Provides 'affordable and family friendly' venues for vacations
May 8 through 16 is National Tourism Week, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is encouraging Georgians to get out and explore our beautiful state.
Center traffic circle is a 'million-dollar hare-brained scheme'
It is sad to read that, despite public opposition, a traffic circle is coming to Pumpkin Center.
Ballet dancers will perform upbeat numbers at Mayfest
Columbia County Ballet dancers will celebrate the end of their dance season Saturday with a public performance.
Inactive landfill could be turned to recreation area
A former landfill off Baker Place Road could have another use in the future.
Campsite will serve youths in Martinez
Construction should be under way in Martinez this summer on a new campsite for youth groups.
Area camps offer fun for summer
For Columbia County children looking for some summer fun, an assortment of camps provide a variety of adventure.
Grand opening awaits new church
Members of Redeemer Presbyterian PCA will have a new place to worship Sunday as the church opens the doors to its first permanent home.
Get Up & Go
List of local upcoming events.
Pet Adoption Showcase
List of local pets available for adoption.
Calendar of local events.
Special Olympics Torch Run
Columbia County Sheriff's Office volunteers participated in a Special Olympics Torch Run on Washington Road in Evans on Monday to support the Georgia Special Olympics.
Senior walks on at ASU
Grovetown senior Toney Threatt will attend Augusta State University in the fall and has been tabbed as a preferred walk-on for head basketball coach Dip Metress next season. Pictured are athletic director Todd Booker (from left), head coach Casey Dees, mother Karin Threatt, Toney Threatt, Toney Threatt Sr. and assistant coach John Kucela.
School Lunch Menu
Lunch menu for local schools.
Teams reach Final Four
Three Columbia County high school tennis teams advanced to the Final Four of the state playoffs this season.
Pops Under the Stars
Shizuo Z. Kuwahara, the music director and conductor of Symphony Orchestra Augusta, leads the orchestra at the Pops Under The Stars concert, held Saturday evening at the University Health Care Evans campus.
List of local police reports.
Friday dinner to help family
Deborah Messick could tell something wasn't right. Her 8-year-old daughter Keilea, twin to Keola and younger sister to Kana Annie, would occasionally complain of headaches during the summer of 2009.
C'mon, parents: Pay off school-lunch debt
Oh, the tragedy. It seems as the school year winds to a close, some Columbia County children once again are being sentenced to a lunch of bread and water because they've fallen too far behind in their meal payments.
Editorial Cartoon for Wednesday, May 12, 2010.
County teams face tough competition in round two
When you start talking about the top baseball programs in the state, Columbia County certainly gets its due. But a pair of programs that would also get a mention will be facing off with Columbia County teams today in round two of the Georgia High School Association State Baseball Playoffs.
Athlete Spotlight: Markeytha Chapman Evans High School
If your first time meeting Markeytha Chapman comes on a tennis court, you might have a skewed perception of the Evans High School senior.
Greenbrier pitchers dominate in sweep of 1st-round twin bill
Which is more impressive: a five-inning no-hitter or a three-inning perfect game?
Jackson signs with Mars Hill Academy
Offensive coordinators have so much to do during practice and games that they often don't have time to get familiar with the guys on the defensive side of the ball.
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