Simple efforts can improve community, country
Things we can do for homeland security:
Slam at Grovetown violates Army conduct code
This is in response to Larry Waks Jan. 22 letter, Warns drivers: Grovetown cops, court "corrupt:
Lawmakers want new local GOP leader
A meeting of the Columbia County Republican Party on Saturday to elect new delegates showed that all is not well among the county's Republican leadership.
Meet the legends behind the man
I get one of those "Get $100 from Bill Gates," "Delete this virus," "Snakes in foreign-made coats" e-mails once a week or so.
Residents send their sympathies to NASA
"Greatness is judged through sacrifice. They will always be the greatest," wrote a Columbia County resident on the sympathy card the county is sending to the families of the fallen flight crew of the space shuttle Columbia.
Boy Scout returns from a world of fun
Kent Plunkett wishes everyone could take a lesson from a recent experience he and his son Paul had while attending the Boy Scout World Jamboree in Thailand.
In the age of Internet chatrooms, TV shows such asThe Bachelor, and speed dating, marriages like the Wilsons are becoming more uncommon.
Harlem holds business breakfast
Harlem means business - or at least Mayor Scott Dean wants it to. The recently elected mayor spearheaded a breakfast Saturday morning at B.G.'s Deli and Catering in an effort to bring together Harlem business owners with city officials and local agencies.
County's top students compete for STAR title
Seven public and private high school seniors are vying for the coveted title of 2003 Columbia County STAR student.
The Georgia Division of Aging Services's public hearing on aging needs is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon today at the McDuffie County Senior Citizens Center, 304 Greenway St., Thomson.
Columbia County school lunch
As reported in The Columbia News 49 years ago, Thursday, Feb. 11, 1954.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia and McDuffie county sheriff's offices.
Get up and go
Registration for the Family Y's new Hockey School and In-line Hockey League programs is available at the Marshall Branch, 4534 Washington Road in Evans, from Feb. 22 to Mar. 5.
Fire services study, again
Former Columbia County Commissioner Frank Spears did a lot of things while in office, including getting a tough ordinance against massage parlors and booting video poker out.
Maybe its the maternal instinct, but I never leave town without wondering all the time how my loved ones are. Last month was no exception, except that I had just purchased my first cell phone and all those free anytime minutes clamored to be used. Checking on the family seemed a good reason to oblige.
Widen North Belair? Answer still 'no'
There may not be much money trickling down from Atlanta in this tight budget year, but at least there is some good news about highway funding coming where its needed - along with troubling news about a bad project that just wont go away.
Athlete Spotlight: Roman Pulley and Noah Pulley
In this corner, weighing in at 50 pounds, the 2003 Georgia Amateur Boxing State Champion - Roman Pulley!
Local swimmers competing in state tourney
Columbia County will be well represented at the Georgia High School Association state swimming and diving championships, which begin today and continue through Saturday at The Westminster School in Atlanta.
The high school soccer season begins next week, but Columbia County fans will get a sneak preview. Jamboree action is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Lakeside High School.
South Carolina signs Lakeside soccer star
A great soccer player is equally adept with his head and his feet.
Weekly bowling scores
Listed by high game, series
Teams scramble for postseason spots
With the high school basketball regular season now in the books, some Columbia County squads are ready to write a new chapter during region tournament play this week.
Jordans last all-star appearance was right place, wrong way
As a sports fan who grew up in the Michael Jordan era, it was impossible for mw to write a column that didn't focus on MJ's final all-star basketball game.
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