Columbia County

District 3 Candidates Spar in Columbia County Forum

District 3 Candidates Spar in Columbia County Forum

Only two of the four candidates looking to fill Columbia County’s District 3 Commission seat attended Monday’s forum at the Government Center in Evans, but even with the reduced field, some 80 interested community members showed up to see how the candidates handled themselves in a formal, head to head atmosphere. Evans attorney Mack Taylor […]

Columbia County Cuts Away at Tax Commissioner Position

Columbia County Cuts Away at Tax Commissioner Position

In the midst of the special election to fill the Columbia County tax commissioner seat that Kay Allen left when it was discovered she was personally profiting by collecting the taxes from Harlem and Grovetown, Columbia County commissioners are changing the way the taxes are collected from the two communities. Instead of going straight to […]

Massaging the Massage Ordinance

Massaging the Massage Ordinance

Passing through the first of two Commission readings without any public comment, Columbia County has made some changes to its Massage Service ordinance, bringing the ordinance in line with State guidelines, establishing a clear process for the application, approval and revocation of licenses and instituting clear-cut qualifications for obtaining an operator’s license. Most dramatically, it […]