Severe weather training offered
This is a week to prepare for three months of potential danger.
Professionals offer glimpse into careers
John Saxon was there to revive an industry. Sgt. First Class Andre Jackson came to recruit.
STARs of county honored
Kenny Kay is Columbia County's STAR Student. That doesn't surprise anyone who knows the Lakeside High School senior
More hearings needed on curriculum change
Columbia County School Board trustees agreed that public meetings are needed before they approve new elementary curriculum guidelines.
Room offers safety from storm
Inside a room made of reinforced concrete blocks and a double-layered steel roof, Pam Tucker turns three deadbolt locks on a steel door. She is prepared for a tornado.
Grovetown school gets name
The Columbia County Board of Education gave final approval to the name of the new middle school in Grovetown on Tuesday night.
Brookwood Elementary School
A honor roll and A/B honor roll students
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Allison R. Popplewell, daughter of Mike and Christie Popplewell of Appling, was named to the Dean's List at Augusta State University for the fall 2001 semester. Allison is a graduate of Augusta Christian School in Martinez.
The Appling Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual subscribers meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.
Resumen del Espanol
William Carr es un hombre muy afortunado. Carr, 51, de Martinez, fue rescatado ya en este mes, despues de pasando dos horas colgando en el aire en su tractor al lado de un puente cerca de Saluda, S.C.
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.
As reported in The Columbia News 24 years ago on Feb. 15, 1978
William Garr is a lucky man. The 51-year-old Martinez man was rescued earlier this month after spending hours in a tractor trailer dangling over the side of a bridge near Saluda, S.C.
Be prepared for severe weather
It was shortly before midnight when a string of powerful tornadoes ravaged four southwestern Georgia counties on Valentines Day in 2000.
Learning about our imperfection
Praise be to the Lord... Not one word has failed of all the good promises He gave.
Business leaders now leading
Hallelujah. The Metro Chamber has spoken. All it took was a two-by-four to get their attention, to finally get them to speak out in favor of fixing Augustas government.
Tell DOT: Leave Belair alone
Columbia County commissioners meet Tuesday with officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation, and topic No. 1 on their agenda is the future of North Belair Road.
The Columbia County Recreation Department will hold youth baseball and softball registration from Monday through March 2. Registration is at Patriots Park Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hill leads Lakeside wrestling to victory
Randy Hill has been a coach and teacher at Lakeside High School since the school opened its doors in 1988.
Weekly Bowling Scores - Men's and Women's High Game and High Series, Jan. 23-Feb.5
Club teams keep players on the field year-round
It's been a long season for the Columbia County Patriots Under-17 girls soccer team, and Wednesday was another long day.
Caught up in the net
Spring isn't in the air, but soccer balls will fill the sky this week, as Columbia County high school squads hit the pitch and herald the start of the 2002 spring sports season.
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