Columbia County

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 […]

What’s (Not) in a Name… at Least in Columbia County

What’s (Not) in a Name… at Least in Columbia County

Columbia County commissioners received an unusual request and a gentle admonishment at Tuesday’s Management and Financial Services Committee meeting when they heard a presentation regarding the naming ordinance the county is revising. The presentation, made by Carol Swift, first cousin to the late Pat Hardaway, Columbia County’s long-serving probate judge, pointed out that the county […]