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County employee was handling mosquito pellets appropriately
Re the Aug. 28 letter to the editor from Estella Hernandez, Larvacide shouldnt be handled without gloves

After assault at group home, neighborhoods deserve answers
Our world is inundated with legal and ethical dilemmas. What is legal may not be ethical or moral. An example is the big business practices of Enron, Worldcom, Tyco, etc. They tell us what they did is legal, but were their actions ethical or moral?

Character Week ends by saluting patriotism
On Friday night, the Statue of Liberty had red hair and glasses.

Hot topic
You've heard of the Bermuda Triangle. Columbia County now has the Barbecue Triangle. Hunger goes in, but it doesn't come out.

County issues cleanup challenge
Columbia County's Clean and Beautiful committee is issuing a challenge to county residents - clean up the county.

Lakeside students win big at meet
Two Lakeside High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America members brought home gold medals from the national competition this summer.

New state law spells out parapro requirements
Columbia County has decided to end the confusion over the new No Child Left Behind Law and will ask all of its paraprofessionals to become "highly qualified."

Animals find homes through pet project
Jennifer Cruz could not stop smiling.

Adults creating exhibits for Columbia County fair
Dorthey Siens quilts by hand, "the old-fashioned way," she calls it.

Circus coming to town
The city that moves by night will be spending a few days in Columbia County.

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

Get up and go
Hollywood 2002, Evans Elementary School's annual fund-raising carnival, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the school at 628 Gibbs Road.

Current events
Columbia County planning officials Thursday evening will meet to discuss revisions to the county's zoning ordinances involving adult bookstores. The public hearing will take place during the county's Planning and Zoning Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Evans Government Complex Auditorium.

School lunches
Columbia County school lunch menus

Back-to-school moments
Submited by Columbia County News-Times readers

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 21 years ago Wednesday, September 16, 1981.

Keep porn parlors out, period
At first glance, a public hearing Thursday night sounds like a barn-burner.

Dumb voters? Not in Georgia
Dmocratic voters in Florida must be the dumbest animals roaming the planet.

Harlem quarterback's brother dies in accident
The close-knit community of Harlem was struck by tragedy last week when North Harlem Elementary School student Andrew Hawkinberry was killed in an automobile accident on Interstate 20.

Revenge attempts fall flat
The Lakeside High School football team was looking for revenge in Friday night's game at Evans High School, but two former Panthers had the last laugh after the Knights' 28-14 victory.

Game day unlucky for Lakeside
Columbia County's high school football action fell on Friday the 13th last week, and Black Friday was part curse, part blessing for the local prep squads.

Knights will lose to 0-3 foe
A.B.'s high school football picks

Athlete spotlight
Augusta Christian Schools - Cole Rabun

Youth soccer
Columbia County weekend soccer schedule at Patriots Park


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