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Interfaith event promoted religious harmony

Proposal would allow citizen input on state flag

Park director's departure causes uneasy stir in Savannah
SAVANNAH - He's coming to Columbia County as the new director of Community and Leisure Services.

County adds 20 paving projects
Dirt roads in Columbia County are slowly becoming a thing of the past.

Crowds follow the sun to county fair
Finally - after nearly a week of rain - the sun began to heat up the Columbia County fairgrounds.

Local leaders urged to rally around fort
It isn't time to panic, but it is time to get prepared.

Police investigate fatal crash
Authorities have not yet determined if alcohol was a factor in an automobile crash Thursday night that killed three people, including two former Lakeside High School students.

Egg hunts deliver excitement by the basketful
Easter came a week early for hundreds of Columbia County children Saturday.

Fishing tournament rells in many participants
The fish may not have been biting, but fun was still to be had at the 12th Annual Parent-Child Fishing Tournament Saturday.

Jay W. Matthews and Amy B. Matthews were incorrectly listed as divorced in the Wednesday, April 9, 2003, edition of The Columbia County News-Times. The Matthews' divorce proceedings were dismissed after the divorce listings were collected.

Riverside Elementary School honor roll
The following pupils have been named to the A honor roll at Riverside Elementary School:

Current Events
Church of the Holy Comforter will have the service, Stations of the Cross, Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the church property on the 400 block of Fury's Ferry Road, across from Baker Woods Baptist Church. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 210-1133.

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times 21 years ago on Thursday, April 15, 1982.

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

School lunch menu
Here is the school lunch menu.

North Harlem Elementary Honor Roll
North Harlem Elementary Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Bel Air Elementary School Honor Roll
Third Nine Weeks Bel Air Elementary School Honor Roll

Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll for South Columbia Elementary
Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll for South Columbia Elementary

Take a peek at upgrading law
A couple of weeks ago, freshman state Rep. Barry Flem-ing, R-Harlem, earned praise for passing his first bill out of the state house. An attorney by trade, Fleming pushed for changes to the agencies that investigate suspicious child deaths in Georgia.

Ignoring the critical croakers
Recently in The Wall Street Journal,

Hosanna, laud and honor
The people of the Hebrews, with palms before Thee went, Our praise and prayer and anthems, before Thee we present.

It's hot water for flood note
Theres an African proverb that says, They pray for rain and curse the mud.

Athlete Spotlight
Athlete Spotlight: Greenbrier High School - Corri Fennell and Missy Lewis.

On the stick
As ice hockey continues to find fans in the Southeast, the Columbia County Family Y took the ice out of the equation.

Young national champ is calling the shots
Samantha Pruitte is right on target.

Sports briefs
Southern Mpact Athletics will hold cheerleading for the 2003-04 season. Tryouts for the Senior Squad - rising ninth through 12th graders - are scheduled for Friday from 5-9 p.m. and from 8 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. on Saturday. Junior squad tryouts for first through eighth graders is scheduled for Friday, April 25, from 5-9 p.m. and from 8 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. For more information, call 737-2727 or visit

Evans High grad pitches in for Augusta State victory
While Weir was chasing down his Green Jacket Sunday, Justin Walker was too busy to be thinking about golf. Walker, a freshman from Evans was busy helping Augusta State knock off Anderson College 10-1 in baseball action. He pit

Burk barely noticed at tournament
Masters Week didn't turn into the Martha Burk show, but I do think this year's tournament was a setback for women.

High School Sports Schedule
Monday Baseball: Riverside Military Academy at Augusta Christian, 4 p.m.


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