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Columbia County School Board trustees approve massive rezoning plan, grant waivers

Columbia County School Board trustees approved a massive school rezoning plan Tuesday that has faced vocal opposition, but also offered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-27/columbia-county-school-bo
Li repeats as Columbia County Spelling Bee champion

After an extended battle, the Columbia County Spelling Bee crowned a repeat champion Monday night at Grovetown Middle School.Defending champion Charlie Li, from Stallings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-27/li-repeats-columbia-count
Friendship Nine protesters to have arrest records erased

COLUMBIA - Nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/friendship-nine-protesters-have-arr
Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...amazed at the cost of local government in Columbia County's first 100 years.In 1890...That'd be nice," Sharkey, clerk of the Columbia County Board of Commissioners, said...yesteryear.Turns out, it is nice.As Columbia County celebrates its 225th anniversary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-25/columbia-county-225th-birthd
Columbia County school rezoning vote tonight

Columbia County School Board trustees are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the most extensive rezoning plan ever proposed in the county.A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-26/columbia-county-school-re
Fort Gordon, Augusta delegation in D.C. for Cyber Command recruitment

...and in the community.Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle, Columbia County Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney, representatives from the Augusta Metro, Columbia County and North Augusta chambers of commerce, CSRA Alliance for Fort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/fort-gordon-augusta-delegatio
Milestones

...the fall 2014 semester.Military? Army Pvt. Richard A. Reese has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. He is the grandson of Richard Y. Reese of Augusta.? Air Force Airman 1st Class Luquan M. McCullough has graduated from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-27/milestones
Pop Rocks: Change at 95 Rock reflects change in music of today

...the future things will shift once again. IT TAKES MORE THAN A STAGE. Last week, country legend Merle Haggard sold out the Columbia County Exhibition Center with more than 2,000 fans in attendance.That's the good news. The bad news is that the newest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-27/pop-rocks-change-95-r
Rants & Raves

...General in Harlem. She is always nice and polite and takes good care of me. Thank you for all your kindness. RANT TO SOME Columbia County teachers who haven't changed their Web site since 2013-14. IT'S BAD ENOUGH that when we invade a foreign country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/rants-raves
SC fire truck overturns

COLUMBIA - A Columbia-Richland Fire Service firefighter was hurt when the truck he was driving overturned at an intersection southeast of Columbia.The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the wreck happened shortly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-26/sc-fire-truck-overturns