Without wartime perspective, 'doves' are wrong on A-bomb use
I totally agree with Floyd Browns recent letter regarding the use of the atomic bombs that brought a conclusion to the war with Japan.

County sets tax meetings
County officials might have their own wish list when it comes to the next round of projects funded by penny sales tax money.

Students gather at flagpoles to pray
The one circle split into four, and they got bigger and bigger.

Suzuki opens area's newest car dealership
Calling it a sign of Columbia County's continued growth, local business leaders and politicians welcomed the addition of Augusta Suzuki on Thursday.

Ground broken for library complex
As excited as they are about new bookshelves, county officials said they see Evans' proposed library complex as a community center, a barometer of growth and even an economic development tool.

Evans junior feels the need to lead
Pam Vanscoy knows she expects results when Nicole Thomas is in charge.

County sharpens nuisance-dog law
Columbia County officials are hoping that stricter regulations for reporting barking dogs will keep animal-control workers out of the path of feuding neighbors.

Martial-arts student tries for black belt
Omer Bakhiet, a 14-year-old martial arts student at Fort Gordon's Child and Youth Services, is testing for his black belt this month.

Harlem is designated bluebird sanctuary
At the Pioneer Garden Club's meeting Tuesday, Ann Blalock and her husband, Tom, handed each member a handmade bluebird house.

Residents choose their local favorites
It's not an election year, but Columbia County News-Times readers have cast their votes for favorites - favorite seafood restaurant, favorite nail salon, favorite lawyer and many other services.

School lunches
Columbia County school lunch menus

Property transfers
T.A. Tiller and Rosemary H. Tiller to Beverly H. Webb and Robert H. Webb Jr., 450 North Belair Road, $350,000.

Donation to school
First National Bank branch manager Kelli Fulford presents a check for $350 to Evans High School teacher Jeromy Williams to be used for uniforms for the students in the transition program.

Chapel in the woods
Rev. Lou Scales of Church of Our Savior in Martinez consecrated a newly refurbished Chapel in the Woods on Sept. 14. The chapel consists of wooden

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

Get up and go
The Merchants Association of Columbia County is sponsoring its annual Fair Scholarship Pageant Oct. 11 at Greenbrier High School. Scholarships totaling $1,000 will be awarded in addition to gifts and trophies.

Columbia County newsmakers
Kristin Jane D'Antignac, a Lakeside High School honor graduate, was selected to receive an annual scholarship awarded by the Guild of Doctors Hospital to the outstanding area high school senior entering the field of nursing.

Case finally closed for Teflon Doc?
The sad saga of a former Evans gynecologist appears, fortunately, to be at an end.

Harlem history rests in cemetery
The Harlem Memorial Cemetery is the burial site of Oliver Hardy, father of movie star Oliver Norvel Hardy of Laurel and Hardy fame. Ollies half-brother, George M. Hardy, and half-sister Lillian Hardy Benton, also are buried in Harlem.

God in the unexplained
As the rain comes down from heaven and waters the earth, making it bud and flourish so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so shall my word achieve the purpose for which I sent it.

For next pick, locals get say
Few people in Augustas legal community would argue that the process that led to Mike Annis appointment as our areas newest superior court judge took a little longer than it should have.

Success suits middle-school star
He's been seen on national television, and his name has appeared in newspaper headlines.

Wolfpack volleyball team revels in new rally format
Considering how the Greenbrier High School volleyball team started the 2003 season, Lady Wolfpack coach Debbie Born didn't mind getting a reality check last weekend.

High school sports schedule
Tuesday Soccer: Alleluia at Augusta Prep, 5 p.m.

Ex-Evans cheerleader is getting into the Georgia Tech spirit
Former Evans High School cheerleader Holly Gindlesperger is a member of the football cheerleading squad at Georgia Tech, which should come as no surprise to those who have followed her career.

Sports briefs
A local qualifier for the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Augusta Christian School.

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