Gospel group to perform
Naomi and the Segos, a 2001 inductee to the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame, will sing at Bethesda Baptist Church in Harlem at 2 p.m. Sunday. The church is between Grovetown and Harlem at 5793 Old Augusta Highway. For information, call 556-6818.
GOP women meet
The Greater Columbia County Republican Women will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Logan's Roadhouse restaurant on Robert C. Daniel Parkway. Guest speaker will be Gail Patty, of MassMutual, discussing long-term care insurance.
For information, call Teri North at 854-8470.
Red Cross training
The Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct volunteer training at 6 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 10 at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, 5555 Hereford Farm Road in Evans. For information, call 863-6795.
Trinity Baptist Preschool, 4594 Columbia Road, is accepting registration for the 2005-06 school year. The program is open to 2-, 3- and 4-year olds. For information, call Shannon Story at 799-0637.
The 12th annual celebration of the Jawbones vs. Sawbones (lawyers vs. doctors) basketball game will take place at 7 p.m. Friday at the Greenbrier High School gymnasium.
Tickets are $5 at the door and children under 10 are free. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services. For information, call 231-4640 or 774-2740.
The county's schools open for the 2005-06 year.
Hundreds of people visited Columbia County's Back-to-School festival in preparation for today's opening of the county's public schools/Page 3
Columbia County's public schools are back in session today, with plenty of moms and dads - and cameras - following the youngsters through the door. Send us a photo of your child's first day of school, and we'll publish a selection in an upcoming issue of The News-Times.
Mail or bring photos to The News-Times office in the Publix shopping center, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3B, Evans, Ga., 30809, or e-mail them to email@example.com.
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