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Burwell Lackey

...his childhood in Rockingham, NC. He resided in the CSRA a total of 52 years some in Aiken County, SC then moved to Columbia County, GA in 1986. Mr. Lackey graduated from Grundy Center High School in Iowa, where he attended only the last semester...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172897821
Truck hits Martinez store

...medical condition while driving at about 9:45 a.m. on Washington Road, just west of Columbia Road, according to Columbia County sheriff's Deputy Leonard Newman.Witnesses Billy Adams and Alex King, both employees of Yard Barber USA, were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-15/truck-hits-martinez-store
Coughing man causes Ebola scare in Columbia County

...causing a scare when employees at the Columbia County tag office thought he may have the Ebola virus, according to Columbia County emergency management director Pam Tucker."The gentleman had been in another country and officials at the tag office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-09/coughing-man-causes-eb
District Attorney files for death penalty in church slaying

...Robinson, who was captured by Florida highway patrolmen several hours after the shooting, was extradited back to Columbia County on Sept. 26.He is being held in jail without bond.Authorities said that DaVitte's wife was sitting in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-07/district-attorney-file
Evans pupil struck by car

...Road just west of Lake Jean Drive and into a white Nissan Murano driven by Lois Coxwell, 84, of Evans, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Jones, who lives nearby and was walking home with five others, suffered minor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/evans-pupil-struck-car
Dump truck overturns with load of asphalt

...afternoon.Removal of the truck and debris was expected to keep traffic backed up into the early evening, according to Columbia County Emergency and Operations Director Pam Tucker.Joshua John James, 36, of Pete Bale Trucking, of Dearing, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/dump-truck-overturns-load-as
Middle school student struck by SUV

...lane just west of Lake Jean Drive and into a white Nissan Murano driven by Lois Coxwell, 84, of Evans, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Anthony, who lives nearby and was walking home with five others, received minor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/middle-school-student-struck
Social media policy strictness differs among police agencies

...Morris said. "Law enforcement is a profession that doesn't end when you take off your uniform."Similar to Columbia County, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office also lacks a specific social media policy; however, its code of conduct prohibits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-28/social-media-policy-strictne
Shortchanging schools?

...Commission chooses.But if it appears the county is soaking the school system for revenue, it isn't, according to Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross. He said there is much more to tax assessment and collection than is reflected in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-28/shortchanging-schools
Suspect in slaying extradited to Columbia County

A Florida man indicted in the Aug. 14 killing of a Martinez man was extradited to Columbia County on Friday.Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, of Jacksonville, arrived at the Columbia County Detention Center just before 2 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-26/suspect-slaying-extrad