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The Columbia County Board of Education recognized Grovetown High School senior Taliah Moring Tuesday for attending an international youth medical summit in Boston during the summer.

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Longtime Grovetown City Clerk Vicky Capetillo tendered her resignation Thursday amid a federal investigation into financial improprieties and a pending city lawsuit against her.

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Ten-year-old Alyssa Carr made it look easy when she scaled a top-rope rock climbing wall standing more than 10-feet-tall at the new Active Climbing facility in Martinez.

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I have answered many calls and made several site visits in the past few weeks dealing with weed control in home lawns. Summer-annual and perennial weeds are popping up everywhere. The warm temperatures have allowed these weeds to flourish.

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Can you fry bell pepper rings like onion rings? A: Yes. In the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen we have made fried bell pepper rings and Vidalia onion rings. Place a bell pepper on its side and slice it to create rings.

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Upcoming events in Columbia County.

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HOW TO ADOPT To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and other services. The facility is at 1940 William Fe...

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Lakeside's Nick Reid is ready for this season, especially after sitting out the latter part of last year's slate. In a late October contest against Warner Robins, Reid took a cheap shot to the helmet. The hit resulted in a season-ending broken jaw. "It hurt," Reid said. "It was sad watching from the sideline, not being able to play with my family."

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FOOTBALL SCHEDULE All times 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise listed   Aug. 19 Augusta Christian At Augusta Prep Burke County At Grovetown Lakeside at North Augusta   Aug. 26 Butler at Greenbrier Harlem at Glascock County North Augusta at Evans North Oconee at Grovetown Jefferson County at Lakesi...

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Earlier this year, Keith Walton traveled to the University of Virginia with a purpose. The Augusta Christian coach befriended the new Cavaliers coach, Bronco Mendenhall, who led BYU for 11 seasons.

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Over the next several weeks, more than 1.7 million students will walk through the doors of Georgia's public schools. Some of those students are kindergartners just starting their journey. Others are high school seniors almost ready to take the next step.

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"A conservative is a statesman who is enamored with existing evils, as distinguished from a liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

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I admit it. I've pulled the shades and watched The Bachelorette. I've jumped in the middle of the fray between two or three housewives, the O.C. and N.Y. being my favorites.

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Edward Christian to Edward Christian; 466 Northridge Circle; $0; Deed of gift Victor Hyatt and Starr Hyatt to Jimmy W. Sholey and Heather D. Sholey, JTWROS; Map & Parcel number: 065A, 824; $410,000 James L. Whitehead and Bridget R.

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Jerald Vaughn Labrake and Linh Thi Ngoc Hoang applied for a marriage license March 28 and were married August 7 in Augusta Fernando Keith Elliott Jr.

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