Foundation 'shameless' in cutting ministry funds
I dont know who is responsible for the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundations decision to withdraw funding from Augusta Urban Ministries (Barry Paschal column, Rug-pullers hard at work, June 18) or I would address them directly. Even without that specific persons name, I feel compelled to tell them how I feel about their decision.
County wins human resources honor
Columbia County has one more feather in its cap.
Greenspace panel opens for business, suggestions
Columbia County's new Greenspace Advisory Board is getting a very public jump start.
Grovetown resident is fed up with floods
Michael Hogue has learned to watch the weather reports.
Methodist campground meeting gets under way
Mary Hopper cooked breakfast for 17 people Monday.
Businesses' pride grows
Steve Foushee didn't know that Columbia County had a landscaping award, so it was a surprise to him when he received a call that Metro Augusta Clean and Beautiful wanted to present his business with a Point of Pride award.
Fire plan draws cool response
County officials met Thursday with Harlem and Grovetown leaders to quell concerns over possibly funding fire protection through higher property taxes instead of subscription fees.
Columbia County newsmakers
Harlem native makes dean's list twice
The driver of this Chevrolet S-10 pickup walked away with only a scratch on his thumb after a Thursday afternoon accident, according to Columbia County Sheriffs Lt. Andrew Shedd.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Martinez Fire Department Chief Doug Cooper accepts a phone from Nextel Manager Jessie Queck during a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new Nextel location in West Town Shopping center Tuesday morning.
Great Waves saves park
Its great news for kids, and wonderful news for Columbia County: With new owners entering the picture, Krystal River Water park opens this week.
Rules of roads often regional
"I always begin a journey on Sunday, because I shall have the prayers of the church to preserve me all the places that I go..." - Jonathan Swift
Legendary coach misses eighth title
After 19 years of coaching in the Martinez-Evans Little League, it all came down to one game for Bill Gooding and his Cardinals.
Athlete spotlight on Lakeside High School
Toya Coard, basketball Brittany Adams (from left) Jenna Haynes and Kelly Newman, volleyball.
The second session (July 7-11) of the Evans High School basketball camp has been canceled because of renovations to the Evans High School gymnasium. The Evans basketball staff apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
Lakeside baseball honors
Lakeside High School recently held their 2003 Baseball Banquet and the following varsity players received awards Sean Harrell (from left), Most Improved Player; Craig Arrington, Most Valuable Player; Jonathan Crawford, Best Offensive Player; and Phillip Choat, Best Defensive Player.
Stars shooting for top-10 finish
For the Columbia County Stars baseball team, revising their goals for the year turned out to be a good thing.
Lakeside grad hits meet with his best shot
Former Lakeside High School track-and-field standout Reese Hoffa performed well last week at the 2003 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
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