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Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Complaints prompt ordinance that would ban horses

Columbia County commissioners have passed first reading of a new ordinance that will ban horses and other livestock from the entire Evans Town Center area.
By Steve Crawford

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Columbia County teacher accused of sexual assault on student

A Columbia County high school teacher is facing sexual assault charges after confessing to having a sexual relationship with one of his students, officials say.
By Steve Crawford

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Campaigning continues for candidates in two runoff elections

Four candidates who survived this week's special election to make it into the final contest - a runoff election scheduled for Dec. 1 - say they will be working diligently for the next three weeks ...
By Steve Crawford

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Georgia transportation chief says funding improving for road projects

After years of falling behind on transportation funding, Georgia is putting the revenue sources in place to fix neglected infrastructure and fund projects for future needs, the state's ...
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Lott to face Taylor in District 122 runoff

Jodi Lott, a politcal newcomer who is a registered nurse and co-owner of a rehabilitaion practice, will face Mack Taylor, a former assistant district attorney and county commissioner, in the runoff.
By Steve Crawford

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Rhodes' restraining order upheld by judge

Rhodes, who hosts an afternoon radio talk show was granted a temporary restraining order Friday afternoon against three people - Jackie Powell Churchville, Rob Morgan and Joe Mullins.
By Steve Crawford

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Candidates in heated state House race talk agendas

The race for state House District 122 was dominated in recent days by political drama and accusations of subterfuge and intrigue, but the four candidates have agendas they hope to accomplish if ...
By Steve Crawford

Columbia County growth on minds of commission candidates

All five candidates in Tuesday's District 3 race have their own plans to tackle what they see as the county's most pressing issue: growth management.
By Steve Crawford

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Recording contradicts political operative's claims about Mullins investigation

Joe Mullins, one of four candidates seeking the State House District 122 seat, said Tuesday that the recording verifies to him that despite claims to the contrary, his rival Mack Taylor had ...
By Steve Crawford

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Richardson leads in District 3 fundraising

According to his campaign finance report filed Monday, Gary Richardson has raised $19,400 in cash donations and an additional $3,600 in in-kind contributions, putting him more than $10,000 ahead ...
By Steve Crawford

Viking re-enactors showcase skills at Augusta Prep

August Prep history teacher Bill White said he wanted students to get a better understanding of the depth and influence of Viking culture from re-enactment.
By Steve Crawford

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

District 122 fight gets rough between Mullins, Taylor

Joe Mullins, one of four candidates vying for the seat vacated in July by former State Rep. Ben Harbin, has come out swinging against Mack Taylor.
By Steve Crawford

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Former Marshall Square residents file suit

Two former residents of the Marshall Square Retire­ment Resort who were displaced in the June 2 fire have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company and others involved in constructing ...
By Steve Crawford

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Mullins outspends opponents in District 122 race

Joe Mullins, one of four candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated in July by former state Rep. Ben Harbin, has spent more than $92,000 so far.
By Steve Crawford

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Columbia County firefighter's novel could become TV series

ITV Studios America announced it has optioned Bull Mountain, for a new television series, with Ed Bernero, the showrunner behind the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds, to script it.
By Steve Crawford

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Dozens flock to free dental clinic in Martinez

Tyrick Makerson was among about 90 people who lined up starting in the early morning outside Bullard Dentistry on Washington Road for a day of free dental care.
By Steve Crawford

Columbia County firefighter's novel could become TV series

ITV Studios America announced it has optioned Columbia County firefighter Brian Panowich's debut novel, "Bull Mountain," for a new television series, with Ed Bernero, the showrunner behind the CBS ...
By Steve Crawford

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Growth and traffic concerns dominate District 3 debate

The topics of traffic, growth and the future of Columbia County dominated discussion among the five men vying to become the county's next District 3 commissioner at a debate Wednesday night in Evans.
By Steve Crawford

Teacher's comments about C.J. Pearson investigated

A Columbia Middle School teacher is in hot water over comments he is accused of making about the school's most famous student.
By Steve Crawford

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Westmont teacher is tops in Columbia County

Jennifer Gurley, who is in her fourth year teaching at Westmont Elementary, said teaching had always been her calling as long as she can remember.
By Steve Crawford
 
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