The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Not Just Coffee breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the new Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at the Columbia County Library on North Belair Road. Reservations are required by Friday. Call Terra Carroll at (706) 860-4735.
First Baptist Church of Evans and Wesley and Mosaic United Methodist churches will hold an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. April 16 at the new Columbia County Amphitheater in Evans. Call Carolyn Moore at (706) 877-6468.
Easter egg hunt
Columbia County Community Events and Knology are sponsoring the county's annual Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday at Patriots Park, with more than 8,000 candy- or toy-filled Easter eggs and photos with the Easter bunny. Admission is free. Call (706) 312-7191.
Hope Soap, a private, nonprofit agency that collects toiletries and distributes them to area shelters, has collection sites in the community. Donations, particularly of personal-size items from hotels, may be taken to The Columbia County News-Times, in the Publix shopping center on Washington Road, Evans, and Wild Birds Unlimited, West Town Shopping Center, Martinez. For information and other drop-off locations, call (706) 863-5863.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, at 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will give away produce to needy families at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce prepares to hold a medical seminar at its bimonthly breakfast.
An Evans High golfer may be one of the county's best, and is featured in today's Athlete Spotlight/Page 18
Did you visit the practice rounds or Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club? Cameras are allowed at the course on those days, and we'd like to show off your family photos of visits to the famed tournament.
Photos can be brought to The News-Times office in the Publix Shopping Center in Evans, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get the photos in quickly. We'd like to show them off Sunday, so the deadline is 10 a.m. Thursday.
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