Leadership conference broadcast in Evans
A Columbia County church will serve as a hub Friday for a leadership conference broadcast live to hundreds of global locations.
GOP dominates commission races
The only challengers Columbia County commissioners will face for their seats in this election year are coming from their own party.
Middle school celebrates 10th year
The pupils and staff of Greenbrier Middle School literally dug up the past last week.
Judge denies motion against county in Marshall Square suit
The fate of a mixed-use development planned in the heart of the Evans Town Center remains unknown after a Superior Court judge denied a motion by developers regarding a costly lawsuit.
Historical Society is seeking details about Appling spring
Members of the Columbia County Historical Society are on a mission to clear up an Appling spring and its history.
Get Up & Go
List of local events.
In it to win it
The Augusta Prep Middle School golf team won the 2010 Greater Augusta-Aiken Middle School League Championships, held April 27-28 at West Lake Country Club and Forest Hills Golf Club. Pictured are Robbie Searles (from left), Josh Searles, Salil Ghamande, Alex Handy and Joey Lawrence, with coach Rich Bland in the back row. With the victory, Augusta Prep ended Episcopal Day School's 15-year run as champions.
Calendar of local events.
Greenbrier tops Evans
Evans' Tevin Nelson makes it back to first ahead of the throw to Greenbrier first baseman Kyler Timmerman on Thursday. Greenbrier won the game 8-3.
Greenbrier Elementary School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll
List of honor roll students from Greenbrier Elementary School.
Results of local racing events.
Staying safe on the water
John VanOsdol and Pat McMenamin of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, discuss boating safety with Martinez residents Steve and Debbie Garner on Saturday, during the second annual CSRA RV and Boat Show.
Calendar of local sports events.
Pet Adoption Showcase
List of local pets available for adoption.
Harlem High School baseball coach's 600th victory
Congratulations to Harlem High School baseball coach Jimmie Lewis for his 600th victory.
As reported 36 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times, Wednesday, April 24, 1974.
Members of the Greenbrier and Grovetown high school choruses performed at The Cathedral of St. John in New York City on March 31. On their tour they also attended performances of Wicked and The Phantom of the Opera. Participating in the trip were Director of Choirs Karen Boyd (first row, from left), Cara McDargh, Sherilyn Harper, Marilyn Foerster, Danielle Fields, Nathan Boyd, Tyler Cook, Megan Lemmen, Ivory Harris and Melissa Farthing; Rebecca Baylor (second row, from left), Brianna Story, Leesa Guarnotta, Matthew McCutcheon, Tim Doane, Carolyn Rhine, Mackenzie Stover, Katrean Hall and Haley Woods; Amarachi Erondu (third row, from left), Courtney Johnson, Elizabeth Edwards, Stephen Santiago, Andrew Hester, Stephanie Taylor, Katie Balliew and Katherine LaMantia.
Calendar of local school sports events.
The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Like it or not, traffic circle is coming
So, the government decides it wants to do something huge and expensive that won't actually solve the problem it's targeting. Citizens, who unlike bureaucrats still have common sense, adamantly oppose it. Yet the government officials, in their wisdom, not only ram it through anyway, but insist that once you have it, you'll come around - and even like it.
Creep factor nixes McBerry
Lots of hard-core Georgia conservatives, especially the type who love the "tea party" movement and despise establishment politicians, are fans of Ray McBerry.
Editorial Cartoon for Wednesday, May 5, 2010.
Some good people are leaving office
Before we get caught up in the drama of the primary election campaigns, we should stop and take note that some good people will be leaving their current elected offices after this year.
Milestone victory deserves accolades
Let me add my name to the list of people congratulating Jimmie Lewis for reaching an incredible milestone. Win No. 600 -- wow!
Flag football lets players focus on fundamentals
Harry Bacheller has made a career out of starting new football programs.
Athlete Spotlight: Casper Farver
When Casper Farver signed up for the foreign exchange student program in his native Denmark, he doubted he would play soccer during his year in the United States. From what he had heard about American soccer, he expected the level to be inferior to that of his home country.
Panthers cross over into playoff territory
Three years ago, playoff appearances were the last thing synonymous with high school lacrosse in Columbia County.
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