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Grovetown gets ready for landing
Grovetown public safety officers are preparing to land helicopters.

Officials weighs new policy on fireworks
Every year, the same requests come in to the Columbia County Commission: Various local groups want the county to help pay for fireworks displays.

Sisters picked for 4-H camp
Two Columbia County teens have been selected to serve as camp counselors at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center this summer.

Church raises emblem of future
The Rev. Cynthia Taylor threw her arms up and cheered as the Celtic High Cross she designed was put into place.

Two more teens die in crash
The end of the school year didn't bring an end to tragedy.

Time capsule
As reported in The Columbia News 34 years ago on Thursday, June 6, 1968.

A banner day
Members of Our Savior Episcopal Church with family members serving in war received Blue Star Banners during a recent ceremony.

Stevens Creek Elementary School honor roll
Stevens Creek Elementary School Honor Roll for the Fourth Nine Weeks

Greenbrier Elementary School honor roll
Greenbrier Elementary School Honor Roll for th Fourth Nine Weeks

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

Bill Signing
The Gov. signing House Bill 479, my bill strengthening Georgia's ability to investigate child abuse deaths or other suspicious causes. Thanks, Barry Fleming

Get up & go
The Church of the Most Holy Trinity is now accepting registration for the Mother's Day Out/Preschool Program to begin August 18 for children walking through four years of age. For more information, call the P.R.E. Office at 722-4400.

Raising the curtain
Harlem drama student Tanaya Brisbon rolls up the silverware at the Golden Corral restaurant.

Old-fashioned road-building
If a man has good corn or wood or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house.

Thirteen years of little Rooty
As long as we can remember, Ive told Ellie that shes my favorite.

Could driver's ed keep kids alive?
Has the seemingly unending string of deaths involving Columbia County students gotten so bad that weve started to get numb just hearing about another, and another?

Long session yielded results
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Depending on whos

Citizens should heed service call
In times of war, the flag has always gained prominence on the home front as a show of support for the men and women in harms way in the armed forces.

Patriots Kick Off
School's out and the kids want to play.

Belcher adds to legacy
Augusta Christian School baseball standout Jordan Belcher signed a professional contract with the Cincinnati Reds last weekend. In doing so, he has turned down a scholarship offer to play at USC Aiken.

Holder's coaching honored
When the phone rang late last year at his home in Lincolnton, Ga., the retiree simply picked it up, never guessing it was destiny calling.

Greenbrier to hold softball Slugfest
The Greenbrier High School softball program plays host to Slugfest 2003 this week at the Pa

Athlete Spotlight on Augusta Prep
The Columbia County News-Times again honors some of the county's top athletes for the 2002-2003 academic year.

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