Photos demonstrate destruction of Evans field
After looking at the pictures in Sunday's Augusta Chronicle, I dusted off The News-Times of Oct. 29. In it, a letter from Jeffery Abplanalp should get everyone in Columbia County fired up about the destruction of the Evans field behind Kroger, by the four-wheelers and motocrossers.
Greenbrier senior project
will benefit family charity
For Greenbrier High School senior Meghan Vitacco, the show must go on - that is if she wants an A on her senior project.
Grill teams go hog wild at contest
Big-time barbecuers took over the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Saturday for the second annual Veterans Day Barbecue Cookoff.
West Lake schedules homes tour for Dec. 6
With the holidays approaching, several West Lake residents soon will open the doors to their decorated houses.
Ballet taps new Clara for 'New Nutcracker'
It's a role that every young ballerina aspires to dance, but Eva Watts didn't think she'd be chosen.
Commissioners brainstorm at retreat
ATLANTA - They'll be a new face and some familiar issues waiting for the Columbia County Board of Commissioners.
Sheriff's office classes educate civilians
The odor of gunpowder was thick as shell casings bounced off the concrete with a barrage of metallic clinks.
County auctions vehicles
More than 100 bargain hunters showed up for Columbia County's annual surplus-vehicle auction Saturday.
Clear a trail
Keely Bethune, 14, of Evans, participated in the Columbia County Recreation Department's cleanup of the Wildwood Horse Trails, which will open soon.
As reported 37 years ago in The Columbia News, Nov. 17, 1966:
Breakfast of champions
Greenbrier High School Principal Sandra Carraway serves volleyball player Emily Joye during a breakfast she held for members of the school's region championship teams.
Evans Middle School honor roll
The following pupils have been named to the first nine weeks A honor roll at Evans Middle School:
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Pilar Brock of Atlanta looks at an American flag during the Winter Craft Festival at the Evans American Legion on Saturday.
Lakeside High School AP Scholars
Thirty-seven Lakeside High School students have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program Exams.
Get up and go
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will conduct a public hearing regarding its application for a Local Law Enforcement Block Grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The hearing will be 4 p.m. today at the Columbia County Government Complex Auditorium in Evans.
Pet of the week
This female orange and white tabby kitten is available for adoption from Columbia County Animal Care and Control.
Lakeside Middle School honor roll
The following pupils have been named to the first nine weeks A honor roll at Lakeside Middle School:
Riverside Elementary School perfect attendance
The following pupils had perfect all-day attendance during the first nine weeks at Riverside Elementary School:
Augusta Preparatory Day School AP Scholars
The following Augusta Preparatory Day School pupils were recently named AP Scholars by the College Board for their achievement on the college-level advanced placement exams in May:`
Georgia children await adoption
t is alarming to discover that there are more than 126,000 children in the United States who are placed in custody of the state and are in need of adoptive parents. Yet more and more people continue to go to independent agencies to adopt children.
Colds cure economy?
When the first cold day of the season arrived the same day my first piano student of the year stayed home because of a cold, I knew it was time to say something about that annual inconvenience, the common cold.
Pride in nation drives mission
Jane Armstrong is a woman with a mission.
School attendance should be legal
If Columbia County School Superintendent Tommy Price wanted another job, he'd probably do well to work for a financial institution forecasting investment income. He's become the reigning champ at analyzing the county's pupil population growth rate to predict the school system's needs.
Athlete Spotlight: Brooks Robinson, Rashad Dunn and Eugene Rogers.
Some folks might say that football is just a sport, but for Brooks Robinson, Rashad Dunn and Eugene Rogers, the gridiron isn't a place to play games.
Star swimmer at Evans signs with South Carolina
Christian Kata is a bit wet behind the ears, but not in the traditional sense. The Evans High School senior practically lives in the water, and the time in the pool is well spent.
Teams' seasons sputter to a close
The Harlem and Evans high school football teams suffered similar fates last week, but the Columbia County squads are about to go in very different directions.
Greenbrier can beat Shaw, and here's how
Inspect these numbers, and let them sink in - 461-28.
Pigskin Picks winners
Wolfpack prepares for toughest opponent yet
The Greenbrier High School football team didn't know its fate last week, but the Wolfpack wasn't taking any chances.
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