Churches see shift in crowds
Bill Harrell compares what happened to Columbia County's churches immediately after Sept. 11 to the response that was seen nationwide during World War II.
Evans High band jets to London
Evans High School sophomore Kevin Golden had a 16th birthday he'll not soon forget.
Year in review
In Columbia County, 2001 saw two major concerns - controlling growth and providing safety.
Medallion Construction Company, Inc. to Mark R. Hofman and Jane O. Hofman, 203 Sarah Creek Court,$109,900
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
As reported in The Columbia News 31 years ago, Dec. 30, 1970
All Columbia County libraries will be closed New Year's Day in observance of the holiday. They also will close early at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31. The book return box at Gibbs Library will be locked to prevent over filling. Fines will not be charged for the holiday.
An incorrect charge was given for an arrest reported in the Dec. 23 Columbia County News Times. Barry William Edwards was charged with driving on a suspended license.
Get up and go
The Leah Volunteer Fire Department will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at station No. 2 on Burks Mountain Road. The public is invited to attend.
Review: Looking back at 2001
For Columbia County, 2001 was less a year of change than it was a year of preparation for change. The news events that shaped 2001 will have much of their impact next year, and in years to come.
Time for ringing out the old year
A mature friend wears a T-shirt that reads, Id ask you where I put my car keys if I could remember your name, and I laugh. Forgetfulness is supposed to be funny to the Social Security set. I laugh again at the explanation that, We dont forget things because were old, but because our disks are full. I stop laughing, however, when something I wish hadnt happened at all gets stuck on instant replay.
Happy 2002? We hope so
When 2000 finally ended, I had by then had my fill of the final year of the 20th century.
Greenbrier makes Christmas tourney win
The Greenbrier High School boys basketball team entered the Columbia County Christmas Tournament as a long-shot, but it became big shots after taking the title with two wins at the Lakeside High School gymnasium.
Strong coaching, point guard puts Pack over top
Greenbrier High School has never been known as a prep powerhouse in basketball.
The Augusta Lodge of Elks #205 competition for the 30th annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be held at Murphy Middle School in Augusta on Saturday, Jan. 12. The national free-throw shooting contest for children ages eight through 13 starts at 9 a.m.
Rebounds help Lakeside girls to tournament victory
The Lakeside High School girls basketball team realized that Santa Claus wasn't responsible for fulfilling its top holiday request.
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