Years later, memories of bookmobile route remain
My parents sent me Barry Paschal's recent column about the bookmobile. I used to work for the Richmond County Library. I drove the bookmobile for 5 1/2 years. It wasn't always perfect. The patrons made it wonderful.
Absence from flag debate pays back commissioners
I was just paying my water bill and noticed in the "Endless Opportunities" insert that our Columbia County Commission thinks it only fair to let the voters decide by referendum whether or not Columbia County should be consolidated.
Price to exit as superintendent in 2007
The Columbia County school system plans to unveil a host of portraits depicting former school system superintendents at the new administration building next month.
Growth requires addition of 2 new precincts
As the county's population continues to grow, so does its number of voting precincts.
Author to discuss book on African-American history
Joseph B. Williams will be sharing the history of African-Americans in Columbia County during a visit to the Columbia County Library.
Growth debated over breakfast
One of Columbia County's perpetually hot topics took center stage Tuesday morning as a Chamber of Commerce panel took turns discussing economic development.
Safer bridge opens to traffic
A new Columbia Road bridge that was under construction for more than a year opened to traffic Wednesday.
Father sets example
When Jordan Welch was a little girl, she said she wanted to marry her daddy, Tony Welch.
Columbia County Father of the Year Nominations
Our daddy is the best daddy in the world. He's nice, funny, always loving and he always makes sure we have what we need. We like it when he takes us fishing. And when he rolls around on the floor with us. We like it when he plays basketball and golf and when he runs around in the yard. He cooks good and works a lot. We love our daddy so much, we love being his lil' Princess and his lil' Buddy!
Teen adds to his math awards
Peter Huang has always been intrigued by math, his mother says.
Teens are toast of the town
Speaking in front of a group of strangers might give some butterflies in their stomach. But for the 11 teenagers who recently graduated from the Toastmaster Teen Leadership Program, such effects are no longer a problem.
Church, company distributing printers
Harlem Middle School teacher Stephaney Crenshaw said her students often come before and after school to avoid the class-time line to use the one scanner in her business and information technology classroom.
Columbia County Arts will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse, 4275 Owens Road, in Evans.
An Appling woman cited with 81 counts of failure to care for and maintain animals pleaded not guilty to the charges at a Magistrate Court arraignment hearing Wednesday morning.
Farm Bureau staff goes to conference
Members of the Columbia County Farm Bureau staff recently attended the Georgia Farm Bureau Office Manager and Secretary Conference held in Macon. Conference attendees attended professional development and motivational workshops during the two-day conference.
Blue Ridge Elementary School Honor Roll
Fourth Nine Weeks
The following area students have been named to the president's list for the spring term at Georgia Southern University:
Places to go
The 2006 Liberty on the Lake Freedom Fireworks Spectacular will begin at 3 p.m. July 3 at Little River Marina at Thurmond Lake, off Washington Road in Leah.
Greyhound of the week
Intensity, a fun-loving girl with the unique markings of a Dalmatian, is available for adoption.
Dannie L. Allmond Jr. and Hae Yon Allmond, June 12, 2006.
Eric A. Grunfelder to Angela N. Yaden, 251 Anneswood Road, $109,900.
Things To Do
Church of the Holy Comforter will sponsor a concert of patriotic music by the Savannah River Winds at 5 p.m. June 25 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3330 Evans to Locks Road, followed by a barbecue dinner. The concert is free; call (706) 210-1133 for barbecue tickets.
Little Caesars opens
Little Caesars Pizza celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce on June 12 in Martinez.
Ten Evans High School graduates took a cruise to the Bahamas after their school year ended.
Stevens Creek Elementary School Honor Roll
Stevens Creek Elementary School fifth grade A ronor roll.
Awards come by the dozens
The past week has been very rewarding. Literally.
Defending NASCAR dad
My brothers, may Allah squish a thousand dead mice into their walls, know how thin skinned I am. Years of teasing have revealed the nature of my disposition. For example, when they called my husband NASCAR dad, my immediate reaction was to run to my room crying.
School 'team' leader goes out a winner
Tommy Price knows what it means to lead a winning team.
Children learn lessons from Dads
The look of exasperation on Dad's face when he realized I had just missed the school bus was followed by one of determination.
Keep busy with area sporting activities
It's that time of year when kids drive moms and dads crazy.
CSRA Swim League
News-Times makes All-County team picks
The following are the picks for the 2006 Columbia County News-Times All-County Baseball Teams:
Teens get help from pro trainer
Lakeside athletes got a taste of a professional sports workout this past week with a weeklong speed camp by professional sports trainer Chip Smith.
Lakeside is voted best for athletics
After a full 2005-06 sports season, the verdict is in on the best sports program in Columbia County. Among the county's four public schools, Lakeside is No. 1.
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