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Adversaries would have approved of monument
Editor: Ms. rich white Republican L. Gilmores anti-Southern diatribe (letter, Sept. 22, Another Confederate monument is offensive) brings me to believe she is one of many who, having fouled their nest in Richmond County, have fled to Columbia County, bringing the racial poison of selective tolerance and affirmative historical relativism.

Columnist didn't finish the job on grief's terms
Editor: Barbara Seaborn, in her Oct. 6 column, Grief unfathomable, failed to include the next verse after I Peter 5:7. Verse 8 reads: Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Departments learn teamwork
Management trainees from all branches of Columbia County government made the trek to the Golden Harvest Food Bank's Faith Food Factory on Old Savannah Road on Wednesday to help an Appling food bank.

Church seeks donations for new school addition
Dale Tunnell is disgusted with the moral decay of society. In fact, as pastor of Augusta First Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Wheeler Road, Tunnell thinks today's young people should have an environment where they can grow in Christ.

Evans educator hailed as top county teacher
Evans Middle School seventh grade social studies teacher Lorraine Hall was feted Thursday as Columbia County's 2001-2002 teacher of the year.

Curtain call
Evans High School's drama department would like to do a little re-decorating.

Panel keeps watchful eye on children
Joann Herbert admits children are her passion.

Bike path nears opening
As long as you provide the power, you can start using the 2.7-mile multi-use path along Evans to Locks Road soon.

A new judge on the bench
He may wear the black robe of a judge, but Juvenile Court Judge Douglas Flanagan also has a wardrobe of Micky Mouse ties.

Career Day offers pupils look at different professions
When she grows up, Euchee Creek Elementary School third-grader Carlye Pankey is planning to be an art teacher.

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

Columbia County newsmakers
Billy Byler, of Martinez, was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Dean's List for the spring 2002 semester.

School lunches
Columbia County school lunch menus.

Property transfers
Bill Beazley Homes Inc. to Darnell Starnes 658 Monroe St., $110,900.

Current events
Oakey Grove Baptist Church is holding a mass choir concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with special guest the Rev. K.B. Martin, of the Antioch Baptist Church, Augusta.

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 34 years ago on Thursday, October 10, 1968.

'Big 32' a boost for Evans, county
Evans High School athletes and coaches finally see a light at the end of the tunnel - and, at last, it isnt from a high school association train bearing down on them.

Observe National School Lunch Week
National School Lunch Week was established by Joint Resolution in Congress on Oct. 9, 1962. This year Columbia County School Nutrition Program is celebrating the 41st year with the theme Stars, Stripes, and School Lunch.

Getting an early start
Dont let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for (others) in speech, in life, in faith, and in purity.

Spoilsports will make path off-limits
Under construction since early this year, and scheduled to officially open soon, a ribbon of asphalt along Evans-to-Locks Road is an open invitation to hikers, bikers, runners, walkers and strollers.

Soon it's time to milk voters
If money is the mothers milk of politics, weve got a lot of politicians around here who should be wearing green mustaches.

Sports schedule
High school sports schedule

Teams set for post season action
They're making room in the trophy cases and staking out prime spots to hang the championship banners - Columbia County high school squads plan to haul in some hardware in postseason action, which begins this week in several fall sports.

Coaches keep eye on young standouts
He's making a list, he's checking it twice - and one name looks very nice.

Sports briefs
The Evans High School Athletic Booster Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the school's media center. All interested parents are invited to attend.

Time to celebrate
Columbia Middle School football coach Tony Kramer was a little concerned last week.

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