Columbia County

Burning bridges in all the wrong places

Burning bridges in all the wrong places

As if the recent political debate between Congressman John Barrow and Republican challenger Rick Allen wasn’t bad enough with the sudden change of venue from the Islamic Community Center to the Evans Government Complex, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution managed to prove things could get even worse. Jim Galloway, a political columnist for the Atlanta newspaper, wrote last […]

Sick of Traffic? Blame the School Board

Sick of Traffic? Blame the School Board

A recent Columbia County Planning Commission meeting drew more than 200 residents fed up with traffic congestion, and they came away with someone to blame: the school board. The fingers started pointing at the Columbia County School Board after Planning Commission Chairman Jim Cox expressed frustration with what he characterized as a continuing lack of […]

“At Least it Wasn’t a No”

“At Least it Wasn’t a No”

That was the relieved reaction of Columbia County commissioners when they received a list of more conditions regarding the hospital they so desperately want: “At least it wasn’t a no.” Officials know that the Department of Community Health (DCH) could slap down a no at any time, and the farther they get into the process […]