Water park provides heat relief
Krystal River is open daily from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and is located at 799 Industrial Park Drive in Evans. Special group rates, season passes and birthday party packages available. For more information about the park, call (706) 855-0061.
Columbia County makes plans to pay homage to its veterans
This Veterans Day, Columbia County will celebrate in a big way by saluting the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces with a barbecue cook-off, the American Vietnam Veterans' Tribute, arts and crafts and entertainment.
New Harlem museum receives a 'Hardy' welcome
Standing on the front lawn of the Laurel and Hardy Museum in Harlem, you could feel the excitement in the air.
Celebrating a milestone
Though the Cummings family has lived in Atlanta and in Florida, they have come full circle.
Estate sale draws buyers to Thomson
THOMSON - The barn behind the plantation-style house at 254 North Seymour Drive in Thomson was filled with framed paintings, crystal glasses, cut diamonds, persian rugs and oak furniture.
Teen graduates with 13 years of perfect attendance
When Greenbrier senior Clint Shearouse walked across the stage to receive his diploma, he fulfilled a vow he made when he was five-years-old.
Virtual car tag office opens
Columbia County drivers can now save themselves a trip to the motor vehicle office by registering for their tag with the click of a mouse.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
As reported in The Columbia News 25 years ago on Wednesday, July 20, 1977.
On Thursday, July 18, at 11:50 a.m., the First Baptist Church of Evans will have Time Out, a monthly "inspiration and lunch" gathering for all who live or work in our community. The cost for lunch is $5.00. Please make reservations by noon Wednesday, July 17. Call the Church office (863-1128) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Church is located at the corner of Belair Road and Washington Road in Evans.
Mundy nearly claims state title
Former Lakeside High School star Jay Mundy finished one shot out of a playoff at last weekend's Georgia State Amateur Championship. The 81st annual tournament was held at Doublegate Country Club in Albany.
American All-stars shine
Box scores don't tell the story of the Area 2, District 6 Little League baseball tournament, a double-elimination event which was played last week at Eisenhower Park in Augusta.
The Lakeside High School football team begins practice Monday at 8 a.m. Players should meet at the school commons area. Physicals are required in order to participate. For more information call 863-0027.
Little league pitcher nears perfect game
Martinez-Evans Little League baseball player Travis Cerasuolo came close to pitching perfection during a game last week with the MELL American League All-star team, but he wasn't about to do any cartwheels.
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