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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

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It's hard to tell what to believe

Though I’m not sure what turtle tastes like and though many people love it, I didn’t want to think I had been slurping turtle noodle soup all the times I had the sniffles.

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.

Shepard looking ahead to 2016

While some top-notch cutters from Texas and Oklahoma have stopped competing in the Augusta Futurity, the Shepards continue to make it a regular stop.

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

Coach K earns 1,000th career victory

NEW YORK - Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half ...

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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