Barry Paschal

Victim identified in weekend wreck


A Martinez woman who was killed early Saturday in a crash on Interstate 20 near Grovetown has been identified.

Alaina Kensinger... Read more

Assessments rankle taxpayers

Because inaccurate information was provided to the newspaper, a box accompanying a story on Columbia County property assessments in May 31’s... Read more

Columbia Co. schools budget OK'd...

Columbia County school board on Tuesday put its initial stamp of approval on a balanced budget for next year that draws heavily from reserves and... Read more

Area standardized test scores improve


Fewer Columbia County children will need retesting on a major standardized test this year despite a higher number of children taking... Read more