Quad/Graphics plans to close Evans plant this year, costing 250 jobs

...company intends to sell the building. The plant covers about 650,000 square feet and sits on 81 acres. According to Columbia County property records, the plant is valued at $14.2 million.Robbie Bennett, the executive director of the Columbia...

Shopgirl: Bandana style was all over Paris runways

...Eat, a trick-or-treat event where the price of admission is a canned food item. The canned food is donated to Columbia County Cares Food Pantry, and the event is held by Columbia County Community & Leisure Services. The event will be Oct...

Bond modified for ex-Richmond County sheriff's deputy accused of family violence

A judge modified the bond conditions Tuesday for a former deputy in Richmond and Columbia County who was arrested earlier this month after an altercation with his wife.

Wreck backs up I-20 traffic

...I-20 and hydroplaned into a guardrail near mile marker 185, between the Grovetown and Harlem exits, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Andy Shedd. The wreck caused a tractor-trailer driven by an Atlanta man to jackknife, according...

Lott is ideal candidate

...in voting for Jodi Lott on Nov. 3. For the sake of my family and yours, vote for the candidate who is committed to Columbia County, our values, our community, our children and our future.Sandy WilsonEvans

Westmont Elementary School teacher honored as Columbia County's Teacher of the Year

...goal to teach on the college level and inspire other teachers to elevate their game in the classroom.Before coming to Columbia County, Gurley worked in Atlanta area school systems, but she has always taught second-graders, which she says is the...

Columbia County school bus overheats

...Barhams Ridge just before 7 a.m. because they were told Columbia County school bus No. 2603 was on fire, according to Columbia County sheriff's Maj. Steve Morris said. There was no fire, the bus overheated, according to Morris.All students...

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

...Red Roof Inn on Aug. 5 and now 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...

Columbia County hospital about growth, analysis finds

Columbia County is the state's largest county without a hospital, and at 140,000 people is more than twice as large as the next largest county without one, Walker County, Hearing Officer Ellwood F. Oakley III wrote.

Fishing Tournaments

...a $500 donation to the Southeastern Paralyzed Veterans of America from the Clark Hill Committee.Special thanks to Columbia County, Fairway Ford, Augusta Marine, C.N. Brown Plastics and A.B. Beverage for making these sponsorships possible...