A year of consistently lower gasoline prices is expected to save governments in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties nearly $2 million on their 2015 fuel budgets, according to the latest projections.
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 ...
Gary Richardson, a business owner and former member of the county Planning Commission, will face Greg Grzybowski, a recently retired Army lieutenant colonel.
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.
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 ...
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.
Eight of 10 candidates vying for Grovetown mayor, two seats on the Grovetown City Council and two seats on the Harlem City Council answered questions during a forum Tuesday.
Area voters have a sales tax referendum, a state House seat and a commission race to decide Nov. 3.
Candidates for state House District 122 and Columbia County Commission District 3 seats answered questions at a forum Tuesday.
Columbia County's annual State of the Community address has a familiar theme to it for those who have been around for a few years: "Growth, growth, growth."
Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the hope is to create a complete convention center that will incorporate the county's $7.3 million, 47,000-square-foot Exhibition Center.
Five men vying for Columbia County's open commission seat wasted no time making their candidacies official Monday.
Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant to stem sales of stolen goods, which has been criticized as too broad.
A delay in relocating utilities, particularly by Internet providers Comcast and WOW!, has caused the expansion of River Watch Parkway to fall six months behind schedule.
A crowd of about 50 residents braved a rainy Monday evening to see the results of feedback for Columbia County's effort to develop a growth plan for the next 20 years.
Columbia County commissioners voted unanimously to approve more than $80,000 in severance pay to former Community and Leisure Services Director Barry Smith.
Barry Smith, Columbia County's longtime director of Community and Leisure Services, resigned suddenly Monday without explanation, county officials said.
Columbia County's District 3 Commissioner Mack Taylor last day in office will be July 21, according to his letter of resignation submitted Tuesday. He is pursuing the vacant State House District ...
The field of candidates seeking to fill the Georgia House seat vacated this week by former State Rep. Ben Harbin got a lot more crowded Wednesday.
At least one, perhaps both, of Columbia County's newest commissioners intend to resign their positions to run for the state House seat being vacated next week by State Rep. Ben Harbin.