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

...students will be zoned to attend Harlem High next year."We do not want our students to have to leave the city," Grovetown City Council and retired teacher Sylvia Martin said before the vote. "I know how important rezoning is. I know how it...

2014 Election Night Updates

...William Jackson holds 71 percent of the vote with two counties still out.In Grovetown, Renee McDowell secured the Grovetown city council seat, taking just enough votes to avoid a runoff with Eric Blair. 10:45 p.m.Nathan Deal beats Jason...

Grovetown native Renee McDowell wins council seat

Renee McDowell defeated two opponents to win a seat on the Grovetown City Council.

Qualifying begins for Grovetown City Council election

...Wednesday for candidates seeking to fill a vacant Grovetown City Council seat.The March 19 special election will...and Thursday, and 9 a.m. through noon Friday at Grovetown City Hall.Only residents of the city are eligible to...

Grovetown councilman's federal bribery trial begins

The trial for a Grovetown city councilman facing federal bribery charges began Monday in Alabama...prison and a fine of up to $250,000.McDowell was elected to Grovetown City Council in 2009, and his term runs through the end of this year...

Grovetown, Harlem hold city council elections Tuesday

...the polls Tuesday to fill seats on their respective city councils.Three people are vying for two open seats on the Grovetown City Council currently occupied by Lee Briggs and Bruce Stoddard. The election is non-partisan.Briggs is a John Deere...

Grovetown councilman's bribery trial continues

...the federal bribery trial of a Grovetown city councilman in Alabama.The trial...000.McDowell was elected to Grovetown City Council in 2009, and his term...Mayor George James has said.The Grovetown city council re-elected McDowell...

Grovetown city hall plans at standstill

...4-acre tract of land at the corner of Old Wrightsboro Road and Robinson Avenue and designated it as the future site for Grovetown City Hall. The new city hall will house administrative offices and the planning, zoning and public works departments...

Three men compete for seat on Grovetown City Council

Three men will face off Tuesday to fill the Grovetown City Council seat left vacant by the death of Councilwoman Marjorie Adams in February. Leiland J. "Sonny" McDowell, Dick Manion...

Criminal probe launched

Money missing from Grovetown city coffers totaling $8,400 was more than a clerical error, according...collected fine money in Grovetown has not been determined yet. The Grovetown City Council voted to forward the audit report to the GBI and District...