Idea for school tax exemption 'is a winner'
Now that we have had a class titled Taxation 101, let us move on to the next class of Taxation, Intermediate Level. Citizens pay taxes on everything.
Support for benefit dance greatly appreciated
The Greater Augusta Dance Coalition and the family of Cole Wooten would like to express their appreciation for the tremendous support shown to young Cole at the recent benefit dance performance given at the Augusta State University Performing Arts Theater.
Georgia information sought for class project
I am in the fifth grade at Neil Hafley School in Manteca, Calif. I have adopted your state as a class project. I will be doing a report and making a display about Georgia. This spring my class will be having a States Fair. I will display and show everything that I have and everything that I have learned about your state to my whole school.
Fired up for food
You couldn't help but be drawn to the smell.
Good barbecue is no secret - everybody has one
The secret to cooking great barbecue is one thing if nothing else - different according to who you ask.
Store owner thwarts robbery
This time, Eunice Jernigan was ready.
Lakeside teacher follows familiar path to award
Unlike others who are invited, Lakeside English Teacher and Debate Coach Charles Heywood has to earn his way to the Harlem Woman's Club's Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.
For Kenny Kay, academic honor is family affair
District STAR Student winner Kenneth Kay has a lot in common with Michelle Kwan.
North Harlem Elementary is hosting a spring carnival Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the school on Fairview Drive in Harlem. There will be lots of games and plenty of fun. 150
A "Thinking of You in Georgia-Carolina" banner was signed by more than 900 students as part of an FCCLA community service project at Evans High School. Following the September 11 incident, FCCLA members implemented a project to collect money and gifts for the children in the Twin Towers area. This project resulted in the donation of $800 to the Children in Crisis in New York City. Ms. Angela Hillestrand from Saturn of Augusta organized the project and actually delivered the gifts and money to the Children in Crisis Center in New York from the Evans chapter as well as a number of Saturn dealerships throughout the South.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
As reported in The Columbia News 40 years ago on Thursday, March 22, 1962.
Here's a list of crimes compiled from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The offenses included are:
Time to spring forth
Though Ill always miss the lilacs, ladys slippers and shorter allergy season of my native New England, theres no place Id rather be on this first day of spring than in the South. For, as author Henry Van Dyke observes, The first day of spring is not always the same as the first spring day. With traces of snow likely still on the ground in the North, and the danger of frost far from over, you have to come lower in the hemisphere to guarantee those two first days will arrive on the same date.
Political wind starts to blow
Columbia Countys 2002 political season officially begins Thursday, when County Commissioner Frank Spears formally is holding a reception to declare his intention to run for what?
Hooray for gun totin' Harlem granny
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Deport illegals who break law
It would seem like plain old common sense: When an illegal immigrant is caught breaking the law, he or she should be booted out of the United States. After all: If you arent supposed to be here, youre already breaking the law. Violating another rule makes you a multiple offender, right?
The 2002 Comcast Classic tennis tournament will be held March 27-31 at the Petersburg Racquet Club in Martinez. Divisions are Men's and Women's Doubles from 2.5 through Open. Mixed doubles will have 5.5, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5 and 9.5 divisions. All divisions will have a full feed-in consolation or round robin, depending on size of the draw. The cost is $35 for the first event, and $10 for the second event. The deadline for entry is 6 p.m. this Saturday. Entries are available at all CSRA tennis facilities. For more information, contact Petersburg Racquet Club at 860-9288.
Augusta Prep girls drop two at home
Augusta Preparatory Day School and Trinity Christian had just staged one of the most exciting soccer matches imaginable, but for Lady Cavaliers' coach Doug Williamson, the final score was all that mattered Saturday at Blanchard Field.
Running away with it
The Greenbrier High School girls track and field team sent a message during Saturday's Greenbrier Invitational: Second place won't suffice this season.
Lakeside wins in return to Evans
Absence does make the heart grow fonder.
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