Rants & Raves

How many voters did Helen Blocker-Adams disenfranchise? All those who cast early ballots had their vote stolen and given to Hardie Davis by Blocker-Adams.

Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

...Edgefield County, S.C.LAWRENCE C. "LARRY" LONGAPRIL 29Long, 79, of Martinez, was chairman of the Columbia County Board of Elections.A Republican appointee, he served on the three-member board for 12 years.CURTIS ROUSEMAY 3A former...

Columbia County sets qualifying dates for tax commissioner, commission posts

The Columbia County Board of Elections has set qualifying dates for candidates seeking to fill posts vacated by Kay and Charles Allen.Kay Allen resigned as the county's...

Staci Nicole Landers - James Linton Kitchens

...Landers, all of Augusta, Ga. She is a graduate of Augusta State University. Staci is currently employed by Columbia County Board of Elections as a Registration Coordinator. Mr. Kitchens is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Kitchens, and late...

Newcomers elected in Harlem, Grovetown

...active registered voters in Grovetown ? 206 voters ? went to the polls Tuesday."(It's) very low," Columbia County Board of Elections Executive Director Nancy Gay said. During a similar election in 2011 that also included the Sunday alcohol...

Proposal would shake up Columbia County elections board

State Rep. Barry Fleming plans to file legislation to increase the number of Columbia County Board of Elections members to five and change the way they're appointed.

Election officials review applications for director post

Members of the Columbia County Board of Elections met Wednesday to begin wading through the applications for the vacant elections director's position.With 45 applications for...

Columbia County elections board chairman dies

Lawrence C. "Larry" Long, 79, the chairman of the Columbia County Board of Elections, died Monday afternoon.Long, a Republican appointee on the three-member board for 12 years , died at University Hospital...

Gerard McKnight

...Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a Mason and a member of the VFW. Mr. McKnight was a poll manager for the Columbia County Board of Elections and worked for the Interfaith Hospitality Network. He was a helpful friend to everyone and a loving father...

Deborah Marshall

...the Columbia County School System, graduating from Harlem High School in 1981. She was employed at The Columbia County Board of Elections Office for 29 years, diligently serving as The Executive Director from 2000 until 2012. Funeral services...