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Columbia County Leisure Services Director resigns after 12 years

The Director of Community and Leisure Services has resigned after more than a decade, according to Calie Cook with Columbia County's Public Relations Office.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:05:58 GMT

Georgia back-to-school tax holiday begins Friday

Georgia retail officials say an upcoming sales tax holiday is meant to offer shoppers back-to-school savings.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:19:10 GMT

2 shot, recovering after shooting in Allendale County

Two people shot in Allendale Tuesday night on Perry Street. Two males in their mid to late 20's suffer from gun shot wounds and were taken to the hospital. Police say they're still investigating what happened.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:34:04 GMT

UPDATE | Washington Rd reopened after crash with power pole

Washington Road is reopened after a multiple car accident involving a power pole. It happened near the Bertram Road intersection.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:09:30 GMT

Childhood friend of man trying to join ISIS speaks out

Leon Davis plead guilty in federal court Tuesday he was planning to join ISIS.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:13:33 GMT

Edgefield County Council to hold job fair

Edgefield County Council is hosting a job fair at the Strom Thurmond High School Cafeteria on Wednesday. The High School is located at 1131 Columbia Road in Johnston, S.C. The job fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:30:03 GMT

Back To School: What you need to know for Richmond County

Find new student registration dates & documents, start times, school supply list, and open house dates here.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:20:23 GMT

Project Lifesaver in need of funding and awareness

After two Aiken County people were reported missing after wandering off, Project Lifesaver could provide help if they can get the funding.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:03:25 GMT

Calls for Congress to investigate Planned Parenthood

Protesters rallied outside the U.S. Capitol Tuesday morning after another video was released showing alleged undercover discussions of questionable activity at Planned Parenthood.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:03:40 GMT

Augusta Commission talks mutual aide agreement

An agreement between Augusta and Columbia County to make sure help is close by if your home goes up in flames passed during Tuesday's commission meeting.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:42:31 GMT