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North Harlem Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of North Harlem Elementary School honor roll students.

Blue Ridge Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Blue Ridge Elementary School honor roll students.

Bands, barbecue lined up for 2nd annual show series
With Masters Week and spring break behind us, an April concert series in Columbia County will give residents another reason to sing the blues.

Cook-off pits local barbecue amateurs
Backyard barbecuers are invited to pit their skills against other amateurs on Saturday at Harlem's spring BBQ Cook-Off.

Party at the Pavilion
Taylor Post, a fifth-grader at Greenbrier Elementary School, prepares to putt at the party.

Brookwood Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Brookwood Elementary School honor roll students.

Evans Middle School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Evans Middle School honor roll students.

Get Up & Go
List of local events and notes.

Newsmakers
Boy Scouts and leaders from Boy Scout Troop 2 gave the mother of the first baby boy, Ayden Edward Hair, born Feb. 8 at Doctors Hospital, a wonderful assortment of gifts to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Boy Scouts of America. Pictured are the parents of the baby, Whitney and John Hair, Scouts Andrew Emory, Jonathan Francisco, and leaders, Traci Reisenberg and the Rev. Greg Francisco.

Bel Air Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Bel Air Elementary School honor roll students.

Fire department hopes cuts don't close station
At a time when Columbia County government department heads are expected to trim budgets by 5 percent, some officials will spend the next month working to cut one department's budget that has grown by nearly 5 percent

Club builds ramp to help mother transport children
A Martinez single mother recently received a boost from a Columbia County organization.

On Vacation
Dr. Dj Pannu, Rubani Pannu, Mickey Mouse, Ruhaan Pannu and Dr. Veena Pannu went on a surprise cruise on the Disney Wonder to the Bahamas, a gift for the girls for being A Honor Roll students for the past four years. Below, the family prepares to board the ship.

Bel Air Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Bel Air Elementary School honor roll students.

Current Events
List of upcoming local events.

Pet of the Week
Local pets available for adoption.

Time Capsule
As reported 44 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, April 20, 1961.

School Lunch Menu
Upcoming menu for area schools.

School Councils
List of upcoming school council meetings.

Party at the Pavilion
Taylor Post, a fifth-grader at Greenbrier Elementary School, prepares to putt at the party.

Evans Middle School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Evans Middle School honor roll students.

Brookwood Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Brookwood Elementary School honor roll students.

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

North Harlem Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of North Harlem Elementary School honor roll students.

Get Up & Go
List of local events and notes.

Blue Ridge Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of Blue Ridge Elementary School honor roll students.

Newsmakers
Boy Scouts and leaders from Boy Scout Troop 2 gave the mother of the first baby boy, Ayden Edward Hair, born Feb. 8 at Doctors Hospital, a wonderful assortment of gifts to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Boy Scouts of America. Pictured are the parents of the baby, Whitney and John Hair, Scouts Andrew Emory, Jonathan Francisco, and leaders, Traci Reisenberg and the Rev. Greg Francisco.

Editorial Cartoon
Editorial Cartoon for Wednesday April 14, 2010.

Candidates must put up or shut up
April 26 is what I call "put up or shut up time" in state politics, because it's the date when candidate qualifying begins for the July 20 primary elections. As the official start of the 2010 election season gets closer, let's look at some of the questions hanging over Georgia politics.

GOP leaders dressed down
Just in time for the tax-day "tea parties" in Augusta and around the rest of the country, Georgia conservatives just got someone to applaud.

Eventful weekend ahead in community
Local citizens have a couple of obligations that all fall on Thursday, April 15.

Prep Calendar
Calender of local school sporting events.

Banana Open to begin Thursday
One of Georgia's top annual amateur tennis tournaments begins Thursday at Petersburg Racquet Club.

Sports Calendar
List of upcoming local sporting events.

Former Evans golfer awarded top freshman honor
Former Evans High School golfer Jacob Tilton has been named the Peach Belt Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year during an award ceremony in Pine Mountain, Ga.

One Dynamic Dog
Ivybrook Beau Blazer De Menton is a dog of many talents.

Bike ride benefits burn foundation
Bike enthusiasts and casual riders alike can participate in a Sunday ride benefiting a good cause.

Athlete Spotlight: Jackie Jeschke Aiken-Augusta Swim League
At first, competitive swimming for Jackie Jeschke seemed like the continuation of her family's legacy. But it soon became a nearly all-consuming passion.

Sports Newsmakers
The Columbia County U-12 Girls soccer won the state championship on Dec. 5. The girls defeated Walton County and Sumter County and defeated Bartow County in the championship game. Team members are Sierra Agee (front, from left), Jessica Ellis, Baylie Schott, Madie Bower, Jesi Cotton and Elaine Ball; assistant coach Wade Cotton (back, from left), Kaylee Friedman, Lindsey Dowdle, Maddie Olson, assistant coach Chris Agee, Jennifer Maier, Cayley Creekmore, Becca Deppen and coach Rachel Ellis.

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