Deal appoints local businessman to board

James "Trey" Allen, of Martinez, has been named to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Board by Gov. Nathan Deal.

Allen serves as the founding president and CEO of Learning Express Toys of Evans, a company he and his wife, Suzy, founded.

He also serves on the Columbia County Commission.



Applications open for magnet schools

Program applications for magnet schools in the Richmond County school system will be available today for the 2017-18 school year.

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Columbia County student arrested in bomb threat

A Columbia County student was arrested Monday after making a bomb threat, police said

About 10:50 a.m., deputies... Read more