Rants & Raves

...her in advance? I'm sure he will try. RAVE FOR PRINCIPAL Yvette Foster and Assistant Principal Shawn Odom of Riverside Middle School. I see them every day leading, providing motivation, building trust and inspiring students. They are visible...

Columbia County's school rezoning plan still has hurdles to clear

...upset about the shifting policy. Harrison, whose son is currently a freshman at Greenbrier, also has a son at Riverside Middle School.When the rezoning was announced in November, he and other parents were under the impression they would have...

High-end housing ducks Columbia County moratorium

...particularly streets backing up and drivers crossing double yellow lines because not enough space was provided for Riverside Middle School traffic."We look at the best and highest use of the property," Cox said of the commission. "We don't...

Columbia County bus involved in crash, no student injuries

...County school bus Monday afternoon. None of the four students on the bus was injured.Bus No. 102, serving Riverside Middle School, was traveling on North Belair Road at Furys Ferry Road about 2:35 p.m. when the Ford turned in front of...

Haydens' gymnasts look to build off surprising win beginning in regionals

...said. "And we want to show everyone what we're worth."At 12, Joiner is the veteran of the bunch. The Riverside Middle School sixth-grader has been in gymnastics for nine years. Gay, an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Evans Middle...

Army engineers turn used Christmas trees into Thurmond Lake fish habitat

...season, between 1,000 and 1,200 real Christmas trees were collected.The effort continues through Jan. 8 at Riverside Middle School on Furys Ferry Road in Evans."It's an arduous task making sure that the lake's fish habitat remains vibrant...

Malformed fish exist, but they don't usually survive long

...will be placed in various locations throughout the lake to enhance fish habitat.Trees can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School at 1095 Furys Ferry Road in Evans.All decorations must be removed from the trees before dropping them off...

Schoolteacher in second round of cancer fight

Having been diagnosed twice with breast cancer, Riverside Middle School teacher Marjorie Coleman says staying positive helped her get through.

Around the block

...recycled into fish habitats at Lake Thurmond.Natural Christmas trees (no artificial ones) can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School, 1095 Furys Ferry Road. Make sure all decorations such as tinsel, lights and garland are removed.The trees...

Around the block

...used for fish habitats at Lake Thurmond.Natural Christmas trees (no artificial ones) can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School, 1095 Furys Ferry Road. Make sure all decorations are removed.For more information, call (800) 533-3478...