Early voting begins Tuesday in 2 Columbia County runoff races

...district attorney and county commissioner, in the House District 122 runoff. In the District 3 Commission race, Gary Richardson, a business owner and former planning commissioner, will be facing Greg Gryzbowski, a retired Army officer.

Campaigning continues in House 122, Columbia County Commission runoff elections

...Richardson, a business owner and former planning commissioner, will be facing off against Greg Grzybowski, a retired Army officer who moved to the county in 2009.On Tuesday, Richardson pulled in the most votes, 1,622, or 38 percent, followed...

Growth and traffic concerns dominate District 3 debate in Columbia County

...features were integrated into the plan."What I would like to see is quality growth," he said.Grzybowski, a retired Army officer, countered that it wasn't growth, but voter dissatisfaction that is the biggest problem."The number one problem...

Retired Army officer opening Augusta's first craft brewery

Augusta will join Athens, Savannah, Macon, Statesboro and Atlanta in having locally crafted beer when Riverwatch Brewery opens next month.

Actor Christopher Lee dies

...policies of the borough.Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was born in London on May 27, 1922. His father was a British army officer who had served in the Boer War, his mother was Contessa Estelle Marie Carandini di Sarzano, an Edwardian beauty of...

Opened Cuba has much to offer global community

...an unforgettable, even life-changing, experience. Peace is a beautiful thing. (The writer is a retired U.S. Army officer who served 27 years in the Judge Advocate General's Corps. She lives in Augusta.)

Alex Williams

...numerous meritorious service awards including the Bronze Star with V Device (3 Oak Leaf Clusters) as a United States Army Officer, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from military active duty in 1980. In 1980, Pastor Williams also began his ministry...

Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...development of the Clarks Hill Lake and Dam, Savannah River Site and Fort Gordon resulted in thousands of engineers and Army officers moving to the area.Census records show Columbia County has seen between 20,000 to 25,000 people move to the area...

Army officer died of natural causes during August training exercise at Fort Gordon

An Army officer found dead in August during a training exercise at Fort Gordon died of natural causes, according to an Army investigation.Second...

Fort Rucker team takes lead in Army officer's death investigation at Fort Gordon

An autopsy has been performed on an Army officer who was found dead in Fort Gordon's training area, and an investigative team from Fort Rucker, Ala., has taken the lead in...