Agency couldn't conduct its missions without generous help
olumbia County Cares has been involved in two very successful and special events in the past six weeks. On Oct. 1 we had our 12th Annual Family Spaghetti Dinner and Carry Out and on Nov. 16, the Garlic Clove and sponsors put on the Ninth Annual Italian Thanksgiving Feast for us and Golden Harvest Food Bank.
Yellowing leaves can signal problem
In the fall, yellow leaves are part of a colorful variety that add beauty to our world. This past week, I saw some hickory trees that were almost golden in color.
Harlem opens city 's first senior center
Harlem seniors have a new place to hang out now that the city's first senior center is open.
Orchestra designation talks delayed
Any discussions about whether an Augusta-based orchestra should officially represent Columbia County must wait another month.
School gives funds to soldier's family
Despite the agony of their loss, the family of Army Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow has found comfort in the outpouring of support from the community.
Love of music has teen in hot pursuit of her dreams
Singing country music became a passion for Ashton Burton at a young age.
Health clinic opens in Evans Walmart
Walmart and the Medical College of Georgia have joined in an effort to provide convenient health care with the opening of The Clinic at Walmart inside the Evans store.
Blooms will come back if you plant Southern bulbs
What spring gardens look like next year will depend largely on what is planted now, so while spring is more than five months away, it's time to get planting.
Community can treat military to home cooking
Anyone with a special Thanksgiving recipe is asked to cook it for military service members who aren't able to go home for the holidays.
Handicap parking fines, job cuts OK 'd
Columbia County officials on Tuesday established fines for those illegally parking in handicap spaces.
Salute to veterans
River Ridge Elementary School played host to a breakfast for all their veterans, followed by a musical performance by their second-graders.
Penny and Chuck Ballas attended the Vets to Washington luncheon.
Columbia County deputies on Tuesday arrested a Martinez woman suspected of killing a toddler she was baby-sitting.
Grovetown native Terri Gibbs performed at the Columbia County Fair.
Get up and go
The Augusta Jewish Comunity Center, 898 Weinberger Way off Furys Ferry Road, in Evans, will hold a book fair and Chanukah bazaar from noon to 4 p.m. today. For information, call (706) 228-3636.
County residents respond to blood drive
Anjana Shah is assisted by Shepeard Blood Center employees Nicole Phelps and Domonique Permenter Wednesday during Columbia County's Holiday Preparedness Blood Drive at the Evans Government Center. The final total for the day was 235 units collected (176 in Evans and 59 at Roads and Bridges).
CSRA Happy Tails Rescue, Inc. is a 501-C3 nonprofit licensed animal rescue group committed to the welfare of stray and unwanted dogs and cats in the CSRA.
Ela Le Petit Apartement at 3309 Washington Road in Augusta held a grand opening ribbon-cutting Oct. 22.
Joe and Debra Powell, of Evans, recently celebrated their 20th anniversary by spending a week in Belize.
Alan M. Smith to David M. Faircloth, 6123 Ridge Road, $415,000.
Stevens Creek Elementary School First Nine Weeks Honor Roll
A and A/B honor roll
Gospel songwriter and singer Ronnie Hinson will perform at 10:30 a.m. today at Bible Fellowship Church, 3701 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez. Call (706) 922-5314.
Marion Allen Woodley and Kay Lynn Woodley applied for a marriage license on Oct. 28 and were married Oct. 28 in Evans.
- South Columbia Elementary School: 7:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Feb. 23 and April 13.
Shanee V. Ball and Andre H. Ball, Nov. 9, 2009.
Editorial cartoon for the Sunday, November 22, 2009 edition of the Columbia County News-Times.
Seeking Mayflowers on my family tree
Every family has its lore, and from the time I knew my maiden name was Carver, I also knew about the most famous person in my ancestral past. We were descendents of John Carver, who not only came to America on the Mayflower in 1620, but was the first governor of the Pilgrim settlement in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Event reflects on a great city
For a pretty good example of what is right with the world, you don't need to travel any farther than Harlem's Mary Sanders Senior Center on Tuesday.
Show gratitude by sharing it
This week we celebrate Thanksgiving, the holiday we trample in our Halloween costumes en route to Christmas.
Lakeside girls get rare victory over Greenbrier
Lakeside girls basketball coach Maureen McCormack said before the season that Tishal Turknett was ready for a breakout year.
Augusta Prep at Curtis Baptist, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. girls, 8 p.m. boys.
Bratton's CFL coach could end up with the Bills
This past week, the Buffalo Bills fired head coach Dick Jauron after the team's disappointing start.
Greenbrier will retire jersey of late star in December
Former Wofford College and Greenbrier basketball standout Eric Marshall will be remembered Dec. 1 when the Wolfpack play host to Grovetown.
Grovetown teams create their own identity
The Grovetown Warriors boys basketball players became a team during summer camp. Before that, coach Casey Dees had a collection of individuals who were brought together from different schools and wary of each other.
Georgia Riverdawgs win tournament
The Georgia Riverdawgs were champions of the Riverview Fall Fever 10U baseball tournament held in North Augusta on Nov. 7-8.
Richard Swim, 11, a student at Greenbrier Middle School, took this 11-point deer while hunting with his dad, Kenneth Swim, in Wilkes County.
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