GOP VP candidate's 'political accomplishments can't be denied'
"For no particular reason," Barry Paschal is predicting the Republican Party's future for the next four years? (Column excerpt, "Here comes Palin," Nov. 30.) Mary L. Burch, Grovetown
Owner expands lights show for guests
For many of the hundreds of people in and around Columbia County that attend the Lights of the South hayride and light show, the event has become a holiday must.
Library plans holiday events
Children of all ages are invited to join in the merriment of the holidays at several events sponsored by the Columbia County Library.
Events planned to ring in the holidays
With Christmas Day just three weeks away, many seasonal events are planned throughout Columbia County.
Mobile home ordinance opposed
Two Grovetown mobile home park owners spoke out at a recent city council meeting against a proposed ordinance that could rid the city of old and dilapidated mobile homes.
Man seeks zoning to sell produce
Kevin Asmann wants to do something a bit unusual in Evans.
Gospel artists will perform at church Christmas concert
To celebrate the holiday season, Jones Creek Baptist Church will feature two gospel music artists Sunday.
Event puts focus on women's heart health
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, but one local cardiologist said very few women realize the threat that it poses to them.
Church to hold annual hayride
Sharon Baptist Church's seventh annual Hayride Through The Life of Christ will witness to patrons through re-enactments.
Thomson's annual festival features chili cook-off, Santa
Thomson's sixth annual Festival Off Main is just around the corner, and just in time to spark the Christmas spirit.
South Columbia Elementary First Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Alex Powell, Anslie Wiggins, Derek Gaskins, Madison Rhoden, Mikaela Kerns, Mikayle Cole and Ryan Krese.
The College Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed three new members at the October meeting at the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse in Evans. Pictured are: Becky Dozier (from left), registrar; new members Susan Pitts, Whitney Bryant and Julia Smith; and Regent Betty Dushimer.
Pets of the Week
Columbia County Animal Care and Control can be reached at (706) 541-4077 or http://www.columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Care and Control. Adult animals, such as today's pets, cost $25 to adopt. The adoption fee for puppies and kittens is $20. All adopted animals must be spayed or neutered. Visitors must wear closed-in shoes to visit the kennel area, which is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays.
Bel Air Elementary 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll Addendum
Benjamin Fields, Ethan Goodyear, Chloe Roy, Ankita Shah, Kole Zumbro, Kathryn Ayers, Brooke Bartlett, Albert Parrish, Tommy Rehder, Cianah Reid, Sean Swimm and Donovan Williams
- The Bel Air Elementary School council will meet at 7:15 .m. in the media center today, and Feb. 4 and April 1.
Police were looking for a man Monday whom they say attempted to assault a Martinez woman.
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series continues at 12:10 p.m. today with a session on transplanting plants. Call Extension Agent Charles Phillips at (706) 868-3413.
Sindi and Bobby Azar flank Scott Avette, of the Avette Brothers, in Athens, Ga., before the sold-out concert on Oct. 3.
Naomi Hergott, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and Matthew Conway, the Cavalier, perform the Grand Pas de Duex during a performance of The New Nutcracker. Elizabeth Kenyon, as Clara, and Nathan Lubeck, as the prince, are in the background. The Columbia County Ballet performed four shows at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center to a sell-out crowd.
Naomi Hergott, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and Matthew Conway, the Cavalier, perform the Grand Pas de Duex during a performance of The New Nutcracker . Elizabeth Kenyon, as Clara, and Nathan Lubeck, as the prince, are in the background. The Columbia County Ballet performed four shows at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center to a sell-out crowd.
- The North Augusta High School classes of 1986, '87, '88 and '89 will hold a reunion at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Tickets cost $70 per person until the Dec. 6 deadline. For information, go to http://www.nashgrads.com.
Editorial Cartoon for Wednesday, November 30, 2008
It's time to light the trees
Since its start in Evans seven years ago, the Christmas in America ceremony has become Columbia County's signature seasonal event.
We still haven't learned from history
"Every generation tends to rewrite history."
Teens: Do as we say, not as we do
Matt Ramsey and I have something in common.
Greenbrier girls took early lead over Evans
The good news for the Evans girls basketball team after its Nov. 25 game with Greenbrier was that the Wolfpack isn't on the region schedule anymore.
Evans boys come from behind to beat Greenbrier in opener
Evans needed three quarters to scrub off the rust from its season opener. Everything ran smoothly after that.
Athlete Spotlight: Merry Ellen Dirksen
Merry Ellen Dirksen could have chosen from a variety of topics for her senior project. The assignment was open to nearly anything.
Greenbrier, Evans, Aquinas held Nov. 13
BCS is no way to pick a champion
It appears the Bowl Championship Series will not work out again this season.
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