Women lace up tennis shoes to help beat cnacer
Sunday mornings for Angie Cook and her mother Jo Dyke now include a 17-mile walk from Cook's home on Harlem-Grovetown Road, into Grovetown and back.
Voters say yes to drink measure
Grovetown citizens will soon be able to enjoy a cocktail with dinner in a local restaurant.
Sept. 11 memorial ceremony shapes up
Wesley United Methodist Church may not hold all the visitors attending Columbia County's" Remembering Our Sorrow, Proclaiming Our Hope" ceremony on Sept. 11.
Moms gather to pray for schools
Debby Rosenbauer believes that if more people knew what an impact prayer had, they wouldn't use it as a last resort.
3 pupils take part in science challenge
Three local students were among the 14 semifinalist in the state and 400 in the nation selected as semifinalists in the 2002 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge.
Ballot questions allow voters to voice opinions
Sure, the 12 questions on Columbia County's Republican ballot were non-binding.
Teachers win language club's top honor
Two area teachers have a lot to dance about.
Panel nears tree-mandate draft
Members of Columbia County's Tree Ordinance Advisory Committee are getting closer to a tree ordinance draft to propose to county officials.
Commission gains new faces
They gathered in the Evans Government Complex to watch vote counts rise and some political aspirations fall.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Columbia county public schools menu
Lunch menu for area schools
Watson-Brown scholarship recipients
The Watson-Brown Foundation Board of Trustees recently awarded more than 337 college scholarships, representing a financial commitment of about $1 million.
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.
Get up and go
The Georgia Forestry Commission is advising residents whether their homes are at risk of woods or brush fires. The free service is particularly aimed at rural residents.
Sovereign Bank FSB to Dorothy C. Bouldin and James R. and Susan S. Eaker, 320 Village Square,$120,000.
Past collides with present
If anyone is keeping score, in predicting races in Georgia I got six right, two wrong, and a couple mixed.
Confused about vote? Blame officials
Every 10 years, the boundaries of voting districts must change to accommodate shifts in population. Where there are more residents, the districts shrink; where there are fewer residents, the districts grow. The result is that each elected official in those districts represents roughly the same number of voters.
Heavenly basis for earthly action
Whats a Christian to do? Keep yourself unspotted from the world, says the Apostle James (1:27). And in his letters to the early Christians, Paul often urged them not to live as those whose minds were on earthly things because, Our citizenship is in heaven (Philippians 3:19-21).
Signs, cards made for wild election
When we look back on the primary election of 2002, it will be remembered for the restructured County Commission and the countywide-chosen chairman that resulted.
Coach ranks among state's Top 5 in wins
When a person speaks of a football coaching legend, the first thoughts to come to mind usually in the pro and college ranks are Vince Lombardi, Paul "Bear" Bryant and Don Shula.
Weare leads Knight to victory
All-Star team earns World Series title
The Columbia County Recreation Department Dixie Boys All-Star baseball team had a summer to remember, and by bringing home state and World Series titles in Dixie's 13-14 age division, the squad etched its name in local baseball history.
Greater Augusta Swimming will be hosting tryouts for interested swimmers on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Augusta Aquatics Center.
Where have all the ex-directors gone?
Restless nights are nothing new for Lee Chomskis.
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