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Rants and Raves

...columns ... this town will forever be regarded as a joke, thanks to your efforts. Do us all a favor and move on out to Columbia County and change your name ... you do not represent the city of Augusta. RECENT NEWS STORIES casually mention homosexuality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-24/rants-and-raves
DaVitte family issues statement to thank community

...was killed. Robinson remains in custody in Jacksonville, and there is no timetable on when he'll be extradited to Columbia County.Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said Thursday afternoon that there were no updates on the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/davitte-family-issues-
Man killed, wife injured outside Martinez church

...Belair roads.About 10:39 p.m., deputies responded to the church and found the man dead on scene, according to Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins. He identified the victim was William Rountree DaVitte, 55, of Martinez.Deputies from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/shooting-leaves-one-de
Martinez-based American Audio Visual Services production company plans building of new office

...said.In 2012, the Collins purchased a nearly 1-acre tract on Old Petersburg Road for $197,500, according to Columbia County's property records.Collins said he'd been eying the property for years, but waited until land in that area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-12/martinez-ba
McKnight remembered for service in Augusta's Harrisburg community

...their congregations."One thing that really said a lot about him is when a lot of churches had started to move out to Columbia County or a better neighborhood, they stayed," she said.The Rev. Melvin Ivey, the pastor of Greater St. John Baptist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/mcknight-remembered-service-a
Church shooting details released

...abandoned the vehicle and ran, but was quickly captured. Robinson, who is being held in Florida, will be extradited to Columbia County, but Morris said no firm plans have been set as to when that would occur. He was charged with motor vehicle theft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-15/church-shooting-detail
Duane Munson

...nieces, Kim and Chris. He was preceded in death by his brother, Thurman. If so desired, memorials may be made to Columbia County Animal Services, 1940 William Few Parkway, Grovetown, Georgia, 30813. Please sign the guestbook and send condolences...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171995218
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: RANT TO COLUMBIA County BOE for the sign at Evans Elementary on Gibbs Road that faces the wrong way. No one can read the scrolling text because it is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-27/rants-raves
Repairman charged in theft of electricity, meter

...in to authorities Thursday afternoon. He is charged with theft and two counts of theft of utilities, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Between July 11 and Monday, Bower returned to La Petite Plaza on Washington Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-18/repairman-charged-thef
Update: Columbia County man reports shooting during holdup attempt at Westwood Club Apartments

...Washington Road about midnight when two men and two women approached him and demanded cash and jewelry, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.After he refused, one man shot Fielding in the thigh. The four people then ran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-14/update-columbia-county