Objections to president are a result of his 'Orwellian' methods
It's not that conservatives don't respect the office of the president. We choked on this type of respect during President Clinton's affairs.
Lincolnton residents appreciate book donations to county library
On behalf of the citizens of Lincoln County, I would like to thank you and tell you how much we appreciate your efforts and all the good citizens of Columbia County who displayed a wonderfully generous spirit in making donations of materials and money to help our rural community's public library.
Expansion at GIW would bring jobs
GIW Industries Inc. intends to start work next year on an expansion project.
Men to see cars, check on health
An event sponsored by Doctors Hospital next weekend will allow men to check out cars and their health.
Teen aspires to be doctor, journalist
Bianca Stewart once dreamed of becoming a doctor.
Age limit on mobile homes is challenged
The owner of a Grovetown mobile home community spoke out Monday against a city ordinance governing the age of trailers moved into the city.
Zoning approved for fairground arena
The effort by Columbia County officials to build a multipurpose facility at the fairgrounds on Columbia Road cleared a hurdle Tuesday when commissioners approved a rezoning.
Waterworks official thrives in teamwork
When Columbia County residents turn on their faucets, water doesn't just magically appear.
Swine flu responses are examined
Columbia County and state health officials met Wednesday to plan for an anticipated outbreak of the H1N1 virus.
Marquee makes old theater in Harlem look new again
Harlem's Columbia Theatre is beginning to look more like its former self with a newly installed marquee duplicating the original.
Dividing daylilies enhances blooming all
Drivers along the Appling-Harlem Highway see a masterful display of daylilies each summer at one home. And come fall, motorists likely will see Aubrey and Frankye Crawford hard at work dividing their multiplying lilies.
Damen Matthew-Odland and Jennifer Lynn Veal applied for a marriage license July 17, 2009, and were married Aug. 7, 2009, in Evans.
Authorities charged two Lakeside High students Monday in connection with two break-ins at Columbia County high schools.
- Riverside Middle School: 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, Jan. 11, March 15 and April 19.
The Columbia County Foundation for Children Resource Center, 6347 Columbia Road, Appling, will hold at $3 bag sale on summer clothing through Friday. The center is open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on the first Saturday each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call (706) 541-2849
Heartsong Animal Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that relies on donations to continue the rescue effort. Located in Martinez, Heartsong rescues from 10 counties.
Get Up & Go
The Augusta Ballet will present two free hip-hop master dance classes taught by Stephen Jones at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Registration is required. For information, call (706) 261-0555.
Girl Scout Troop 20034 members Elizabeth Santa (from left), Tori Hockert, Alyssa DeAngelo Aubree Spencer, Laura Stewart, Kendall Williams and Madison Boswell visited the capitol during a trip to Washington, D.C., this summer.
Linda Milton Durham and Earnest Lee Durham, Sept. 8, 2009.
Pansies must be planted on certain dates to reach their full potential
With summer ending, many of fall blooming plants are starting to appear at garden centers. We are very fortunate to have numerous plants we can use in our landscapes to provide us with color during the fall and winter months.
School Superintendent Charles Nagle presented the Duke Talent Identification Program Grand Award to Gerald Meixiong, of Stallings Island Middle School.
Chelsea Palmer, an occupational therapist at MCG, checks Bel Air Elementary fourth-grader Caitlyn Troia's backpack on National School Backpack Awareness Day.
Meet the Maestro
Photo by Jim Blaylock Chelsea Palmer, an occupational therapist at MCG, checks Bel Air Elementary fourth-grader Caitlyn Troia's backpack on National School Backpack Awareness Day. [CAPTION] Photos by Valerie Rowell Symphony Orchestra Augusta's newly-hired music director, Shizou "Z" Kuwahara, (second from left) joins orchestra musicians Carl Purdy (from left), viola; Taylor Massey, clarinet; Kelly Odell, oboe; and Phil Caldwell, orchestra president, at a Meet the Maestro event Tuesday at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Evans.[CAPTION] Kuwahara, talks with Sherry Foster, editor of Augusta Magazine, during the Meet the Maestro event.
Bipartisan effort needed on health care
This past month, I've participated in nine health care town halls and the message is clear: Americans want health care reform that lowers their costs. They want access to more doctors and treatments and less interference from insurance companies, special interests and, especially, Washington bureaucrats.
Editorial cartoon for Sunday, September 20, 2009.
Did Mark fall for Miley, or was he pushed?
Let's get this out first: Mark McLeod is just plain weird.
Annie Grace and sweet 16
For the third time in my life, I'm facing the prospect of handing a 16-year-old girl the keys to a car and then watching her drive away.
CSRA Crusaders' baseball program going through adjustment period
The CSRA Crusaders homeschool baseball program is undergoing changes that include the departure of its head coach.
Current, former players honor Greenbrier coach
Mark Moseley mingled near the backstop Wednesday before Greenbrier High School's home softball game with Harlem, talking with his family and shaking hands with well-wishers.
The Augusta Junior Rowing Team is accepting members. No experience is necessary and potential members can participate for two weeks before deciding whether to join.
Westminster prevails in rivals' first meeting
Having grown up attending Augusta Prep, senior Daniel Hull is familiar with his school's archrival.
Evans vs. Harlem, Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Wins will be tough to get for Georgia this season
Let me start by saying there is not a bigger fan of the PGA Tour in Columbia County than me. However, even I am not buying this whole FedEx Cup playoff race.
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