Rants & Raves

...that a county as progressive as Columbia County does not have a veterinarian on staff at animal control. This is unthinkable. The county commission needs to address this problem right away. Vets could volunteer services in the interim.

Noah Newman Sr.

...managerial position in boxing for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He received the SGMA National Hero Award for his volunteer services to youth who called him "POPS". Additional survivors include one son, Noah Newman, Jr. and his wife Kathy...

Reynolds recalled for Red Cross impact

...It looked like it said you could experiment with high school students and train them to do traditionally adult volunteer services. I worked with Aquinas High School and St. Joseph Hospital, and the idea worked," she said.The program was...

Best & Brightest: Katrina Petersen, Academy of Richmond County

...Georgia Merit Scholar, National Merit Commended Scholar 2013, STAR Student of ARC 2014, Bronze President's Volunteer Service Award 2012COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Military Youth Advisory Council, Youth Leadership Richmond County, Fort Gordon...

Biz Bits

...GFORCEAward/honor: Honored as the Goodwill International Volunteer Program of the Year.Details: This is the volunteer services division of Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA.

Storm cleanup volunteers sought

Richmond County is seeking volunteers to clean up ice storm debris during a Volunteer Service Day on Saturday.Volunteer Groups, like Samaritan's Purse and Team Rubicon, have assisted in removing debris across the Augusta...

Augusta VA won't let carolers sing religious songs

...This year, however, when they arranged to sing at the medical center downtown, an official from the hospital's volunteer services division told a high school senior that he and his classmates could perform only secular songs because of policy...

Dragon Boat festival set for May 3

...learned, as we are going into our third year, is actually huge around the world," said Ivey Hall, the director of volunteer services for Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA. " We are excited to continue to build ours up over here...


...Wednesday, May 14, Kroc Center; CSRA Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, host; food, fun; Celebrating Our Volunteer Service, theme; performance by Christian comedian Tommy Ingram; Jay Jefferies, emcee; $15 for caregivers, retired...

State permit delays Pendleton King Park wetland creation until fall

...Blount said. "We're still moving forward."While the foundation awaits approval, Blount said it will hold a volunteer service project Saturday to clear some of the invasive plant species, such as Japanese Honeysuckle, Privet, Bradford Pear...