The Columbia County Board of Education is holding public meetings for parent input on the proposed rezoning for the new elementary school in Grovetown. The first meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Grovetown Middle School; the second will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at Lewiston Elementary. For information, call (706) 541-0650, Ext. 5204.
Old flags sought
Members of Boy Scout Troop 615 will be collecting old, worn flags for proper retirement from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Library, on N. Belair Road. Flags also may be dropped off during business hours at The News-Times office in the Publix shopping center, on Washington Road, in Evans; at Kings Crown, in Columbia Square, in Martinez; and at Wesley United Methodist Church, on N. Belair Road, in Evans. Call Tripp Calloway, (706) 868-0917.
New church opens
The Sanctuary, a new church pastored by Bryan Cockrell, holds services at 1:30 p.m. each Sunday at Riverside Baptist Church, 4798 Hardy-McManus Road, in Evans. A nursery and children's church are provided. For information, call (706) 650-2737.
American Legion Post 192, on Legion Drive off Owens Road, in Evans, holds a steak dinner each Friday from 7-9 p.m. Call (706) 863-8728.
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