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Two Columbia County all-star softball teams advanced to the Dixie World Series in August in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Columbia County Belles (ages 13-15) and Ponytails (11-12) won their respective age divisions this weekend at the Dixie state softball tournament at Patriots Park.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:00am

When I left the Augusta Aquatic Center late Monday night, my feet were soaked. There are few worse feelings than walking around in squishy socks inside tennis shoes. I hoped the moisture came from getting splashed from the swimmers and not from sweating, but I wasn't sure.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:00am

Swim league season came to an end Monday at the Augusta aquatic center. After three days of divisional meets, the best swimmers from across the Augusta area faced off in the CSRA All-Star Swim Meet. And for swimmers like Aaron Hendry, it was one more chance to compete before heading off to college.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:00am

Georgia Prime Time, based in Evans, recently won the USSSA State Directors Tournament 14U Open division championship.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:00am

The second annual Harlem High School Pop Warner football and cheer camp will be held from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Friday, July 15, at the Harlem High School Football Stadium.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:00am

Upcoming events in Columbia County.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:02am

To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:02am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A man is wanted by police after he reportedly threatened to kill his wife in front of their three children.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:02am

Mistletoe State Park reopened to new incoming campers Thursday nearly one week after a microburst produced winds up to 115 mph and ripped through the park sending trees crashing down on RVs, vehicles and tents.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:02am

The Shield Club of Greater Augusta donated $10,000 to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office to construct a much needed wall to prevent projectile ricochets from the firing range. According to Columbia County sheriff's Maj.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:01am

Columbia County Property Transfers

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:01am

Gregory John Wirths and Brenda Lee Conditt applied for a marriage license March 24 and were married June 11 in Martinez Christopher Ryan Farrer and Christan Joy Newsome applied for a marriage license April 1 and were married June 11...

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:01am

I know, it takes time to learn these things, but it takes much more time to undo the damage that ill-chosen elected officials create.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:01am

Please, join me in not voting for John Isakson, the candidate whose record is akin to that of Lindsey Graham and John McCain. John Isakson is the textbook definition of RINO.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:01am

This may be the first time I've ever written these words, but here goes: Georgia could learn a lesson from Louisiana. On June 1, Louisiana became the first Deep South state to launch a Medicaid expansion program funded through the Affordable Care Act.

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:01am

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