Stories by Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010

Columbia County storm knocks out trees, power

Some residents of western Columbia County were still feeling the effects Monday of an early-morning storm.
By Valerie Rowell

Friday, May 21, 2010

Students, educators say last goodbyes

Columbia County students saw the last day of school Friday, including those at its newest high school -- Grovetown.
By Donnie Fetter and Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Thief who threatened store worker sought

           Police release images today of man they say threatened an Evans department store employee after being caught shoplifting early ...
By Valerie Rowell

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Disabled student steps up

Stevens Creek Elementary School fifth-grader Cole Wooten took some of his first steps during the school's Honors Day.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Underage alcohol sales bring charges

Two Martinez store clerks were charged with selling alcohol to a minor during a recent undercover operation by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
By Valerie Rowell

Monday, May 10, 2010

Appling man, 53, dies in vehicle crash

A medical emergency is believed to be the cause of a single-vehicle wreck that killed an Appling man this morning.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Columbia County sees string of break-ins

Two Columbia County neighborhoods were the newest locations of a recent surge in car break-ins, according to police.
By Valerie Rowell

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Grovetown man dies in Monday evening wreck

A Grovetown man died Monday evening in a single-vehicle wreck in Appling.
By Valerie Rowell

Friday, April 16, 2010

Evans suspect identified

Columbia County Sheriff's deputies are continuing the search this morning for a third burglary suspect who ran from officers on Thursday in Evans.  
By Valerie Rowell

Thursday, April 15, 2010

One sought after chase

One of two burglary suspects that Columbia County lawmen searched for near McManus Road was found hiding under a house around 9 p.m.
By Jenna Martin and Valerie Rowell

Friday, April 2, 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

Martinez teen reported missing

Columbia County police are asking for help locating a missing Martinez teen.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Columbia County charges man with rape

Columbia County authorities arrested a College Park, Ga., man Tuesday in connection to a February rape and kidnapping.
By Valerie Rowell

Monday, March 15, 2010

Evans man arrested on indeceny charge

An Evans man was arrested Sunday after a Columbia County sheriff's deputy said he caught him masturbating behind a glass door of an Evans business.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Woman in motorcyle wreck in fair condition

The passenger of a Greenbrier High School alum killed in a motorcycle wreck near Atlanta on Monday is in fair condition at the Atlanta Medical Center, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
By Valerie Rowell

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Greenbrier grad dies in Atlanta wreck

A Greenbrier High School alum died Monday in a motorcycle wreck near Atlanta.
By Valerie Rowell

Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

1 arrest in underage alcohol sting

An Appling convenience store clerk has been charged with selling alcohol to someone without asking for identification.
By Valerie Rowell

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010

Judge denies motion to prohibit media at trial

A judge denied a motion Wednesday to prohibit public and media access to an upcoming pretrial hearing for two people accused in the March beating death of a neighbor.
By Valerie Rowell
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