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Greenbrier High principal named
Dr. Sandra Carraway, who brought Riverside Middle School to national prominence when it was named a National Blue Ribbon School this year, has been named the new principal of Greenbrier High School.

Laurel and hardy museum set to open
The City of Harlem is readying for Ollie's moment in the sun.

House candidate has fund-raising
Ron Cross is putting his money where his hat is.

Cop's life dedicated to service
The flag in front of the Columbia County Detention Center flew at half-staff on Thursday - one day after one of the officers who once helped run the center died in a car accident.

With one arm, 'Nubby' reached out to many
Think about the last time a service station owner approached your pump with a smile on his face, greeted you by name and asked about your family. Try to remember when he showed up to pull your car out of a ditch or bring enough gas to get you home after a long day at work.

Area business pitch in for schools
Gwen Phillips, youth marketing manager for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Augusta, knows that its partnership with the Columbia County School System is just good business.

Summer surprises
It's been nine years since Marge Adams decided it was time to help kids in Grovetown have something to do during the summer months.

Emergency official steps down
Scott Sherman began serving Columbia County in 1988 as a volunteer on the rescue team.

Property transfers
Jeanette S. James to Judith K. McSwain, 467 Connemara Trail, $104,900

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

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 38 years ago on Thursday, July 16, 1964.

Sports briefs
Kip Custer, 10, is already driving to victory behind the wheel of a car that he helped build. The Martinez resident will be racing against competitors from around the world at the 65th All-American Soap Box Derby on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 in Akron, Ohio.

Ex-Wolfpack slugger could have big future in Athens
Former Greenbrier High School baseball star Chad Thornhill will be a red-shirt freshman for the University of Georgia Diamond Dogs in 2002-03.

Evans practice field suits Stallions
Columbia County is not known as a hotbed for professional football.

Little Leaguers win district tournament
The Martinez-Evans Little League 13- and 14-year-old All-star team swept four games to win the District 6 Junior League tournament, which concluded last week in Athens.


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