Columbia County

Checking out

Checking out

A year ago, the Augusta-based East Central Georgia Regional Library System consisted of Richmond, Columbia, Burke, Warren and Lincoln counties. But when Columbia County decided it was tired of paying more than $130,000 in fees to be a part of the system, they broke off and formed their own, the Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library […]

Columbia County Changes Recycling Fees

Columbia County Changes Recycling Fees

According to Columbia County Deputy Administrator Glenn Kennedy, Green Programs Manager Jenny Hinson is pretty good at what she does. The proof, he says, can be found on the bottom line. “She’s increased revenues this year from $11,000 to now a confirmed $37,000 for this year,” he says. “That’s a sizable increase.” With the addition […]

New Venue for Columbia County’s July Fourth Celebration

New Venue for Columbia County’s July Fourth Celebration

Big changes are in the works for Columbia County’s 20th Annual Fourth of July celebration, and if you don’t pay attention, you might miss it altogether. Not only will this year’s event be bigger and last longer, it’s going to be at a different location. After 19 years of being at Patriots Park, the celebration […]