Stiff fines should deter water waste
We all know how fast Columbia County is growing, and I for one am not sure if the infrastructure is in place to support the growth. I feel we will soon be in the same shape as the area of South Augusta.
Cities celebrate service to citizens
During the week of April 20-27, Harlem will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia City Government Week. This week has been set aside to recognize the many services city governments provide and their contributions to a better quality of life in Georgia. Our theme, Georgias Cities: At Your Service, pays tribute to the role cities play in our lives.
School shooting serves as reminder
For Greenbrier High School Principal Gloria Hamilton, there are two events that have profoundly affected her life and the lives of those around her: Sept. 11 and the massacre at Columbine High School.
Panel OKs proposed day care
A planned day care that has sparked controversy in neighborhoods along Hardy-McManus Road got the green light this week from Columbia County commissioners.
Finance proposal boosts golf club
The Bartram Trail Golf Club project took a step closer to construction April 15 when a revised financing plan was presented and approved.
County's religious community sees change
Columbia County soon may have its first Catholic Church if negotiations over a site on Columbia Road are successful.
Philip A. Waggy & Patricia L. Waggy to Christy M. Clark & Michael A. Clark, 4059 Raintree Drive,$91,000
Get up and go
Harlem High to present play
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
As reported in The Columbia News 48 years ago on Thursday, April 22, 1954.
Singer, comedian and speaker Scott Davis will be at the Bethesda Baptist Church today for the morning service. He will speak to the youth group during Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., and will sing and speak during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m.
An Evans man was Augusta's first shooting death of 2002.
Playing on God's team
Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that so easily besets us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us....
'Spooky' earns national praise
When Evelyn Browne and a couple of her friends started a food drive in Columbia County eight years ago, they never in their wildest dreams expected fame, or fortune, or even recognition for their effort.
Booher: County makes Earth Day progress
Will Earth Day truly become what it was always meant to be?
Bus union a waste of money
Here we go again.
AC sees region victories
Athletes from Augusta Christian Schools excelled in region competition last week, earning three of four team titles available in tennis and track and field.
High school sports schedule
Baseball: Lakeside at Statesboro, 5:30 p.m.; Harlem at Richmond Academy, 4:30 p.m.; Evans at East Coweta, 5:30 p.m.; Thomson at Greenbrier, 5 p.m
3 Cavaliers signal intent to join college teams
Considering Sam Nicholson, Kenan Yount and Paul Trotter are standout performers on the Augusta Preparatory Day School golf team, it seems appropriate to describe them with the PGA Tour slogan, "These guys are good."
County natives working way to the Majors
Columbia County natives James Shanks and Tydus Meadows are still trying to make it into the Major League, and both are working their way up in the Kansas City Royal organization.
There was heartbreak for the home teams at the Brierpatch Wednesday night, as the visiting Lakeside High School soccer teams topped Greenbrier's squads in two tense matches.
Dates have been announced for the 11th annual Sure-Shot Basketball Camp. The June 3-7 camp will be held at Lakeside Middle School, and is for boys entering grades 6-9. The June 10-14 camp is for boys entering grades 6-9, and will be held at Riverside Middle School. The cost for each of those camps is $75. On June 10-14, a camp will be held at Lakeside Middle for boys and girls entering grades 2-5, while a camp for boys and girls entering grades 2-5 will be held June 22-26 at Lakeside Middle, with each camp costing $70. For more information call Tom Weidenaar or Dave Pitock at 855-6900.
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