The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Women in Business held a Diamonds and Pearls event Thursday. Photos by Ryan Wehmeyer. North Augusta Elementary School held its Cookies with Santa event Saturday. Photos by Nikasha Dicks....
As the end of 2013 approaches, it seems like a very appropriate time to publicly recognize over 600 of our citizens who are part of seven different specialized volunteer programs that we have here in Columbia County.
As Michael Thurmond tells the story, he got a phone call one day from an attorney for the DeKalb County school board asking if he would be interested in the job of school superintendent.
The pay was good but the offer wasn't exactly a dream job.
A Grovetown man was killed early Sunday in a single vehicle accident. Erwin R. Juarez, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering from blunt force trauma, according to a statement from Richmond County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose.
Grovetown and Harlem officials said they were under the impression the payments the cities made for tax collection services were going to the county budget, not to the tax commissioner's personal bank account.
Scott Dean's hope for a new trial will be placed before a judge today in Reidsville, Ga.
Dean's attorney, Pete Theodocion, said his client will have a habeas corpus hearing in Tatnall County Superior Court this morning.
The Augusta Christian basketball team has jumped out of the gate with an 8-2 start and appear headed for a great season. ACS is coming off a 20-win season a year ago, but this year's team is much improved.