Harlem citizens appreciated for rainy-day vote
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Harlem for braving the weather and coming out to vote. I appreciate all of the support that I received.
God shouldn't be limited to just male gender
This letter is in regard to Barbara Seaborns column that appeared Oct. 27, entitled In "Goddess we trust.
Service on Harlem City Council eagerly awaited
I would like to take the time to thank the fine citizens of the city of Harlem for the confidence and support they have given by electing me to Harlem City Council. The election process gave me the opportunity to meet many fine people, and I look forward to meeting many more while serving the citizens of Harlem on City Council.
Panel unveils bike path projects
The Augusta Regional Transportation Study has a simple plan for pedal pushers: a network of bicycle paths throughout Columbia, Richmond and Aiken counties.
July 1998 -- Voters approve $28 million in bonds to build the jud
School calendar may see changes
Next summer will be one day shorter for Columbia County students, but they'll get a few more days off during the following school year.
New Justice Center: A point of county pride
It is hard to imagine that the last time Columbia County opened a courthouse, Andrew Jackson was the president of the United States. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime historic event, and we welcome all Columbia County citizens to be a part of it!
Judge settles arguments in courtroom and at home
Superior Court Judge Robert L. Allgood is known for his fair and impartial rulings in the courtroom.
Officials break ground for bike paths
Columbia County officials went from ribbon-cutting to groundbreaking Thursday as they opened a new bike path and the immediately went to work on the next section of the project.
Heads or tails, medallion honors county courthouse
There's one thing all five candidates in Harlem have in common: they all get ornery when they talk about consolidation.
Service will bless land for church
The congregation and ministry of the Church of the Holy Comforter will bless the church's future home, and they hope it will be an oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Furys Ferry Road.
Facility adds chapter to Columbia County history
The concept of county government emerged as part of the liberty-seeking process of English-speaking peoples long before Georgia partitioned its parishes and organized its settled lands into eight, subdivided regions. Smaller than a colony or state, but larger than the cities and towns within its jurisdiction, the county, in the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, "grew among the stepping-stones where freedom broadened slowly down."
Supreme Court Justice will preside over dedication
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will preside over the dedication ceremony of the new Justice Center and Courthouse Annex on Wednesday.
Clean-up at courthouse hurried for dedication
The stained wooden toe-boards were gone, replaced by electric blowers humming air up the wet walls.
Facility offer picturesque backdrop for events
The largest of the four courtrooms in Columbia County's new Justice Center is outfitted with a media room that features darkened glass windows to help obscure television cameras from trial participants.
A moving tribute
As Joyce Warren helped erect the Vietnam Veterans Memorial traveling tribute panels, she waited for one particular panel and one particular name.
By the numbers
Approximately 60,000 square feet of open floor space are filled as follows:
Friend persuaded Dickert to try for position as judge
When Neal W. Dickert was approached to run for the position of judge of Superior Court's Augusta Judicial Circuit, he knew the timing was right.
Justice Center boasts state-of-the-art technology
In the main courtroom of the Columbia County Justice Center, there's more to the dark wood podium than meets the eye.
County's modern facilities drawn from classic designs
While the building may be ahead of the technology curve, local government officials looked to the past to come up with the design for Columbia County's Justice Center.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
As reported in The Columbia News 37 years ago on Thursday, Nov. 19, 1964.
Columbia County school lunch menus
Get up and go
North Harlem Elementary will be collecting new mittens, gloves, scarves and hats for deserving individuals and families. If you would like to donate to the clothing drive, please drop your items off at North Harlem Elementary.
Augusta's EMA: We told you so
So, Augustas Emergency Management Director Dave Dlugolenski has called it quits and hoofed it out of the area for greener federal pastures?
Bust the pandering politician
Two Columbia County residents have been sitting since Oct. 24 in a Wilkes County jail, awaiting trial for attempted blackmail of Washington Mayor Frank Thomas.
Remember our disabled warriors
This past Monday we honored our nations defenders of freedom by celebrating Veterans Day. There were countless parades, special events, and memorial services held in recognition of these real life heroes in big cities and small towns across America. As a veteran myself, I have a special appreciation for Veterans Day and its meaning.
Band 'family' loses member
Well on my way to becoming a band parent - my daughter is in her second year of playing baritone horn - I am only just beginning to understand the close-knit school community of musicians and music directors.
Justice in God's hands
Let justice roll on like a river, and righteousness like a never-failing stream!
Basketball teams from Greenbrier and Harlem high schools got an early start on the 2002-03 season last week in the Harlem Tipoff Classic, and this week the rest of Columbia County's prep teams will take the court.
Back on the court
Andrew Bryan had a tough act to follow last December, stepping in as interim head coach of the Augusta Christian School boys basketball team when Mike Gold suddenly tendered his resignation.
Greenbrier standout holds out on signing with college
Winthrop University is no Duke or North Carolina, but in the world of college basketball people in-the-know realize what Winthrop has accomplished big things on the court in recent years.
Scrimmage pits freshmen, sophomores at Evans High
If you're wondering why there are so smiling faces on the campus of Augusta Preparatory Day School lately, the school's coaches and student-athletes would gladly offer an explanation.
School's boosters propose upgrades
Incumbent Mildred Blackburn said her experience as an educator and board member give her the qualifications for the job.
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