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Fences, planning keep livestock in their place
In the dog days of summer, the last thing a livestock owner needs is their livestock getting loose on the roads and in neighborhoods.

Woodmen of the World honor Harlem residnets
The Woodmen of the World Lodge 1406 in Harlem recently recognized some of the citizens of the Harlem community for their work within the community.

Motorist guilty of homicide
An Appling man pleaded guilty to a charge stemming from a car accident that killed a Martinez man two years ago.

Doctors Hospital honors Volunteer of the Year
Krista Martin burst into tears of happiness and surprise when her name was called as the Frist 2001 Award for Volunteer of the Year at Doctors Hospital.

Firefighters encourage safety by the numbers
With sirens blaring and lights flashing, an ambulance races through Columbia County, responding to a medical call on a rainy night. The driver finds the road quickly but has to waste time searching for the residence since there are no house numbers visible from the street.

Area dancers' performance will open Georgia Games
As Ron Jones described the finale of a dance the Georgia Dance Stars would perform for the opening ceremonies of the Georgia Games, his voice broke and he paused.

Bus rodeo contestant shows lots of drive
What is yellow, has room for 72 passengers and is in a rodeo?

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 46 years ago on Thursday, July 12, 1956.

Columbia newsmakers
Lindsay Erin Judy graduated cum laude from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

Police reports
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.

Current events
The Columbia County EMA Office will hold its annual summer blood drive Thursday. The event will take place at the Columbia County Government Complex auditorium from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Two teen golfers qualify for national tournament
Bottom Line: Column/commentary by Ashley Brown - "Area golfers qualify for national event"

Sports briefs
CSRA Summer League swimming Division Championships - Augusta Aquatics Center

Georgia Games come to athletes own home turf
Leah Upshaw is accustomed to competing in racquetball tournaments, but she normally has to travel to events.

Travels end for Determinators
The Determinators travel softball team is set make its final pitch in fastpitch.

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