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.
Several local leaders and state lawmakers from Columbia and Richmond counties fielded questions Monday night surrounding the Opportunity School District proposal facing voters on the General Election ballot, that would allow the state to step in to help chronically failing schools.
Members of the C...
Early voting got off to a strong start Monday at the new Columbia County early and advanced voting precinct site, with what one poll worker called "record numbers."
More than 1,800 Columbia County voters cast ballots early ahead of the Nov.
The Evans High School baseball team is holding a golf tournament, Saturday, Oct. 22, at Jones Creek Golf Club. Cost is $75 per person.
Lunch begins at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. For more information, contact Ricky Beale at email@example.com.
Sports writer Chris Gay went 6-4 in Week 7 of the Pigskin Picks contest. Here are the results:
Spartanburg Christian at Augusta Christian: Augusta Christian (Incorrect).
John Milledge at Augusta Prep: Augusta Prep (Incorrect).
The temperature climbed into the low 80s on Monday afternoon - not exactly fall weather.
No one on the Grovetown softball team complained about putting in more sweat equity, though, as the Lady Warriors prepared for another postseason series.
In the 1989 film Say Anything, John Cusack's magnum opus, his character is tackled in one scene by a young adult male. Cusack, who portrayed Lloyd Dobler, hid this guy's keys. The drunk man dived at Dobler, taking him to the ground.
If you missed the Evans-Grovetown game during the weekend, you missed an extremely entertaining game. There were several college prospects on the field, there were big plays throughout the contest and both teams left it all on the field.
Seven years ago, Alexis Brunk roamed the halls at Lakeside High School. Today, she walks around the front office of the Kansas City Chiefs
Brunk works long hours, especially this time of year, as the team's client services coordinator.