Columbia County food pantries feed a need not everyone knows about

...financially supported through churches, businesses, fundraisers, donations and grants.Started in 1997 at Marvin United Methodist Church and currently in Appling, Columbia County Cares is the largest pantry serving Columbia County. Approximately...

Where you live

The pumpkin patch at Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez, is open 1-7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday.

Martinez slaying suspect has hearing

...he shot William "Bill" DaVitte, 55, attacked his wife and stole their vehicle from the parking lot of Marvin United Methodist Church near Interstate 20.He is being held without bond, which Troiano said could be granted only by a Superior...

Suspect in slaying extradited to Columbia County

...police say, he shot William "Bill" DaVitte, 55, and assaulted DaVitte's wife in the parking lot of Marvin United Methodist Church.A Columbia County grand jury indicted Robinson this week on charges of murder, armed robbery, aggravated...

Florida drops its charges against Columbia County murder suspect

...police in the fatal shooting of Bill DaVitte, of Martinez, on Aug. 14.DaVitte, 55, and his wife were at Marvin United Methodist Church at Belair and Wheeler roads about 10:40 p.m. turning on the sprinklers when Robinson killed DaVitte...

Slaying suspect court date delayed again

...Bill DaVitte on Aug. 15. Police said Robinson shot DaVitte, 55, and injured his wife, Jenny, outside Marvin United Methodist Church before fleeing to Jacksonville, where he was apprehended after a police chase.The 21-year-old suspect...

District Attorney files for death penalty in church slaying

...shooting death of William Roundtree "Bill" DaVitte, 55, of Martinez, and the assault on his wife outside Marvin United Methodist Church: murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault, hijacking a motor vehicle, possession of a firearm during the...

Halloween events

...OR TREAT: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez; freeMONSTER...PUMPKIN PATCH: Through Friday, Oct. 31, Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road; pumpkins, gourds...

Florida hearing rescheduled for suspect in fatal Martinez shooting

...vehicle owned by DaVitte and his wife, Jenny. DaVitte, 55, was fatally shot and his wife wounded outside Marvin United Methodist Church, where they had gone to turn on the sprinkler system.DaVitte's wife was in the passenger seat of their...

Columbia County schedules SPLOST meetings

...2022.? 6 p.m. Tuesday, Exhibition Center, 212 Partnership Drive, Grovetown? 6 p.m. July 24, Marvin United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez? 5 p.m. July 28, Harlem Public Safety Building, 110...