins, thefts
Dennis Smith had never worried about crime in his Evans neighborhood.

Current events
Fist Baptist Church will be hosting a concert by the United States Army Chorus of Washington D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. The musical selection will include but not be limited to folk, classical, and pop tunes. For more information call 706-733-2236, ex. 223

Property transfers
Sand Hill, C. Michael Brown and Jill A. Brown, 4168 Tindall Drive, $84,900

Military milestones
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Kendal D.Thompson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

Police reports
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 47 years ago, Oct. 7, 1954

Open lake land to development
If anyone still questions the power wielded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, just ask David Hogan.

Source for help in time of trouble
As anyone who can read, operate a remote control, or log onto the Internet knows, there is no shortage of places one can turn these days to find out whats going on in our suddenly scaled-up war on terrorism. Experts talk the night away all over radio and TV, and journalists may soon wear down their fingertips pounding out what they know, or think our country should do in response.

Sorry, but we aren't worth attack
In the words of one local emergency worker, Columbia County now has its own urban legend.

Middle school football winner still unclear
The Greenbrier Middle School football team remained unbeaten this season after posting a 32-0 win over Evans Middle School on Tuesday at the Brierpatch.

Harlem girls 'play hard' for win
The Harlem High School softball team had reason to be relaxed before Tuesday's home game with Jefferson County.

Hicks siblings see college victory
Two of the top athletes to perform at Greenbrier High in the school's brief history happen to be brother and sister.

Sports briefs
High School Sports Schedule

Fantastic fastpitch
The Harlem High School softball team has stepped out of the shadow of other Columbia County prep fastpitch squads this season.


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