Minister spreading Gospel in Spanish
Web-posted 02/07/10
The Rev. Max Guzman might be new to Columbia County, but the Mexico native already is making his presence felt in the Augusta area.
A cutting-edge tool
Web-posted 02/07/10
Plasma recently became a learning tool for metal working students in Columbia County.
Columbia Chamber hosts annual awards banquet
Web-posted 02/07/10
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce honored former state Sen. G.B. "Jake" Pollard with the Lifetime Achievement Award during a Tuesday banquet.
Rezoning request sent back to board
Web-posted 02/07/10
Columbia County commissioners tabled a vote on the rezoning of property on Washington Road on Tuesday and sent the issue back to the planning and zoning board.
Knowing as much as possible about plants makes pruning less confusing
Web-posted 02/07/10
There are certain jobs that need to be done in the landscape each year such as fertilization, mulching and pruning. These practices are very important, but can be confusing to gardeners.
Foreclosure put off for shopping center
Web-posted 02/07/10
An Evans shopping center that faced foreclosure will remain in the hands of its current owners, at least for the meantime.
Singers to spread message of faith at Evans concert
Web-posted 02/07/10
Two Grammy-nominated artists will come together Friday to spread the message of love just in time for Valentine's Day.
Fifth-grader earns consecutive spelling bee championships
Web-posted 02/07/10
Rachael Cundey spelled her way into another historical finish Monday during the Columbia County Spelling Bee.
Three students injured in accident with parked car
Web-posted 02/04/10
Three students at Thomson High School received various injuries after the driver of a car rear-ended a parked car and later slammed into several trees on the Lincolnton Highway near Fish Dam Road in McDuffie County on Tuesday, Jan. 26, authorities say.
Harlem searching to fill new position
Web-posted 02/03/10
Harlem officials are looking for someone to fill a newly created position: assistant city manager.
Woman shoots dog after it kills her pet
Web-posted 01/27/10
A Columbia County woman shot a neighbor's dog in her yard Tuesday after that dog and another one attacked and killed her small dog.
Columbia County will get new Family Y
Web-posted 01/21/10
By summer, Family Y members in Columbia County will have a new facility in which to get in shape.
Property owners use all of extra time to pay taxes
Web-posted 01/20/10
Even though they had two months extra this year, about 10 percent of Columbia County property owners missed the deadline to pay their taxes.
Animal agency gets new name, philosophy
Web-posted 01/15/10
Columbia County Animal Care and Control is now Animal Services.
Columbia County plan might close, move older schools
Web-posted 01/27/10
At least four Columbia County schools would be torn down and rebuilt, some in new locations, and one would close under a plan unveiled this morning.
Owner sought after horse struck, killed near Appling
Web-posted 01/26/10
Columbia County officials are looking for the owner of a horse struck by a truck in Columbia County last night.
Martinez house fire today under investigation
Web-posted 01/25/10
Firefighters are still investigating the cause of a fire that recently damaged a Martinez home this afternoon.
Man, 74, has wreck near Evans High
Web-posted 01/19/10
School traffic was briefly backed up in front of Evans High School early this morning after an elderly man suffered what was believed to be a heart attack and drove into a utility pole.
Fire destroys Appling house
Web-posted 01/14/10
A brick home in Appling has been destroyed in an afternoon fire.
Local missionaries in Haiti tell family they're at U.S. Embassy
Web-posted 01/14/10
A Columbia County preacher stranded in Haiti e-mailed his daughter this morning and let her know that he and her mother were safe at the U.S. Embassy.

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