Two active construction zones including Jimmie Dyess Parkway and Belair Road are experiencing lane closures this week.
Paving crews returned Monday to the Jimmie Dyess Parkway resurfacing job from the Interstate 20 interchange to east of Powell Road, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
These accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
Two Grovetown High School students are facing charges of having alcohol at school Thursday.
Sheriff's deputies were called to the school about 8:30 a.m.
A fire that began late Monday night, destroyed a kiln used for drying wood at an Appling lumber yard.
Crews were dispatched to Pollard Lumber Co. on Washington Road near the intersection at Pollard's Corner about 9:20 p.m. Monday, according to Columbia County Fire Rescue Administrative Chief Jeremy Wallen.
In his first year as Grovetown's head coach, Damien Postell recently picked up a prestigious statewide award.
Recently, Postell was named the Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week, presented by Ford. The award goes to 12 high school coaches in the state of Georgia throughout the season, recognizing them for their hard work and their efforts making a difference on and off the field.
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