Church will stage 'Scrooge'
Stevens Creek Community Church again will tell the Christmas tale of Ebenezer Scrooge in a musical production.
Dinner fund-raiser to benefit charity
Helping the hungry is the reason behind the Second Annual Turkey Fest on Monday at an Evans restaurant.
High school pals rekindle friendship
Sitting in the posh living room of a Woodbridge subdivision home, five friends gathered together to remember when life wasn't as comfortable.
Lakeside senior plots path to success
He doesn't whittle, collect stamps or baseball cards.
County looks for new logo
The entries have begun rolling in to help design Columbia County's future symbol.
Got scholarship money? Offer lets applicants milk it
High school senior athletes can apply for the Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year scholarship awards for their chance to win a $7,500 scholarship and a starring role in a special milk mustac
Grovetown officers need hungry people
The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is looking for people to help.
Hometown Sports is back in the game
Hometown Sports is back in business, manager Karen Rigdon said.
Dieters shed more than weight
As Weight Watchers members shed pounds in October, they also shed their clothes.
Schools stricken from state 'needs improvement' list
Three Columbia County high schools and a middle school have won their appeals to the Georgia Department of Education to be taken off the "needs improvement" list.
New class enters Youth Leadership
Lakeside High School junior Kaitlyn McNair watched her older sister go through the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce's Youth Leadership program three years ago and come out with a career path.
Columbia County school lunch menus
Eva Watts, 12, playing Clara, and Ron Jones as Drosselmeyer perform in the Augusta Dance Theatre's New Nutcracker.
Barbara Howard, ProStart and culinary arts instructor at Harlem High School (second from left), helps her students get ready to serve breakfast to members of the Columbia County Career and Technology Advisory Board.
Ericks Shannon, the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Augusta Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, shows Katie Bean, 9, and Sarah Dickinson, 6, how the mouse in the Nutcracker acts during a program at Gibbs Library.
Schools help mark Proud to be an American Month
Pupils at Columbia Middle School spell out the letters USA during the school's patriotic assembly, A Tribute to the Armed Forces.
Grovetown Middle School honor roll
The following pupils have been named to the first nine weeks A honor roll at Grovetown Middle School:
Get up and go
The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for participants in Grovetown's annual Christmas parade, scheduled to begin at noon on Dec. 6.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Columbia County newsmakers
Four local students are among those chosen for the list of Top 100 entering freshman at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville for fall 2002.
Christine L. Knox and Soloman S. Knox, Nov. 12.
A Scholastic Community Book Fair will be Dec. 1-3 at Greenbrier High School's Media Center.
Martinez Elementary School perfect attendance
The following pupils had perfect all-day attendance during the first nine weeks at Martinez Elementary School:
Sham K. Shete' and Yashodhara S. Shete' to William J. Sussman, 3689 Bay Hill Court, $348,000.
Blessings and benefits
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits.
County image encapsulated
This must be true, because it is being printed in a newspaper.
Saying thanks with a helping hand
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, there are some people in our community who are not only giving thanks for their own bounty, but working hard to share it with others. It is an amazing story of how much a little kindness can do.
Remember our first Thanksgiving
A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about.
Senior track stars to run with the big Dogs
For three Columbia County high school seniors, it's about time.
Schools are ready to hoop it up
It's time to tip off the basketball season in Columbia County.
Augusta State signs Evans golfer
Kristen Bragg competed in so many golf tournaments last summer, the Evans High School senior can't quite remember how she did.
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