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Film Columbia County is proud to announce its new membership with the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI).

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:06am

When talking about the house fire that destroyed their home, belongings and even claimed the lives of two beloved pets, the Selman family is not counting their losses, only their blessings. And for Lori, John and their son J.T., those blessings came to them in the form of first responders.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:06am

According to manger Linda Glasscock, four calls regarding copperheads in residential areas have been reported in the county already this year. The most recent call was from a Martinez homeowner in the Maple Creek subdivision off of Columbia Road.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:04am

An employee of an Evans business was charged with larceny and charged with stealing power tools off of delivery trucks.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:04am

More than 500 paddlers are expected to traverse quiet waters of Betty's Branch and the Savannah River as Benderdinker returns to Riverside Park on Saturday.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:03am

Sara Sheets, of Evans, Celina Vicente, of Marietta, and Sophia Amiri, of Alpharetta, Ga. won second place in the Trash Can BBQ competition in Marietta, Ga.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:03am

The Little Roy and Lizzy Music Festival, 2959 McCormick Hwy, in Lincolnton, on Saturday at Noon and 4:45 p.m. Other performers are The Roys, Ronnie Reno and the Reno Tradition, the Spinney Brothers, Little Roy and Lizzy and Shenandoah. Saturday Tickets are $40. For more information, call (706) 864-7203 or visit adamsbluegrass.com. Festival begins Thursday with additional acts.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:03am

Registration is now open for the 2016 Evans Pop Warner fall football and cheer season. Participants who register before June 1 will receive a $20 discount. For more information, visit to evanspopwarner.com

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:03am

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

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:02am

Ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01am

Greenbrier lacrosse tandem Caleb Culverhouse and Noah Reid have their respective college futures mapped out. The Wolfpack players will remain teammates after each player signed Friday afternoon with Lees-McRae College.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01am

When I learned about the drowning death of Greenbrier High School sophomore Robert D. Ballard Jr., I wanted to hug my children even harder. This is tough news to hear, especially of such a talented, well-loved athlete like Robert.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01am

Augusta Prep opened the GISA playoffs in style Friday afternoon. The two-time defending champion Lady Cavaliers scored early and often en route to an 11-0 victory over Bulloch Academy.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01am

Over the next few weeks, Blume will play host to a couple of fundraising events in the area. First, on Saturday, April 30, his team will host a Corn Hole Tournament from noon to 6 p.m. at Southbound Smokehouse (1855 Central Ave., Augusta). Teams can participate with a $50 donation and have a chance to win some terrific prizes for the top three teams. Individuals not competing can still win some great door prizes with a $10 donation.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:00am

States Fort said he built a relationship with Coastal Carolina coach Kevin McPherson after he had left Augusta.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:00am

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