All Columbia County libraries will be closed Saturday-Monday for software and server updates.
First Mount Carmel Baptist Church, in Winfield, will celebrate Pastor Appreciation Day at 10 a.m. Sunday in recognition of the 18th anniversary of the Rev. Roscoe Perry. Guest minister for the celebration will be the Rev. Martris Mims, the pastor of Thankful Baptist Church in Blythe.
A bluegrass country gospel concert featuring the Byrd Family, Jessie Blodgett, Tom and Jean, Frank Greiner, Larry Lord and The Roberts will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Purvis Community School, on the Thomson-Wrens Highway. Call (706) 651-1971.
Candidates for Columbia County school board chairman and Columbia County Commission District 2 have been invited to speak during the monthly meeting of the Democratic Party of Columbia County a 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the auditorium in Building A of the government complex in Evans. Call Scott Nichols at (706) 533-5015.
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will hold its bimonthly Success Columbia County Style networking event from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the River Island Clubhouse, with hosts Blanchard and Calhoun and catering by French Market Grille West. E-mail reservations to email@example.com.
The Augusta GreenJackets will hold Columbia County Night Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta. Before the 7 p.m. game time, the championship Greenbrier and Augusta Christian baseball teams will be honored at home plate, and other events during the game will celebrate Columbia County. For information, call the chamber at (706) 651-0018.
Crafters and food vendors are being sought for the annual FireFest to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Evans Town Center Park behind Kroger in Evans. For information, call Kathy Watkins at (706) 860-6166 Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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