It was July 3, 1861 when Wilson N. Crawford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 11th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Wilson had moved from the the western mountains of North Carolina to north Georgia in the late 1840s, not long after the U.S. government had cleared the remaining members of the Cherokee Nation from is homelands, making way for white settlers.
The Aiken County Public School District recently celebrated a total of 110 employees who will leave the district with a total of 2,873 years of service. Among the distinguished 2015-16 retirees were a pair of district cabinet members - Dr.
North Augusta will have to pay about $14,000 of Stephen Donohue's legal bills - which totaled about $40,000 - because of the South Carolina Supreme Court's ruling that city officials violated open-meetings laws by failing to announce the specific purpose of closed-door meetings they held to discuss Project Jackson.
The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
Police say someone accessed dating websites and chat rooms while remotely hacking into the Columbia County judicial center's website Thursday.
The volunteers of Concerned Women Inc. have a place in their hearts for those in need and their vision is clear; "Building a better tomorrow for the CSRA by helping those in need; one hand, one heart, one opportunity at a time."
Riverside Middle School in Columbia County was named one of 144 exemplary middle-grades schools across the nation have as "Schools to Watch" as part of a recognition and improvement program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Having established partnerships with education leaders in these states, the Forum announced Wednesday the names of schools in each state that meet its strict criteria.
All dogs are now available for adoption from the Columbia County animal shelter. All dogs are available for adoption for only $15. Call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services.
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