It's the law: Slower drivers move right
Many people in the area have complained lately about motorists driving in the inner lane of a four-lane road. The problem is a real one: the number of slow inner lane drivers will likely increase. That is because roads are increasingly congested, and also because suicide lanes used for turning are no longer routinely approved in new construction.
Leadership needed on protection of newborns
When the daily paper recently listed important measures yet to be passed by the Georgia legislature, the paper did not even mention the Safe Haven Bill (which will protect the lives of newborn infants).
Community assistance for Greenbrier lauded
As a representative of the Greenbrier Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organ-ization, I would like to extend the heartfelt thanks of all the faculty, staff, parents and students at Greenbrier to those members of the community who have supported us so generously.
Plants will expand, create jobs
A couple of plants in McDuffie County have announced expansion plans, including one that used to be in Columbia County.
Panel votes to amend school attendance policy
Greenbrier Elementary School third-grade teacher Cheryl Gamblin went to Tuesday's Board of Education meeting for one thing. And she got it.
Schools see high rankings
Some Columbia County schools achieved top rankings in the state, according to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, which released its Spring 2002 Report Card for Parents on Tuesday.
Golf's trickle-down effect
Several months ago, Tom Grant, general manager of The Club at Jones Creek, was eating dinner at a New York City restaurant when a man at the next table recognized the logo on his shirt.
A new bridge on Columbia Road is waiting on Mother Nature.
Joe D. Cawley & Gail M. Cawley to Anthony P. Wood & Michelle T. Wood, 4145 Eagle Nest Drive, Evans,$121,000
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
As reported in The Columbia News 60 years ago on Thursday, April 16, 1942.
Money where their mouths are
Though it sometimes seems like Columbia Countys new Evans courthouse annex is going to take forever to complete, the nearly $12 million facility actually is on track for an early-summer opening.
Turn off TV, open a book
The dear, sweet Martinez lady who looked after my kids when they were young was what marketers would call a plus-size.
Cheer now, but fix struggling schools
When its time to belly up to the taxpayers trough, the public school system is always first in line. Though it isnt politically correct to say so, school systems in Georgia are showered in cash, far more than any other use of taxpayers funds.
The dress is sackcloth
When the king heard the womans words, he tore his robes. As he went along the wall the people looked, and there, underneath, he had sackcloth on his body.
Faith, family lead Colbert toward Paine
She stood at the podium with a basketball in one hand and a Bible in the other. Using both with great skill helped Shannon Colbert get to that podium.
The children spent most of the afternoon getting used to holding the fishing rod and baiting the hook with the slippery worms.
'Packs' J.J. looks to be headed to big leagues
While most eyes in the sports world are on Augusta for today's final round of the 2002 Masters, the eyes of many in the Chicago Cubs' front office are planted firmly on Lansing, Mich.
Prep teams get ready to resume their action
There will be plenty at stake when Columbia County's high school athletic teams return from spring break this week.
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