Election Day to decide many area races, hotly contested issues

...Wayne Bridges; Board of Tax Assessors Chairman Tom Schneider; and Les Walden, the director of finance for Augusta Christian Schools. The county commission will have two seats ? Districts 3 and 4 ? up in this election.In Georgia and South...

Bridges wins Columbia County tax commissioner seat

...garnered 8,896 votes, or 24 percent, and Les Walden, retail business owner and director of finance for Augusta Christian Schools, who got 6,441 votes, or 17 percent.Bridges, who served on the Columbia County school board for 12 years...

Chelsea Noelle Brown - John Marcus Eubank

...and Mr. George H. Brown and the late Mrs. Ann K. Brown, all of Appling, Ga. She is a 2010 graduate of Augusta Christian Schools, a 2014 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with a Marketing...

Nine Columbia County candidates hold public forum

...Schneider, who retired as CEO of Gold Cross EMS a couple of years ago, has served on the Board of Tax Assessors since 1989, where he is the chairman. Walden is a retail business owner and director of finance for Augusta Christian Schools.

Walden deserves office

...the value that such businesses bring to the community and to the tax base. Les also served on the board at Augusta Christian Schools and, after their CFO left, Les stepped into that role to help them out. They were so impressed, they asked...

Corporal punishment: How far is too far?

...schools, corporal punishment is legal in 48 of 50 states, with only New Jersey and Iowa prohibiting the act.Augusta Christian Schools eliminated corporal punishment in the early 1990s, according to school officials, and no Richmond County private...

Columbia County races

...Republican)AGE: 45EMPLOYMENT: Owner LTW Inc.; CFO, Director of Facilities, Security & Maintenance, Augusta Christian Schools, 2010-presentFAMILY: Wife, Shannon; daughter, Anna-Faith, 14, sons, Abram, 10, Andersen, 8POLITICAL...

Columbia County candidates square off at Thursday forum

...Assessors since 1989, where he is the chairman. Walden is a retail business owner and director of finance for Augusta Christian Schools.Four men are running to fill the unexpired term of District 3 Commissioner Charles Allen, who also resigned...

Fear of the word 'black' stirs skepticism about struggling HBCUs

...black schools in Augusta I wondered: Where do white kids go to school? They go to private schools such as Augusta Christian Schools, opened not coincidentally in 1958, or Westminster Schools. It was difficult finding demographic statistics...

Columbia County polling places

...Baptist Church, 4594 Columbia Road, Martinez090 Abilene Baptist Church, 3917 Washington Road, Martinez100 Augusta Christian School, 313 Baston Road, Martinez105 Stevens Creek Elementary School, 3870 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez107 Gospel...