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Holiday travel reflects strengthening economy

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:28pm

One of the biggest travel weekends of the year is here as vehicles fueled up to hit the road before Memorial Day. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

A.R. Johnson graduates enjoy learning EMT operations

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:57pm

It all started with Grey’s Anatomy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Harlem opens doors of new library

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:56pm

The first word out of Morgyn Baldwin’s mouth when asked what she thought of the new Harlem branch of the Columbia County Library system was “big.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Kirby: He was brilliant, bitter and born here

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:56pm
News Columnists

Soldier, Engineer, Architect, Scientist, Patriot

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Aiken police complete drug investigation

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:02pm

The Aiken Department of Public Safety arrested one man following a six-month drug investigation. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Rants and raves

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:39pm

I am a proud, moderate Democrat. I detest the occupier of the White House, for the record. Hillary Clinton really needs to think a bit before she makes a complete fool of herself. Did Russian interference and/or James Comey have an effect on the election outcome? It’s highly probable. However, she made some prodigious, careless errors of her own. Read more

Papa Joe’s kicks off annual barbecue, music festival

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:22pm

Evans was filled with the smell of barbecue Friday afternoon as the Evans Towne Center Park hosted its eighth annual Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Sinkhole still causing detours on Central Avenue

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:51pm

A section of Central Avenue remained closed Friday after a sinkhole opened and a city garbage truck fell into it Thursday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Nuclear Regulatory Commission set to inspect Vogtle training program

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:30am

To keep their skills sharp in ensuring nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle run smoothly, operators undergo continual testing including inspections and oversight from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Pedestrian dies two weeks after being struck by car

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:43am

A pedestrian struck by a vehicle earlier this month died Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Doctors Hospital to provide college funds to first baby born on May 29

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:35am

In an effort to raise awareness among Georgia families about the importance of financial planning and saving for a college education, Georgia’s Path2College 529 Plan will celebrate 529 College Savings Day by awarding the first baby born at Doctors Hospital on May 29 with a $1,529 contribution to his/her Path2College 529 Plan account. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Local student receives top honor from Davidson College

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:32am

A local student has received the Presidential Scholarship as an incoming student at Davidson College. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought on shoplifting charges

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:30am

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public help in identifying a shoplifting suspect. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Reaching that milestone

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:04am

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Kirby: Our goal — postcards from all 50 states

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:21pm
Columnists News

The Memorial Day weekend begins once again our Summer Vacation Postcard Contest. You know the drill: We’ll try to get a postcard from all 50 states (and the District of Columbia) before Labor Day.

  Read more Columnist Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:20pm

Does Columbia County really need its own hospital when there are world class medical facilities 20 minutes away? Read more


Man reports tools stolen from truck

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:54pm

A man contacted the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office after discovering tools had been stolen from his pickup truck. Read more

From Staff Reports

Highway roadwork to pause for holiday

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 8:49pm

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced it will suspend construction-related lane closures for the holiday weekend. Read more

From Staff Reports

Man wanted for aggravated assault in Warrenton arrested

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 8:42pm

The man sought by Warrenton police for aggravated assault has been taken into custody. Read more

From Staff Reports

Fort Gordon ceremony honors fallen soliders

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:19pm

Service members, veterans and community members gathered at Fort Gordon on Thursday for the annual remembrance ceremony, honoring fallen service members ahead of Memorial Day. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner