Green space panel discusses mechanics of new program
The Columbia County Greenspace Committee is getting close to receiving land from an unnamed donor.
Groups promote voting
Contrary to popular belief, The Augusta Chronicle's Rants and Raves column is not the most effective means of voicing political opinions in the area.
Traffic woes continue at area schools
It's a self-inflicted problem, and two years after new start times created traffic congestion around two campuses, school officials seem no closer to solving traffic woes than when they first began.
New principal always knew school was her calling
As a grade schooler, Kay Sanders figured out her life's work.
Event draws hot rods, residents to church
Grace Baptist Church sits off Hardy-McManus road in the middle of several Evans subdivisions.
Here's a list of crimes compiled from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The offenses included are:
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
North Columbia Elementary honor roll
The following pupils have been named to the honor roll at North Columbia Elementary:
Airport study a boost for region
Fitting in the category of the one that didnt get away, Columbia County lawmakers can rightly brag about landing a bill on the last day of Georgias legislative session to begin a study of air travel in the area.
Who owns the Savannah River?
We do not ask for an appropriation to pump water into a creek, but for the improvement of one of the largest and most important rivers of the United States.
Schools can't teach if kids aren't there
When standardized school testing is such a big deal that an elementary school kid will suffer with a snakebite rather than disrupt the test schedule, thats an indication the stakes for so-called high-stakes tests have gotten out of hand.
Homeowner gets grilling
If every person who really cares about Columbia Countys stormwater utility fee were to lie down, end to end, it would barely provide enough bodies for a West Lake speed bump.
Scholar-athletes to be honored
The annual Augusta West Rotary Club Athlete of the Year Sports Banquet will be held Thursday night.
Panthers ready to hit the water as Spartans
Lakeside High School seniors Ryan Gober and Ashley Bourne have at least two things in common.
Five county teams in state tourney
As expected, Columbia County is well-represented in the Georgia High School Association state soccer playoffs, which get underway this week.
Wins send pack, Evans to playoffs
The Greenbrier and Evans high school baseball teams took care of business, but the Lakeside and Harlem squads have some work left.
The 11th annual Evans High School Basketball Camp will be held June 10-14, and a second session will be July 8-12. The camp times are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The cost is $100 with lunch provide, or $85 is you bring your own lunch. The camp, which is for players ages 6-14, will focus on basketball fundamentals, team play and strategy. For more information contact Kevin Kenny at 863-1198, 650-8008 or 951-3686.
Families flock to annual fishing tourney
Families from Georgia and South Carolina dropped their bait along the banks of Mistletoe State Park on Saturday.
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