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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Columbia County receives broadband grant

Internet access to all Columbia County residents soon will be possible thanks to a multimillion-dollar federal grant.
By Donnie Fetter

Dropout intervention praised

Tonya Thomas is one of 14 intervention specialists for Richmond County schools, working with at-risk students to keep them from dropping out.
By Donnie Fetter, Julia Sellers and Preston Sparks

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010

Projects help students develop interests

Columbia County 12th-graders delve into a wide array of subjects for their senior projects.
By Donnie Fetter

Schools chief unsure where cuts will happen

State budget cuts have cost the Columbia County school system nearly $14 million and more cuts appear to be coming.
By Donnie Fetter

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010

Columbia Co. teacher contracts modified

Columbia Co. school officials approved a revision to teacher contracts that allows for the possibility of tough times ahead.
By Donnie Fetter

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010

Budget threatens school agency

The proposed state budget excludes funding for an agency tasked with helping schools.
By Donnie Fetter

Friday, Feb. 19, 2010

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

Zoning approved for dirt bike racetrack

Gordon Park Speedway will soon get a sister track for motocross racing.
By Donnie Fetter

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010

Tax refunds for some motorists

More than 1,100 Columbia County motorists can expect to receive a small tax refund.
By Donnie Fetter

Columbia County student transfer plan OK'd

Columbia County school officials approved Tuesday the number of pupil transfers within the system allowed under a new state law.
By Donnie Fetter

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010

Marshall Square developers cut prices

For nearly a year, the only business occupying Marshall Square has been a Chili's restaurant. Developers hope to change that by slashing prices on land at the development in Evans.
By Donnie Fetter

Monday, Feb. 8, 2010

Evans grad had role in shuttle launch

Dana Hutcherson oversees repairs to Endeavour before and after the launch.
By Donnie Fetter

Evans developer cuts lot prices to lure tenants

The developer of Marshall Square in Evans is cutting the price of lots to spur development.
By Donnie Fetter

Evans High grad helped launch shuttle

An Evans High School grad  made sure today's pre-dawn launch of the space shuttle Endeavor took off without a hitch.Dana Hutcherson is the NASA flow director for the Endeavor.
By Donnie Fetter

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010

Teacher applicants outnumber posts

Plummeting state funding and bigger class sizes mean fewer available jobs.
By Donnie Fetter, Julia Sellers and Preston Sparks

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Counties to pursue grant to expand broadband

Columbia County commissioners decided Tuesday to seek a partnership with other counties in an effort to expand broadband access.
By Donnie Fetter

Columbia County Chamber honors Pollard

Former state Sen. G.B. "Jake" Pollard received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.
By Donnie Fetter

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010

Columbia County wants to expand broadband

Columbia County commissioners decided today to seek a partnership with other area counties to potentially expand broadband access.
By Donnie Fetter

Fifth-grader Columbia County's top speller

By mastering "maestro," Rachael Cundey repeated as Columbia County's top speller.
By Donnie Fetter
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