Betting on Obama
While his Evans High School classmates are studying history, Ian Saunders will witness it.
Program opens toddlers' minds to nature's wonders
Introducing children to the joys of nature at an early age can foster curiosity and awareness of their surroundings.
Picking, planting right trees can increase scenery, property value
There are a number of questions to ask before deciding on a tree.
Girl Talk 101 focuses on growing up
When Trudi Dunn came of age, she didn't know much about puberty or what was happening to her body.
Appreciation, awards shared by Chamber of Commerce
Pierce Blanchard took home the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce's top prize Monday during the organization's annual banquet, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Board trustees return for another term
Four Columbia County school board members retook their oaths of office on Tuesday.
Young Republicans hope to expand group, get chartered
The Columbia County Young Republicans elected a board of directors Tuesday during their monthly meeting.
Bank executive receives honors for his dedication
Pierce Blanchard easily recalls the moment more than 40 years ago that sparked a lifelong love of charity work.
Seminar promotes healthier lifestyles
Families can learn tips for maintaining healthy lifestyles next weekend at the Columbia County Library.
Pet adoption showcase
These pets are available for adoption from CSRA Happy Tails Rescue Inc., a nonprofit, licensed animal rescue group committed to the welfare of stray and unwanted dogs and cats in the CSRA.
Mrs. Al Nagy, chairman of the Flowering Tree Committee of the Columbia County Beautification Program, has announced that a shipment of Dogwood and Redbud trees had arrived.
Johnny Morris (right), of Harlem, posed with Miss Flamingo 2008 during a September trip to Las Vegas to celebrate his 80th birthday.
Riverside Elementary honor roll
Riverside Elementary Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll
An Evans man told police Wednesday that someone stole the tag from his trailer while it was parked in a lot in front of the Columbia County tag office.
Augusta Prep to present 'A Chorus Line'
Augusta Prep Theater Department members rehearse for the show, which will be Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Hull Fine Arts Center. Tickets cost $10 for students or $12 for adults.
Bill Beazley Homes Inc. to Frank Flores, 1320 Royal Oak St., $201,500.
he Red Hat Ladies, called the Classy Dames, enjoyed a luncheon at the Marriott with their Queen Mother, Phyllis Moccio.
Get Up & Go
Phil Kent, president of Phil Kent Consulting Inc. and former editorial page editor of The Augusta Chronicle, will be the speaker at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Republican Party breakfast at Fatz Cafe in Evans. Breakfast costs $6.
Edward Jennings Wilhelm Jr. and Suzanne Toole Wilhelm, Dec. 31, 2008.
Sara Collins, a senior at Lakeside High School, has been accepted for admission to The University of Georgia and plans to major in marine biology.
South Columbia honor roll
South Columbia Elementary Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Jessee Paul King, 59, of the 1000 block of Trulock Road in Lincolnton, Ga., was charged with driving under the influence on Oct. 13, 2008, and was sentenced to 60 days in jail.
Cedar Ridge honor roll
Cedar Ridge Elementary Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Oaths of office have meaning
More than a couple of people noticed Tuesday, as members of Columbia County's Board of Education were sworn in for new terms, that their oath of office is considerably longer than the oath Barack Obama will take during his inauguration.
Editorial cartoon for Sunday, January 18, 2009.
Lawmakers: Keep hands off calendars
Columbia County School Board members on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to the 2010-11 calendar that once again has students attending school on Veterans Day.
Evans takes it to top rival in region
Evans High School's student body was aware of the latest Class AAAA basketball coaches poll before the Knights' matchup with Richmond Academy on Tuesday.
Organization with passion for pigskin getting ready for second season
Columbia County might be rife with baseball fever in the spring, but for a second consecutive season, athletes will have another option.
Greenbrier's boys and girls teams each finished fifth. Evans' teams were sixth.
Big man grows into critical role for Knights
Congratulations to Evans on a huge win in Region 3-AAAA this past week versus Richmond Academy. The Musketeers were 14-1 and ranked fourth or second in the state, depending on the poll you prefer.
The Augusta Baseball Umpires Association is recruiting umpires for the 2009 high school season. Umpiring experience and baseball knowledge are pluses. Classroom and field training will be provided. For information, contact Frank Harast at (706) 210-1412 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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