Wildwood Park design discussion
A public input meeting to discuss preliminary design proposals for Wildwood Park will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, at Eubank Blanchard Community Center, 6868 Cobbham Road (Highway 150), Appling.
For further information, call Columbia County Community & Leisure Division at (706) 868-3484 or visit www.co.columbia.ga.us.
Retired educators to meet
The Columbia County Retired Educators will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at the Gibbs Library on Belair Road.
All retired educators are invited to attend and join.
For more information, call Helen Morris, president, at (706) 863-7949 or Margaretha Lotz at (706) 863-0895.
Martinez Firefighters hitting the street
Martinez Firefighters will be on the streets with their boots collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Labor Day weekend, Friday through Sunday.
They will be collecting at the following Columbia County locations: Bi-Lo on Columbia Road, Lowe's on Bobby Jones Expressway, K-Mart on Washington Road, Kroger on Washington Road and Columbia Road, Wal-Mart Supercenter in Evans, Food Lion on Belair Road and Old Petersburg Road.
Of every dollar raised, 79 cents stays in this area to help local patients with neuromuscular diseases.
Law enforcement training to begin again
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is holding a Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy beginning Sept. 12. The free 9-week course is held each Thursday evening and it open to county residents 18 and older.
Participants will be given an insight to the everyday operations of the sheriff's office as well as firearms training, which includes live fire on the shooting range.
To sign up or for more information, call Capt. Jim Marsh at (706) 541-4027.
The Georgia Forestry Commission is now accepting seedling applications at the Columbia County office at 5887 Wrightsboro Road, Harlem. For more information, call Chief Ranger Steve Abbott at (706) 556-3962.
Parade applications being taken
The Oliver Hardy Festival is taking applications for participants in the annual Oliver Hardy parade, to begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 5.
For more information, call Harlem City Hall at (706) 556-3448 or e-mail harlemcityhall@charternet.
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