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Broadband companies slow River Watch Parkway work

...7.4 million in sales tax funds to date.The project is designed to streamline traffic from downtown Augusta to Columbia County's Towne Center area by transforming Old Evans and Petersburg roads into a four-lane highway with bike lanes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-24/broadband-companies-slow-rive
Archery tournament to return to Columbia County

A large archery tournament is returning to Columbia County next year. Columbia County officials are expected...next spring. But Tyrell said he hopes the move back to Columbia County is a long one. County Administrator Scott Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/archery-tournament-return-co
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR BEER & WINE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE N...

...hereby given that JB and SF LLC dba TWISTED BURRITO located at 4446 Washington Road Suite 20 in Evans has applied to Columbia County for an alcoholic beverage license to sell beer and wine for on premise consumption at this location. Note: Any...

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Teen released on bond in school gun case

...Lott, 17, of Lorraine Drive in Aiken, are facing weapons charges for what authorities called a "vague threat" to Columbia County schools through social media.The charges are related to videos that Hawkins posted on Snapchat. One showed someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-18/teen-released-bond-sch
Teens arrested after lockdown at Columbia County schools

...arrests followed what was termed a "vague threat" to Columbia County schools through social media.Hawkins faces charges...trespass and pointing a firearm at another, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris. Lott will be charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-07/teens-arrested-after-l
No decision on bond for Aiken teen charged in Lakeside school threat

...Lott, 17, of Lorraine Drive in Aiken, are facing weapons charges for what authorities called a "vague threat" to Columbia County schools through social media.The charges are related to a series of videos that Hawkins posted on the social media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-17/no-decision-bond-aiken
Residents get glimpse at Columbia County's long-range plan

...commercial and industrial development, some that will be a clear asset in his job to lure more business and industry to Columbia County."So we are going to have corridors, that in my case I am excited about, that are either technology-based or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-17/residents-get-glimpse-co
More resources needed to lower Richmond County's euthanasia rate at animal shelter, officials say

...said AAS staff has only once allowed them to do such an arrangement, so the volunteers have offered this service to Columbia County Animal Services instead, which has been receptive to the idea.Zielinski said responsibility also lies in the community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-15/more-resources-needed-lower-r
Rants & Raves

...Whenever I go there I see them all sitting around in the shade. Who monitors them? My taxes are being wasted. RAVE TO COLUMBIA County school district for the new school and placing the sign in the correct position so folks can read it! ARE CRIMINAL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-15/rants-raves
Aiken teen charged in Columbia County

...than a week ago was transferred to Columbia County and charged on Thursday.William...authorities called a "vague threat" to Columbia County schools through social media...school cafeteria, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-14/aiken-teen-charged-col