'Cheerleaders' for the arts invited to participate
I commend The News-Times and correspondent Deborah Steele for the excellent coverage of the recently held New Horizons Art Festival at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion. The story pointed out the excitement that the arts can provide, and the many talented artists and developing artists that we are fortunate to have in Columbia County.
Dog takes long way home
People always say dogs have keen tracking abilities, but no one ever expects they can find their way back home from farther than down the street.
Organization helps those in need
Talking turkey is nothing new for Bill Campbell.
The Clarks Hill-Leah Homeowners Association presented Leah Volunteer Fire Department Chief Charlie Hogan with a $500 check.
New face will join McDuffie council
McDuffie County will usher in a new face and an old one in January, after voters defeated one incumbent and returned another to office last week.
Commissioners reapprove town center district
It wasn't any more quiet the second time around.
Blackburn edges Ezell again
Mildred Blackburn was in the board of elections office Tuesday night when she learned she had won a second term representing District 4 on the Columbia County Board of Education.
New devices get approval from voters
There were a few glitches, but overall Deborah Marshall - the executive director of the Columbia County Board of Elections - said she was pleased with the performance of the county's new electronic voting equipment.
GOP gets big wins through county
Standing there, watching election returns come in from across Georgia, State Rep. Ben Harbin looked a little shell-shocked.
"Spirits" of Columbia County
Dean elected to lead Harlem
Scott Dean bore a wide grin Tuesday night as he called friends and family from the Evans government complex to let them know he had won the Harlem mayoral race.
McDuffie County set to open first animal shelter
Starting Tuesday, McDuffie County will be home to a brand new Animal Control Facility
Committee will study builder license proposal
A proposal to license builders in Columbia County will be studied by a committee of county officials and builders before it will go to county commissioners for approval.
Belair Ridge, LLC to Linda D. Germany, 101 Ginkgo Lane, $71,500.
Get up and go
Brookwood Elementary School in Columbia County will be performing its 13th Annual production of "The Nutcracker" in December.
Columbia County school lunch menus.
As reported in The Columbia News 47 years ago on Thursday, Nov. 11, 1954.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Columbia County's Veteran's Day Bar-B-Que Cookoff will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Brookwood Elementary pupils watch the Veterans Day ceremony in front of the school. Parents of children who are active or retired from the military were honored at the event.
Winners, losers after historic vote
In every election, there are winners and losers who go beyond the candidates on the ballot. After the gloating of the winners and the sobbing of the vanquished, then, we offer a look at the outcome of last weeks election.
Tyranny of tolerance
Like the proverbial pendulum, human thought swings from one side to the other. But those who believe todays pendulum has been stuck on the wrong side for too long, yearn for the day when the swinging comes their way again.
Election boosts Columbia County
Ever since Columbia Countys public officials gradually gravitated to membership in the Republican Party, the standard battle-cry of Democratic candidates has been that the county is shortchanged.
Temper wins with humility
The hour was crawling toward midnight, as election results snaked across the bottom of four big-screen televisions in the corners of the Double Eagle Club.
Heart of a champion
Most members of the Lakeside High School football squad know the story of teammate Kyle Key, but every now and then, Key adds a twist to the tale.
The Family Y Gasping Gobbler 5K Run/Walk is schedule for Nov. 23 at Wilson Branch, 3570 Wheeler Road. Check-in is 7:15-8:30 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m.
Millward looks to Nationals
Evans Middle School seventh grader Kevin Millward turned some heads last weekend in Atlanta.
Weekly bowling scores
Listed by high game and series
Cream of the crop
The Evans and Greenbrier high school football teams aren't going to the state playoffs this season, but the future looks bright for both the Knights and Wolfpack.
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