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Money matters loom for 2002
There's one constant in local leaders' visions of 2002: Money.

Humane society edges closer to shelter
The Columbia County Humane Society is hoping for a happy new year.

BMWs added to fleet
A Hog or a Beemer? It makes no difference to Deputy Paul Burks.

Harlem steadies budget
Harlem council members said they are not going to spend much more in 2002 than they did in 2001.

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.

Current events
Evangelist Fred McCoy of Warner Robbins will be the guest speaker from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 6 at Bethesda Baptist Church, which is located off Highway 78 between Grovetown and Harlem. For more information, call 556-6818.

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 38 years ago, Jan. 3, 1963

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

Resolutions mean doing it again
Great actions are not always true sons of great and mighty resolutions.

What's ahead in 2002?
If 2001 was a building year for Columbia County, 2002 will be the year in which much of that new construction is completed.

Officials fail zoning test
The Marshall family, as an attorney representing them reminded county commissioners recently, has been in Columbia County since before the county existed.

Marshall lends Pack punch
Life just got tougher for opponents of the Greenbrier High School basketball team.

Future looks bright for several up-and-comers
With 2001 done, I've decided to look into the future of Columbia County sports. There are several athletes who are relatively unheralded today but seem destined to one day become top prep performers.

Sports briefs
Applications are now being evaluated for The Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only; boys and girls ages 10 to 19 are eligible to apply. Past participants include Michael Jordan and Grant Hill. Camp locations include Gainesville, Ga. There also is a Team All Star Camp for school and AAU teams. For a free brochure call (704)568-6801.

To succeed, county hoops teams have hurdles to leap this year
Now that the new year is here, Columbia County's high school basketball teams are set to enter a crucial stretch of the 2001-02 campaign.


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