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Man takes drunken joyride through Walmart, deputies say

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/Gray News) - A hungry, beer-drinking shopper got arrested after going on a joyride through a Walmart while driving one of the store’s motorized carts, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. WRDW reports that a deputy responded to the store just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday...
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Deputy puts a stop to drunken joy ride on a Walmart buggy

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A hungry, beer-drinking shopper got arrested after going on a spree through Walmart while driving one of the store’s motorized carts, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responded to the store at 4469 Washington Road just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to...
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Temporary lane closures in Stevens Point subdivision

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Columbia County announced temporary lane closures with lane shifts in the Stevens Point subdivision. The lane closures will be Stevens Way, Stevens Xing, and Stevens Court. The lane closure will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 31 through June 30. According to...
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Man arrested over alleged threat to blow up local polling site

MARTINEZ, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Deputies arrested an irate voter who threatened to blow up a polling site Tuesday during the Georgia primary, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said a man identified as Weston Harper entered Elim Church, a polling site on Furys Ferry Road, and stated...
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Alison Couch poised to take District 4 Commission seat

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - Columbia county is about to have a new District 4 Commissioner. In a tight race, Couch takes the seat from incumbent Dewey Galeas with 52.8% of the vote. She says she's excited and thankful to be able to serve Columbia County. Couch grew up and...
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Columbia County Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremonies update

UPDATE 7:21 P.M., 05/25/2022 – According to the Columbia County School District, locations for a few commencement ceremonies may be changing… again. The quote from the website: Weather reports indicate inclement weather may move out of the area prior to the evening ceremony for Evans High School, on Friday, May 27, 2022. In response to […]
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VIDEO | Domestic dispute leads to police chase in Columbia County

GROVETOWN, Ga. (WJBF) – A Thomson man is behind bars after a domestic dispute. The incident happened May 22nd and began on the 3000 block of Parkridge Drive in Grovetown. According to Grovetown Police Department, the suspect Travis Mays, and his estranged wife got into a physical altercation after an evening of drinking. Mays attempted […]
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Columbia County Sheriff's Office warns of warrant scam

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens about a scam going around. According to the sheriff's office, the scammer calls and identifies himself as a deputy, even spoofing the sheriff's office's phone number and using the name of an actual deputy. The caller will claim you have an outstanding warrant and you can avoid arrest if you provide funds through a website via a cashiers check, Money Pac gift card or Green Dot debit card. The sheriff's office says the scammer is aggressive and threatening.
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Georgia couple brings 'pet fawn deer' to Walmart, officials say

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. - Georgia wildlife officials have cited a couple for illegally having a deer fawn without a permit after the couple was spotted bringing the animal to a local Walmart. Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources say they got a call from the Columbia County Sheriff's...