Planning began last week for Columbia County's Hazard Mitigation Plan update.
Columbia County commissioners gave their approval Tuesday night to rezone 23 acres near Lewiston Road and William Few Parkway to make way for a new retail development anchored by a Kroger Marketplace.
Temperatures in the teens caused school delays, but not many icy roads.
The Columbia County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved an increase in fees for the next five years for the recreation department's youth sports programs.
Summer is officially here, and lawns and flowers need water.
Some Columbia County leaders intend to extol the virtues of their community Friday at the Interstate 20 welcome center for National Tourism Week.
After researching a potential pet spay/neuter voucher program, members of a Columbia County advisory board and the county's Community and Emergency Services Committee decided not to implement the idea.
Early voting for the presidential preference primary begins Monday.
Columbia County will receive up to $400,000 in state tourism money to re-engineer and repair the six-lane "mega-ramp" that has lured many important fishing tournaments to Wildwood Park.
The park county officials commonly refer to as a "diamond in the rough" is becoming more valuable, officials say.
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