Evans High band tours London
As the Evans High School Band made a left turn at Trafalgar Square, director Richard Brasco looked up at the moment the shutter clicked.
Pupils put voices to work in chorus
For a few moments, the sound of singing was replaced with a few giggles.
Perdue eyes governorship
His resume shows his experience as a state senator, former veterinarian and small business owner.
Grovetown Middle has principal
Grovetown Middle School has a new leader at the helm, even before the first brick is laid.
Sheriff's office worker awarded
A filled auditorium showed just how much Michelle Carter was appreciated, said Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Johnny Whittle.
Harlem hoops change course
Over the years, there were always two things that could elicit chuckles from the folks in Harlem - the Oliver Hardy Festival and the annual futilities of the Harlem High School boys' basketball team.
Road improvements planned
Some of Columbia County's roads have been approved for a facelift.
Get up and go
First Baptist Church of Evans is offering its sanctuary as a place for prayer and meditation from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call 863-1228. The church is located on the corner of Washington and Belair roads.
Jana Brooks, the daughter of Carl and Nan Brooks of Harlem, recently earned at 4.0 grade-point average in her first semester at the Medical College of Georgia. She is a student in the School of Radiology.
Greenbrier High School will be having a silent auction and band spaghetti supper Feb. 2. The silent auction will be from 6 to 8 p.m. with the supper being served from 4 to 8 p.m. A live auction also will be offered from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Items up for bid include an Andy Jones vehicle, a hot tub, golf cart, OMNI Health Club membership and more.
As reported in The Columbia News 60 years ago, Jan. 29, 1942
Recognize 'Excellent' school
As pointed out in our sister daily newspaper last week, Columbia County school officials inexplicably have failed to publicly applaud Stevens Creek Elementary for being named a Georgia School of Excellence.
No more dumpster babies
During the 2000 legislative session, HB 1365, the Safe Place for Newborns Act 2000, was introduced by five members of the Georgia House of Represen-tatives. It passed the House on March 3, but was defeated by the Senate March 22.
School change lacks study
Columbia Countys effort to bring equity to elementary school programs has lost its focus. All it takes is a little homework to fix it.
Stupid is as stupid does
Forgetfulness became expensive last week for a Martinez man who accidentally carried a 9 mm pistol into the Augusta Regional Airport.
Forgive us our trash baskets?
It is truly astonishing what happens to Bible stories when they are retold by young scholars around the world.
Evans girls top middle school rank
The middle school basketball season has come to a close in Columbia County, and it was a memorable campaign for the Evans Middle School Lady Knights and their second-year coach Blake Crewe.
AC's Wright achieves triple-double
Melissa Wright was on her way to a landmark achievement last week, but during the journey she had to overcome a personal roadblock.
New focus reaps rewards
Let's play three guesses.
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