City Seeks to Alleviate Congestion at Exit 190 with Expansion to Horizon South Parkway (February 22, 2018)

This project will widen Horizon South to a four-lane road divided by a median. It will start at the interstate and extend all the way to Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown. Read more at WRDW →.


A Piece of Family History Preserved by Pollard Family Member (February 20, 2018)

A piece of land in the heart of Appling has just been donated to the county for greenspace. Read more at WJBF →.


County Leaders Work to Control Growth in Evans (February 15, 2018)

New buildings at Evans Towne Center are coming up fast as Columbia County works to make Evans a destination. But, county commissioners have concerns and want to control exactly how the area grows. Read more at WRDW →.


Disaster Preparation and Recovery (February 1, 2018)

Columbia County, Ga., saw the benefits of a new GIS-centric emergency response system when Hurricane Irma stormed into town in September 2017. Read more at Civil + Structural Engineer →.


Construction Crews Prepping for Upcoming Expansion at Exit 190 (January 31, 2018)

It may be a quick fix but upcoming construction in Grovetown for exit 190 looks like it could be a turn in the right direction. Read more at WRDW →.


Columbia County Works to get Flowing Wells Road Widened (January 30, 2018)

Columbia County Traffic Engineering Director Steve Cassell says the time is inching closer to help give drivers relief. Read more at WJBF →.


Officials get Sneak Peak of Building that's First Phase of Plaza Development (January 18, 2018)

Space is being prepared for the new Your Pie pizza restaurant and outdoor eating area running the length of the building facing what will soon be the promenade of The Plaza. Read more at The Augusta Chronicle →.


Columbia County Uses New Technology for Winter Storms (January 17, 2018)

Columbia County prepared for the storm on the ground, with some new technology in their hands. Read more at WRDW →.


Roundabouts and Other Traffic Changes Coming to Appling-Harlem Exit (January 16, 2018)

Neighbors who live near the I-20 interchange with U-S Highway 221 in Columbia County say they're worried about what a new project that includes two traffic circles at the interchange will mean for them. Read more at WJBF →.


Exit 183 Improvements on Way, Residents Hopeful for 'Responsible Development' (January 15, 2018)

Work crews may be seen near exit 183 in the coming weeks. Read more at WRDW →.


Industrial Park to be Built in Harlem Appling Area, Expected to Support Future Job Growth (January 11, 2018)

This is an investment that could grow industry for years. Read more at WRDW →.


Commissioners Looking to Allow Outdoor Consumption of Alcohol in The Plaza Area (January 10, 2018)

As building one of six gets ready to open, Columbia County is getting ready make a big change to its alcohol ordinance. Read more at WRDW →.


Columbia County Leaders Address Concerns Regarding Washington Road Project (January 9, 2018)

The completion date has come and gone for the Washington Road widening project and crews are still working to get it done. Read more at WJBF →.


Year in Review for Columbia County, One of the Fastest Growing Areas (December 27, 2017)

2017 welcomed another year of change in our area's fastest-growing county. Read more at WRDW →.


Columbia County Commission OKs Builder for new Performing Arts Center (December 22, 2017)

The Columbia Co. Commission unanimously voted Tuesday to award the contract to build the nearly $32 million facility to McKnight Construction. Read more at Columbia County News Times →.


Firefighters Take Children Shopping (December 20, 2017)

Christmas came early for 20 students in a Columbia County after-school program. Read more at Columbia County News Times →.


Plans to Widen Stevens Creek Road are Starting to take Shape (December 14, 2017)

Starting at Mayo Road near Riverwatch Parkway all the way down to Evans to Locks Road, Stevens Creek will be widened adding a center lane for left turns. Read more at WRDW →.


4 Columbia County Parks New or Renovated Parks in the Works (December 11, 2017)

Columbia County will see new park amenities and other improvements. Read more at WRDW →.


First Look at New Performing Arts Center Coming to Columbia County (November 29, 2017)

Columbia County will soon be home to a new performing arts center, and we’re getting a first look at what that facility will look like. Read more at WJBF →.


What Factors go into Columbia County Road Projects? (November 20, 2017)

I had no idea how many years it can take to get a road project underway. There’s a lot that goes into it and only so much money to go around. I also learned, in this construction boom, it’s tough to hire workers to get the job done. Read more at WJBF →.


Columbia County Launches Online Tool Showcasing Public Works Projects (September 25, 2017)

A new addition to the county website called “Columbia County Works”  has been created to help answer the questions of people who live in Columbia County or travel through on a daily basis. Read more at WJBF →.


Residents in Columbia County can Report Damage Using a Smartphone (September 17, 2017)

Columbia County is introducing a new tool for residents to use after dangerous weather events like Irma. Read more at KMOV →.


Columbia County Crews Continue to Assess Damage from Hurricane Irma (September 13, 2017)

In 24 short hours on Monday, Columbia County's EMA responded to more than 250 calls for service. and they used this new GIS mapping system to help them do it. Read more at WRDW →.