Augusta's First Baptist Church is holding a series of discussions about the life and legacy of the late theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was one of the first voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler. The event includes discussions, a movie and a dramatic performance, and will be held at 6:30 p.m. today and Wednesday and on Sept. 20 and 24. For information, go to www.fbcaugusta.org, or call Dr. Rodger Murchison at (706) 733-2236.
A basic-level Spanish class for adults 18 and older will be held at the Columbia County main library, at 720 N. Belair Road, in Evans, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday nights starting Tuesday. For information or to register, call (706) 863-1946 and choose option 4.
The United Methodist Church will hold town hall meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday and at 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at Greenbrier Elementary School to share plans for a new congregation in Columbia County. For information, call Randy Monk at (706) 339-7090.
A limited number of tickets to Saturday's Georgia vs. University of Alabama-Birmingham game are available from Columbia County 4-H. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
Fair pageant seeks contestants
Contestants are being sought for the 2006 Miss Columbia County Fair Scholarship Pageant to be held Sept. 30 at Evans High School. The pageant, sponsored by the Merchants Association of Columbia County, is for single women ages 17-24 and includes competition in evening gown, swimsuit, sportswear and interview categories. For information, call Pat Becton at (706) 863-7645, Debbie Zapata at (706) 863-3754, or Cheryl Ellison at (706) 855-5328.
Meeting to feature candidate forum
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 at 7 p.m. Monday in the auditorium in Building A of the government complex in Evans. For information, call Scott Nichols at (706) 533-5015.
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