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Posted: Sunday, July 11, 2010

Advance voting


Advance voting in the July 20 primary is available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays through Friday at the Columbia County Board of Elections office, Building E, 500 Faircloth Drive, Evans.


Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will celebrate its 130th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. today with the Rev. Paul Bush, pastor of Laura Grove Baptist Church in Clarks Hill, S.C.

Bible school

Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, on Columbia Road at Hereford Farm Road, will hold vacation Bible school 6-8:15 p.m. today through Thursday. For information, go to, or call Holly Sweat at (706) 513-9428.


The Columbia County Civic Orchestra resumes weekly rehearsals 7:15-9:15 p.m. Monday in the music suite at West Acres Baptist Church, 555 Gibbs Road, Evans. Returning and new musicians are welcome. For information, go to

Y day camp

Family Y Camp Marshall will be held through July 30 for ages 5-12 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans. Cost is $85 per week for members, $110 per week for nonmembers. To register, go to

Library programs

Columbia County libraries are holding young adult programs in July, including a jewelry-making party at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Harlem library. Registration is required by calling (706) 863-1946.

Advocates sought

Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services is seeking volunteers to serve as victim advocates in the Augusta area. Volunteer training will be held Thursday through July 19 at University Hospital. For information, contact Dinah Gunn at (706) 774-2746 or

Kids in kitchen

Kim Beavers, diabetes educator and co-host of Eating Well with Kim on News 12's Midday program, will present a cooking demonstration for parents and their children from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Belair Conference Center. Lunch will be served, and reservations are required at or by calling (706) 828-2502.


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