Columbia County fair canceled today

The Merchants Association of Columbia County has announced that the Columbia County Fair will be canceled today.For further information please visit its website at www.columbiacountyfair.net.

New DDA video promotes downtown to retailers

Downtown Augusta merchant David Hutchison has lived here for more than a decade, but he's seeing the urban core in a more cosmopolitan light thanks to...

Wine Time: No worries when pairing wines with Thanksgiving menus

...off the meal, I'd go with something sweet. Choices include Port, icewine and late harvest wines. Check with your wine merchant for what's available.A few of my favorites are Graham's Six Grapes Port ($22), Dow's Late Bottled Vintage Port...

Concert pays tribute to World War II veterans

...said.Evans resident Gilbert Ward was one of the local World War II veterans on hand for the event. Ward, 92, served as a merchant mariner in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans."There aren't many Mer chant Marines around anymore," Ward said. "In fact...

Columbia County Fair continues through Nov. 15

WHAT: Merchants Association of Columbia County FairWHEN: Through Sunday, Nov. 15WHERE: Columbia County Fairgrounds, 5462 Columbia RoadDETAILS...

Rain closes Columbia County fair today

The Columbia County Fair is canceled again Monday, the second day of steady rain. The Merchants Association of Columbia County Fair Chairman Mike Zapata said the fair was closed because of rain on Sunday and Monday. The fair...

Allen accepting applications for U.S. military service academies

...limited number of constituents who meet the eligibility requirements to attend the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force or Merchant Marine academies."These institutions offer those interested in serving our country a first class education and unique opportunities...

A Thousand Horses to kick off 50th Columbia County Fair

...shows and attractions. The Merchants Asso ciation of Columbia County...50th anniversary," said merchant Mike Zapata, a longtime fair...It's getting real popular," Merchants President Bill Easler said...15. Easler said it takes merchants most of the year to plan the...

You Remembered: Augusta floods

...My great-grandfather Robert James Bowe had established himself in business in Augusta (building contractor and commission merchant) so he went back to New England to marry a girl he had known there. He brought her to Augusta, probably by boat from Boston...

Amazon sues review sellers in salvo against bogus reviewers

...actively removes services that violate its terms of use and respond to any reports of inappropriate content."The challenge of merchants soliciting illegitimate reviews is one that faces all marketplaces and online platforms," Fiverr said in a statement...