Columbia County

Hugo’s House Sold

Hugo’s House Sold

On May 17, 2012 the FBI released the following SAVANNAH, GA—Hugo Diaz, aka Hugo Diaz de la Fuente, 45, of Evans, Georgia, was sentenced on Tuesday by United States District Court Judge J. Randal Hall to 15 months in prison based on Diaz’s earlier guilty plea to harboring illegal aliens for the purpose of commercial […]

Glass Houses

Glass Houses

During election years, allegations fly — that’s a given — and for years, long before he started campaigning for the post of Columbia County Commission chairman, local builder Jim Bartley has been on the pitching end of many such fastballs, most of them directed at his current opponent, incumbent Ron Cross. The last time Cross […]

How Do You Control An Explosion?

How Do You Control An Explosion?

For the last several years, growth has been the overriding issue in Columbia County, which has increasingly spread out and bulked up to become a legitimate economic player in the state. Whether it has blossomed into that role or exploded into it depends on where you’re standing. If you’re out by Riverwood, things seem to […]