June 14 is the deadline for choosing families to play host to foreign exchange students for the 2006-07 school year. The students will attend Columbia County schools through the Program of Academic Exchange. For information on becoming a host family, call Bob or Frankie Green at (706) 863-9128.
Savannah River College is offering $1,000 career education scholarships to three students from each high school in the area. For information, call Mary Baca at (706) 738-5046 or e-mail mbaca@savannahriver college.edu.
Columbia County Adopt-a-Stream has scheduled two Getting Started sessions for people interested in participating in water-quality studies. The sessions will be held Saturday and June 16. For information, call (706) 868-0296 or e-mail email@example.com.
Registration for the summer session at Paine College begins June 13, with classes June 14-July 28. Late registration will be held June 15. For information, call (706) 821-8311.
The Columbia County Republican Party is sponsoring a debate for county commission chairman candidates at 7 p.m. June 22 at Lakeside High School. Questions for candidates may be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New library hours
Columbia County's new main library in Evans will have extended hours beginning June 8. The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call (706) 863-1946.
Six Flags tickets
Columbia County 4-H has discounted Six Flags tickets available. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
Harlem's monthly First Saturday, Shop Harlem will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The theme will be "Red Hat Lady Day." For more information, call Jean Dove at (706) 556-0043.
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