Stories by Steve Crawford

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hundreds pay respects to Brush

Although known for his career in politics and his profession as a builder, Brush was remembered as a family man with a deep connection to his faith.
By Steve Crawford

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Governor praises legislative work

Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that this recent legislative session was the most productive of the 17 he has been involved in during his political career.
By Steve Crawford

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Teachers get their first look at new Martinez Elementary School

About 50 teachers and staff members were invited to tour the newly constructed Martinez Elementary School by Principal Wade White on Wednesday.
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

County resolves Lights of the South zoning

Columbia County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a rezoning of property that will allow Lights of the South operate this holiday season.
By Steve Crawford

Monday, April 20, 2015

Columbia County's next 20 years

About 40 people turned out for the first of four "visioning" meetings for the growth of Columbia County at Patriots Park. The next meeting is Thursday.
By Steve Crawford

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Boy, 7, hit by van; injuries not life-threatening

A 7-year-old South Carolina boy was injured Wednesday afternoon when he was struck while riding his bicycle on Desoto Drive in Martinez.
By Steve Crawford

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Cafeteria manager investigated over money

Greenbrier Elementary School's former cafeteria manager is being investigated over missing lunch money, school officials said Thursday.
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Charter school group announces deal for school site

The group proposing to create Columbia County's first charter school announced it had a contract to purchase land for a future school site near Blanchard Woods Park in Evans.
By Steve Crawford

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Group travels down Savannah River to raise awareness

The journey, is part adventure, part consciousness raising and part environmental activism by Bob Brooksher, his friend Joanne Steele and her son, Jesse Steele, called "Source to the Sea."
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Booker to be Harlem's head coach

Columbia County school officials picked Grovetown athletic director Todd Booker to be the new head football coach at Harlem on Tuesday.
By Steve Crawford

Deputy in wreck followed policy

Columbia County sheriff's officials said Tuesday that a deputy who was injured in a crash on Furys Ferry Road Saturday was "exercising due regard" when his vehicle collided with another during a ...
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Columbia County voters renew school levy

Columbia County voters overwhelmingly approved a renewal of the local education sales tax sales Tuesday, providing officials with a reliable source of revenue to fund improvements in the county's ...
By Steve Crawford

Monday, March 16, 2015

Education sales tax to get vote

If approved, the education special purpose local option sales tax (ESPLOST) referendum will renew collection of the tax starting in 2017.
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Kramer tapped for Wolfpack coach

Columbia County school board members voted unanimously Tuesday night to hire Tony Kramer, a longtime coach and teacher with 19 years experience, to take the helm as head football coach at ...
By Steve Crawford

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Columbia County officials pursue unpaid stormwater fees

Columbia County officials are going after property owners responsible for more than $130,000 in unpaid Stormwater Utility fees.
By Steve Crawford

Harlem High drama coach resigns over texts to student

Harlem High School's drama teacher resigned Thursday morning amid allegations of "inappropriate texts" with an 18-year-old female student, authorities said. Columbia County sheriff's Capt.
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Stormwater utility credits examined

Columbia County officials continued to advance their campaign to update the county's Stormwater Utility service by revamping how customers qualify for credits.
By Steve Crawford

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Son of Columbia County businesswoman slain in shooting

Steve Singleton, 45, was slain in the Sunday shooting near Clarkesville, Ga., at the home of his girlfriend, Kathy Smith, according to Pat Goodwin, Singleton's mother.
By Steve Crawford

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Herbert receives chamber's lifetime achievement award

Mark Herbert, a builder and businessman known for his years of public service and dedication to the community, was honored Friday.
By Steve Crawford

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Columbia County puts halt on dense residential rezonings

Columbia County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to halt certain types of dense developments for six months while officials consider revisions to zoning ordinances.
By Steve Crawford
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