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Columbia County Clerk Charlene Sharkey goes through one of the county's record books from the 1890s at her office at the Columbia County government complex in Evans on Friday.

Columbia County's 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

As Columbia County celebrates its 225th anniversary, community leaders praise their ancestors for laying the groundwork for the strong educational system and vast infrastructure network that have attracted people since 1790.
By Wesley Brown

Wings key to Super Bowl

These days, gochujang is on my breakfasts of scrambled eggs and vegetables. But my favorite? These easy baked chicken wings.

Austin Shepard wins Open finals

Summerdale, Ala., cutter Austin Shepard rung up a score of 222 on Paradox Cat to win the Futurity Open finals Saturday night.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Jan. 12-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center  Jan. 12-20

Highway robbery

“Finders keepers” may have been the law of the jungle gym, but for grown-ups in a free country, it’s a complete outrage.

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Builder questions city's bidding process

City projects that are bid on over and over are a waste of time and money for small businesses, said an attorney seeking to "start a dialogue" about possibly changing Augusta's procurement process.
By Susan McCord

Man wanted in shooting incident

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who they say shot and struck a vehicle in November.
By Travis Highfield

Editorial: Keep it simple

No wonder it takes so long to get anything done around here. Everything gets strangled in red tape.

Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — To those who love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. But the fate of those names is up for debate after a ...
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