Commissioners OK encroachment
Usually encroachment requests are fairly simple: there's little controversy to stand in the way of approval by Columbia County officials.
Republican canadidates rally
Columbia County Republican candidates were on hand Thursday night to tell residents why they are the right person for the job.
Pupils receive superior ratings at language contest
Stevens Creek Elementary School's Spanish program recently received a certificate of excellence from the Foreign Language Association of Georgia(FLAG).
ASU grad named Fulbright scholar
Mark Lockard is about to make good use of the voltage converters and luggage he's purchased while working as a part-time employee at Mori Luggage and Gifts.
Detention Center chefs ready to get cooking in new kitchen
Imagine cooking more than 400 meals a day in a room too hot to get a suntan in.
West Lake Inc. to Lifestyle Investments Inc., Lot 19B, Section XVI, Phase II, $57,000
Tell us about your achievements
We want to hear about the achievements, recognitions and accomplishments of Columbia County residents. Send them to us and we'll publish them in the Newsmakers section of The Columbia County News-Times.
Stevens Creek Elementary honor roll
The following pupils at Stevens Creek Elementary have been named to the A honor roll:
The woman accused of shooting a Columbia County deputy pled not guilty last month to a host of charges in Columbia County Superior Court.
Martinez elementary honor roll
The following pupils have been named to the honor roll at Martinez Elementary School:
Resumen en Espanol
La mujer acusada de herir a un diputado del Condado de Columbia se declaro inocente el mes pasadp a una serie de cargo en la Corte Superior del Condado de Columbia.
Greenbrier Elementary School honor roll
The following pupils at Greenbrier Elementary School have been named to the A honor roll for the fourth nine weeks:
The Columbia County Deputy who was shot while transporting a prisoner in April returned to work earlier this week.
As reported in The Columbia News 34 years ago on Thursday, June 6, 1968.
Riverside Elementary honor roll
The following pupils at Riverside Elementary have been named to the A honor roll for the fourth nine weeks:
Ex-Prep athletic director thanks school, community
Five years ago, I came to Augusta Prep as the newly appointed athletic director, not knowing what to expect from my new school or the Augusta area. Now, as I depart Augusta Prep, I leave with an immense sense of pride in all that has been accomplished in our athletic program.
Meet Prep's new athletic director
Augusta Preparatory Day School is pleased to announce that Tom Holodak will be the next athletic director at APDS. Holodak has been at the Greenhill School in Dallas since 1981, where he actually took over the cross country team from former Prep headmaster Steve Blanchard.
Southern Mpact Athletics, Augusta's only independently owned all-star cheerleading program, will have its first-ever open tryouts/evaluations on June 22 at 8 a.m. at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church. Open to all seriously interested girls in grades 1-12. Please contact Nicki Milford at 863-9115 for more information.
Gridiron standout changes direction
Throughout his senior year at Greenbrier High School, Nick Wandless had a plan - he wanted eventually to enter college athletics, then work hard and prove himself at the next level.
Greenbrier standouts get 'Giant' opportunity
Philip Tapley wasn't at home waiting for his phone to ring last week.
Best of the best: All-County baseball team
This sounds like a broken record, but it was another great year for high school baseball in Columbia County.
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