The following accounts were News taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
A Martinez paint store owner says he is having to pay extra for hundreds of pounds of carpet and padding unlawfully dumped into the businesses dumpster.
Several new candidates were added to the list before qualifying ended at noon Friday.
Columbia County mortician Tommy King Jr. qualified Friday to run against incumbent Vernon Collins for Columbia County coroner.
Less than a week after a record number of voters cast ballots in the SEC Primary, qualifying began this morning for the 2016 General Primary and Nonpartisan Elections. Qualifying opened at 9 a.m. on Monday and will end Friday at 12 p.m.
A 27-year-old veteran, who reportedly suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder was undergoing evaluation at Fort Gordon's Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center late Tuesday and charges were still pending after an armed standoff with police.