Mistletoe speaker to explain when, how to assist wildlife
For as long as he can remember, Robert Yonchak has had an interest in helping the wounded.
It might still be hot, but now 's the time to plant a fall garden
Even with the hot weather, it's time to start thinking about fall and cooler temperatures.
Evans park work could begin soon
Construction of a new park in Evans might soon get under way.
Harlem shops ' relaxed setting supports art and custom yarns
A new business in Harlem is putting a twist on art.
Spooky venture to begin Sept. 24
A Grovetown plantation steeped in history will be the scene for thrills and chills this fall.
As reported 34 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and Martinez-Evans Times, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1976:
Lance Sanders, 8, a Riverside Elementary student, threw out the first pitch at the Augusta GreenJackets game on July 21 against the Greensboro Grasshoppers.
Harlem police were looking last week for a man they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint.
Vickie Mogilefsky (right), visitor center coordinator at Savannah Rapids Visitor Center, received the Columbia County Hospitality Council's James O. McCormick Sr. Hospitality Service Award, Second Quarter, 2010, from Kanta K.R. Kondur, chairwoman of the Hospitality Council. She will compete with the other 2010 quarterly winners for the yearly James O. McCormick Sr. Hospitality Ambassador Award, which will be presented in 2011.
The second class of Leadership Columbia County gathered at Be My Guest Catering and Events in Evans on Aug. 18 for a reception. Members of the 2011 class are Justin Annis, Jody Camak, Jeff DeFoor, Mike Fowler, Keith Hedgspeth, Julia Heyman, Jenny Hinton, Jacki Jones, Steve Loflin, Mary-Lin Maner, Holland Maness, Kim Marlatt, Julie Miller, Robbie Moore, Teri Perry, Jason Rizner, Stephan Swafford, Terri Thomas, Melody Thompson, Paul Wade, Scott Williams, Adam Williams and Chris Wilsey.
Jason Herrera, owner of Salsa Dance and Martial Arts, cuts the ribbon during a ceremony with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. The business is on Washington Road, across from Club Car.
Pet Adoption Showcase
CSRA Happy Tails Rescue Inc. is a nonprofit, licensed animal-rescue group committed to the welfare of stray and unwanted dogs and cats in the Augusta area. Adoptions are held each Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Tractor Supply on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez. For information or to adopt, call Barb at (706) 955-0438 or go to www.csrahappytails.com.
The Columbia County Choral Society is seeking new members for its 14th season. Rehearsals are held at First Baptist Church of Evans, Belair Road at Washington Road. For more information and rehearsal schedules, call (706) 650-2311 or go to www.ccchoralsociety.org.
MBH Holdings Inc. to Raven Home Builders LLC, 3412 Grove Landing Circle, $31,500.
School Lunch Menus
List of school lunch menus.
Tracy Lee Kitchens and Jennifer A. Kitchens, Aug. 13, 2010.
Editorial cartoon for Sunday, August 29, 2010
Candidates should focus on issues
As they moved through the first few days of their general election campaign for governor, Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes focused their attention on this burning issue: the proposed construction of a mosque two blocks from the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City.
Grovetown leaders need to step forward
Wanted: A business-minded person or people to take over a fledgling organization and its $2,390 bank account.
Time running out to write in
In addition to getting rid of "hanging chads" produced by the punch-card method of voting, the switch several years ago to the Diebold electronic voting machines had another consequence: It's now easier to cast a write-in vote.
Ex-Lakeside linebacker ready to help Pirates ' D
Former Lakeside High School standout Kyle Tudor is preparing, along with his East Carolina University teammates, for the start of the 2010 campaign.
Greenbrier alumni return as coaches
Greenbrier High School alumni Kristan Martin and Jessica Borum have seen the grass on the other softball diamond.
Evans ' bats come through in win over rival Lakeside
Colette Cassedy thought it was just a matter of time.
Braves ' Infante proving he 's a worthy All-Star
In July, Braves utility player Omar Infante infiltrated the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Anaheim, Calif.
Panel to review middle school sports
The Columbia County school board on Wednesday formed a committee to study middle school sports.
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