Lieutenant governor visits
Georgia Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor (second from left) cuts the ribbon Sunday to officially open the Columbia County Democratic Party Headquarters on Washington Road in Martinez.
Depot dinner fund-raiser set
Ever wanted to enjoy a meal in the dining car of a train?
School looks at Spanish classes
The meeting will be held Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 in the cafeteria at Riverside Middle School.
Harlem prepares to party Hardy
Harlem's population is expected to swell Saturday to around 26,000, as area and international visitors come to the city for the 14th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival and Dance.
Animals mark blessed event
"How do you know dogs go to heaven?"
Opera enchants elementary pupils
Briana Burnett always thought opera was kind of blah.
Volunteer teams lend needed hand
A team of Westinghouse Savannah River Co. employees got to spend Friday at camp - Girl Scout camp.
Family fun at the fair
Stevie Eidson of Thomson gives a ride to Spanky the spider monkey at the Columbia County Merchants Association Fair.
As reported in The Columbia News 25 years ago on Wednesday, October 5, 1977.
Columbia County school lunch menu.
The Martinez Fire Department responded to the following calls during the week of Sept. 22-28:
Get up and go
Bellevue Baptist Church will hold two special services at the church off Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown. Homecoming services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday with dinner to follow.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Was murder linked to status?
Unsolved cases of murder rightly arouse concern and intrigue in the general public, often prompting private citizens to intensely observe all disclosed facts, evidence and theories relating to such crimes. Unheard of is the decent community that easily forgets a case of unsolved murder. Someone always remembers.
Press, pulpit fight in 22nd
You know, folks, we dont vote in Richmond County. I suppose we probably could under certain circumstances, along with dead people and prison inmates. But generally Columbia County residents dont get a choice in who runs our regions biggest city.
Dated material begins to pile up
"According to our chronology, the creation of the world fell upon the entrance of the night preceding the 23rd day of October, 4004 B.C."
Christmas in November
In this day of career politicians it is refreshing to have a candidate for public office who transcends partisan politics. Dr. Barbara Christmas, who is seeking the office of state school superintendent, is such a candidate.
Workers' school spat went too far
Set aside any questions about who is right and who is wrong in an altercation between the principal of Grovetown Middle School and a Columbia County bus driver who accuses her of simple battery.
Teams bashed on Black Friday
Things couldn't have gone much worse last week for Columbia County's high school football teams.
Wolfpack, Bulldogs are looking for road victories
Greenbrier and Harlem have huge region road games Friday night, and though losses wouldn't end their playoff hopes, wins could propel the Columbia County squads toward postseason berths.
Augusta Preparatory Day School's Homecoming 2002 festivities will be Friday and Saturday at the Flowing Wells Road campus.
South Gwinnett, Wolfpack win in track
Even a wrong turn couldn't keep Katie Almond from crossing the finish line in first place, a full minute and 33 seconds in front of her nearest competitor.
Athlete Spotlight: Kelvin Sturgis
Harlem High School's football foes finally have figured out how to deal with Kelvin Sturgis.
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