Columbia County authorities seek man who fled and tried to ram deputy

...aggravated assault against a police officer and several traffic charges, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Sheriff's office investigators saw Moore driving the minivan near the motel about 10 a.m. Thursday. They tried...

Columbia County might revise pawn law

...code in April is intended to assist tracking sales of possibly stolen goods, said Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.The code requires certain merchants to collect personal information, including photographs and thumb prints, from...

Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

...to color maker Sensient Technologies."It's just one more that might be another crayon in the crayon box," said Steve Morris, Sensient's general manager of food colors for North America.Sensient also developed a "deodorizing process...

Aiken teen charged in Columbia County

...the Lakeside High School parking lot and inside the school cafeteria, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris. The video showing the shooting was taken at night.Another video was taken at about 7:15 a.m. Aug. 7 inside...

1987 shooting of out-of-towner still stumps Columbia County police

...she killed (Huggins)," Edmunds told the Columbia County News-Times in 2013.Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said Thursday that there were no new leads in the case.

Car crashes into pond in Columbia County

...the single-car accident about 6:30 a.m. near Woodruff Road, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Morris said the driver, Darien Churchville, 22, of Evans, told deputies she dozed off behind the wheel of her...

Man charged in child molestation at Grovetown Wal-Mart

...Stone Roberts Jr., 32, was charged with child molestation on Friday, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.A woman called authorities to the store on July 30 after she said someone inappropriately touched her daughter.Store...

Teens arrested after lockdown at Columbia County schools

...school property, criminal trespass and pointing a firearm at another, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris. Lott will be charged with possession of a firearm on school property, criminal trespass and possession of a firearm...

Girl, 8, reports molestation at Grovetown Wal-Mart

...video images of the suspect, a heavy-set white male with a full beard, walking out of the store.Sheriff's Capt Steve Morris said the suspect is seen on the video following the little girl. His vehicle is believed to be a blue 2000's model...

Keg Creek victim identified

...of that person filed a missing persons report in Oglethorpe County, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.At about 3:49 a.m. on Sunday, a fisherman called 911 after seeing a car run off the Keg Creek bridge and plunge...