Wednesday, May 22, 2002

School butterfly project takes wing abroad
The swallows return to Capistrano.

Fallen Sept. 11 soldier will be honored at event
Their home is filled with snapshots of Maj. Stephen Long's life.

Years of struggle pay off for honor graduate
Ronda Hampton is not a household name.

Send us your snaps
Did you snap some pictures of a family member during Columbia County schools' graduation festivities?

Caps, gowns, smiles and frowns
They heard stories of great tragedy.

Time capsule
As reported in aThe Columbia News 38 years ago on Thursday, May 21, 1964.

Crime zones
Here's a list of crimes compiled from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The offenses included are:

Current events
Memorial Day celebration

Get up and go
Georgia Legal Services Program staff will be in Columbia County June 19 to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal help.

Police reports
A Martinez man reported that someone entered his home May 10 and took electronic equipment valued at $250.

Columbia newsmaker
Courtney Renee Manuel has received a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education from Augusta State University.

That championship season
The spring sports season was simply spectacular for Columbia County's high school athletes.

Second-place finishes show athletes strength
When Lauren Peters returned to Lakeside High School on May 11, she was asked how her Lady Panthers' tennis team had fared in the Class AAAA Final Four earlier that day.

Evans' Greene catches on in Texas
Former Evans High School star Todd Greene made quite an impression on his new Texas Rangers' teammates Saturday night.

Greenbrier advances, Evans out in playoffs
The Greenbrier and Evans high school baseball teams both completed their state playoff quarterfinal series with Monday sweeps on the road, but the Wolfpack and Knights were in much different moods during their return trips to Columbia County.

Sports briefs
The Columbia County Patriots will hold soccer tryouts for the 2002-03 season for U10 through U14 boys and girls teams starting May 28, and, U14 through U19 boys and girls teams starting June 17. All tryouts are conducted at Patriots Park, and all competitive players in the CSRA are welcome.

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