Cookbook will help raise money for school council
School cafeteria employees are always trying to get pupils to try something new.
Recruiting specialized teachers often difficult
Columbia County typically has far more teacher applicants than it has teaching jobs to fill.
Be cautious when using pesticides as you tend to new seasonal blooms
This past week has seen an abundance of blooms on our trees and shrubs. Most of these are two to three weeks behind their normal bloom time.
County workers to get paid more for fitness
Columbia County commissioners on Tuesday revised an incentives program meant to keep county employees in shape.
Master gardeners share love of plants
For some people, gardening extends beyond the interests of a hobbyist and becomes a passion so strong it eventually becomes an obsession.
STAR Student picks enthusiastic teacher
Greenbrier High School STAR student John Klement loves math and science. Yet the 17-year-old chose a history instructor as his STAR teacher.
Narnia roars back to Augusta with annual ballet production
This year's production of Roar of Love marks a milestone for the Columbia County Ballet.
Harlem welcomes newest employee
Harlem officials recently welcomed the city's newest employee -- an assistant city manager.
Name change for Chamblin proposed
Columbia County motorists might soon notice a name change to a large section of Chamblin Road.
Kristen Michelle Lee and T. Jareb Stoops, March 8, 2010.
Menus for area schools.
Columbia County authorities arrested a College Park, Ga., man Tuesday in connection with a rape and kidnapping last month.
Miss Evans High School
Kelsey Hollins (center) was crowned Miss Evans High School 2010. Contestants were Alexis Inglett, first runner-up (from left); Summer Fields, third runner-up; Emily Austin, second runner-up; and Sarah Brittany Sandbach, fourth runner-up. Rounding out the top 10 were Amanda Story, Samantha Henning, Brittany Ufret, Sybil Kim and Rachael Bullock. Contestants competed in interview, sportswear and evening gown areas. The pageant is sponsored by the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter.
A group from the University of Tennessee Alumni and Friends CSRA Chapter, attended the Volunteer/Gamecocks men's basketball game in Columbia on Feb. 20.
Nicholas Allen Ruddle and Amanda Lee Penn applied for a marriage license on March 1, 2010, and were married March 2, 2010, in Evans.
Pet adoption showcase
Lucy is a purebred English Setter. To adopt Lucy, contact Heartsong Animal Rescue at (706) 855-1241.
All Weathers Construction Co. LLC to Anne M. Madden and Paul D. Guay, 423 Keesaw Glen, $237,900.
Brady Automotive & Consignment LLC held a grand opening ribbon-cutting with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23. The business is located at 4752 Washington Road in Evans.
The Augusta Alzheimer's Association took volunteers to the state Capitol on Feb. 8 for Alzheimer's Awareness Day, where the group met with lawmakers and members of the Columbia County delegation including state Rep. Lee Anderson, state Sen. Bill Jackson and state Rep. Ben Harbin.
Savannah Francisco-Hood (left) and Kendal Monroe participated in the musical. Other first-graders, right, shared in E.I.E.I. Oops!
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will hold its annual Education and Scholarship Program at 10:45 a.m. today, with guest speaker Dr. Leslie Pollard.
Columbia County once gripped by 'gold fever'
Very few things can bring more tales of legend and folklore than the highly sought precious yellow element: gold. This valuable commodity brings its highest price ever today on the world market.
Contact your lawmakers
Contact information for your legislators.
Editorial cartoon for Sunday, March 21, 2010.
Death method doesn't matter
State lawmakers this past week voted 115-46 to outlaw the use of gas chambers to euthanize animals at shelters in Georgia.
County should be ready for census rise
Perhaps they're preaching to the choir, but the local office of the Georgia Farm Bureau is among agencies asking locals to cooperate with the U.S. Census Bureau.
Family connection keeps JROTC drill act in sync
Chelsec and Faith Crews practice their drill routine, of course.
Listing of area prep sporting events.
Undefeated Panthers roll to another victory
Lakeside High School's fast start has been spurred in part by its ability to hit the baseball.
Wolfpack focus in time for start of region play
This is the part of the season that Chris Wilkins hopes his team is concerned about.
Greenbrier holds off Luella for key victory
Greenbrier High School baseball coach Chris Wilkins said before the season his team's primary focus would be its Region 2-AAAAA games.
Petersburg Racquet Club is offering free beginner lessons.
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