Thursday, April 1, 2010

Recent concert in Evans by U.S. Navy Band was 'a great success'
Thank you for the wonderful support The News-Times has offered our organizations in our recent sponsorship of hosting the U.S. Navy Band concert March 22

Renewal is main theme of services
The sunrise is symbolic of rebirth, renewal, hope.

County gets close to goal of cutting payroll by $1 million
Columbia County officials are closing in on a goal of saving $1 million in payroll expenses.

Roadways study may lead to projects in Columbia County
The Richmond County planning staff is looking 25 years into the future to develop a long-range transportation plan for the region that likely will include several road-widening projects in Columbia County.

Student 's concern for others shows in volunteer activities
Madison Marcus wants to help people, directly and indirectly.

Golf is not the only game in town
Golf is in the air during Masters Week.

Contact Your Legislator
List of area representatives.

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

On Vacation
In February, Bill and Marcia DeHaven enjoyed a Caribbean cruise on Holland America's Westerdam. They visited a turtle farm on Grand Cayman Island, went snorkeling in Cozumel and toured the salt ponds and Grand Turk Lighthouse on Grand Turk Island.

Class Reunions
The Harlem High School class of 1989 is planning a reunion for April 24.

Pet Adoption Showcase
Local pets available for adoption.

Time Capsule
As reported 38 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times, Thursday, March 29, 1972:

Newsmakers

Current Events
List of upcoming events.

It all adds up
Calender of important school dates.

William Few, Chamblin names co-exist
Columbia County commissioners soon are expected to decide on a proposal to extend the name of William Few Parkway even further than the newly extended road itself.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

Promises aren't what they used to be
Americans for Tax Reform, an organization that opposes tax increases, for years has asked legislators from across the country to make this promise: "I will oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes."

All circuses have a tiger
It's starting to look like it will be hard to figure out which is the bigger Masters story this year: Tiger Woods making his re-debut, or the entertainment media flocking to Augusta to try to make his life miserable for a quick buck.

Injury can 't take away from player of year 's accomplishments
Carolyn Hennecken suspended her left leg off the floor as she made her way to the middle of Lakeside High School's court with the aid of silver crutches.

Sports calender
Calender of local sports events.

Brittaney Borror Greenbrier High School
Success for Brittaney Borror and the Greenbrier High School girls soccer team is achieved only with a giggle-free warm-up.

Youth was served in girls prep hoops
In girls hoops in Columbia County this year, underclassmen stole the headlines.

Prep Calender
Calender of local prep sporting events.

Greenbrier goes from low to high in a hurry
A day after suffering its first region loss of the season, Greenbrier High School needed a pick-me-up.

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