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Proofreaders seem to have become an expendable commodity
Editor: It seems writers should be held to the highest standards, but I've also wondered about proofreaders.

Covenant United Methodist, Church at Greenbrier moving
Two Evans churches intend to conduct worship services in new locations, one in time for Easter.

Markers help share county's history
History buffs who live in the area or who are in town visiting don't have to look far to see Columbia County's heritage.

Blue Ridge Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Names from the third nine weeks honor roll.

County celebrates Easter with annual Egg Scramble
Thousands of Easter eggs were scattered at Blanchard Woods Park on Saturday, but only a few half-opened plastic shells remained after hundreds of children filled their baskets.

Greenbrier Elementary Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Names from the third nine weeks honor roll.

Easter service is open to visitors
The final round of the Masters Tournament coincides with Easter Sunday.

Aiming for a cure
A Martinez gun enthusiast is aiming to use his passion to help shoot down cancer.

Home construction permits up for county so far this year
With many areas of the country facing a faltering housing market, the number of building permits being issued in Columbia County might surprise some.

On vacation
User-contributed photos from vacation trips.

It's a small world
Troy Thomas, a videographer with Animal Planet, films Ondrea Bedell, of Appling, as she takes her cat and parrot into Caremore Animal Hospital.

Joel and Zoe Coretti attended the River Ridge Elementary Father-Daughter Dance on Feb. 20. More than 160 dads and daughters attended the event.

Police Blotter
The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

Get up and go
The AARP Driver Safety Program, an eight-hour refresher course for motorists age 50-older, will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Current events
A do-it-yourself historical tour of Columbia County is available 24 hours a day with markers located throughout the community.

Pet adoption showcase
These pets are available for adoption from Columbia County Animal Care and Control.

A few answers about Marshall Square
A fantastic mixed-use development of retail, restaurant, office and upscale multifamily residential units is coming to Evans. It will create jobs, excitement, a new shopping environment that will be second-to-none in the area, and a town center that will be the envy of our peers in the Southeast.

New golf course hazard: Cows?
Columbia County's beautiful Bartram Trail public golf course has the usual hazards associated with any other links: rough, water, sand.

New law nails cheats? Nope
Want to find out the names of Georgia lawmakers who don't pay their taxes?

Editorial cartoon
The editorial cartoon for April 8, 2009.

Sports newsmakers
Brandon Michael Thurmond, 10, a black belt in tae kwon do, won the gold medal in Olympic-style sparring and seventh place in the forms competition at the 2009 Georgia AAU Taekwondo Championships on March 7.

Despite some inconveniences, nothing beats Masters Week excitement
Another Masters Tournament is here. The older I get, the quicker these seem to come around.

Athlete spotlight: Panthers Baseball, Lakeside High School
First-year Lakeside High School baseball coach T.J. Davis knew what he had before the season started.

Legendary Bulldog visits to promote book
Vince Dooley doesn't anticipate much debate over his choice for the top play in University of Georgia football history.

Sports calendar
The Grovetown High School boys and girls basketball programs will hold a parent and player meeting Tuesday at Grovetown Middle School.

Greenbrier's lone senior signs with Oglethorpe
Molly Buckner entered her final season with the Greenbrier High School volleyball team as the squad's lone senior.


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