Dean announces he'll run for mayor
The division between Harlem city council members and the mayor may be coming to head.
Gridlick a challenge with new school lot
Ask any parent if the traffic situation at Martinez Elementary is worse this year and you'll get a one-word answer:
Deputy's shooter gets 40-year term
The woman who, in June, pled guilty to shooting a Columbia County Deputy was sentenced on Tuesday.
Voting cards show precinct changes
Columbia County voters have been receiving new voter registration cards in the past week, updating their voting precincts for the upcoming elections.
Preparation makes college less daunting
Heading off to college is one of the many milestones people now face in life, but the transition is not always easy.
Teacher of the year is lifelong learner
Preparing pupils for the 21st century is particularly challenging, especially when you have no idea what jobs you are preparing them for, said Evans Middle School seventh grade social studies teacher Lorraine Hall, Columbia County's 2001-2002 teacher of the year.
Yes they can
Jersey Johnson fed the green peas into the large metal machine. In seconds the peas shook down the chute, the purple and green husk flew into a galvanized steel bucket.
An 18-hour drive home from Texas seems like a trip around the block when there's a World Series trophy sitting in the passenger seat.
Science teacher chosen for islands study
Evans Middle School seventh grade science teacher Mary Bowers can tell all her friends she vacationed in the islands this summer.
As reported in The Columbia News 69 years ago on Thursday, August 17, 1933:
Army Master Sgt. Donald M. Thomas has been awarded his second Meritorious Service Medal.
Excursion in Scotland
Five members of the Augusta Chapter of the American Singles Golf Association attended an international tour with 25 other singles from across the United States sponsored by the national organization.
Get up and go
The American Cancer Society is offering Look Good...Feel Better, a national program to help women undergoing cancer treatment deal with appearance related side effects. Sessions are conducted by volunteer cosmetologists. The program is free.
An Augusta man faces two burglary charges in Columbia County and could face up to four similar charges in Edgefield County.
The third annual Steven W. Patch Memorial Golf Tournament will be Saturday at Forest Hills Golf Club. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by a putting contest at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Registration is $300 per team - or $75 per individual player - and includes lunch. All proceeds benefit the Steven W. Patch Scholarship for students with cancer at Augusta State University. For more information, call Jason Smith at 868-1222, Ext. 115, or send e-mail to PatchTourney@aol.com.
School lunch menu
Columbia county school lunch menu
A small vacation
Alec and Evan Masella pose in front of the World's Smallest Police Station in Carrabelle, Fla. The family stopped at the tourist spot on their way home to Evans from vacation at St. George Island, Fla.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Lakeside loyalty pays off for new football coach
The phone keeps ringing, and the fax machine keeps humming, but Randy Hill won't complain.
This time when the clock struck midnight, Josh Grant was on top of the world.
Matches to raise funds for tennis programs
Petersburg Racquet Club will play host to a tennis fund-raiser Friday through Sunday to benefit the Augusta State University tennis program. The fun-filled weekend will feature numerous events for area tennis enthusiasts.
Dallas man putts his way to $2,500 purse
Playing with the Tiger Woods of Putt-Putt on Sunday, Cliff Matthews said he felt relaxed.
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