Liz Wright

Liz Wright started with The Augusta Press in May of 2022, and loves to cover a variety of community topics. She strives to always report in a truthful and fair manner, which will lead to making her community a better place. With a desire to spread more positive news, she especially loves to write about good things happening in Augusta. In her spare time, she can be found reading novels or walking her rambunctious, rescue pit bull.
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4-H introduces fishing and horse club to Richmond County

Saturday morning, at Spirit Creek Farm in Hephzibah, children of all ages were invited to fish and learn about horses with 4-H leaders of Richmond County.

Press Play: Dan Agnetti

Meet Dan Agnetti one of the six finalists in the Press Play songwriter contest.

Building projects, digital learning day highlighted at Columbia County Board of Education meeting

Columbia County’s Board of Education met Sept. 13 with a full agenda related to the first two months of the fall semester.

Press Play: Priscilla Alexander

Meet Priscilla Alexander one of the six finalists in the Press Play songwriter contest.

Richmond County’s Sheriff hosts annual Burgers and Shakes

Although the cloudy skies discouraged some folks from coming out, Richmond County’s Sheriff Richard Roundtree and staff from the Sheriff’s Office hosted their annual Burger and Shakes on Saturday, Sept. 10, at May Park Community Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cookin’ for Kids Oyster Roast Fundraiser to help child abuse victims

A weekend fundraiser will benefit an organization that helps abused children.

Buff City revamps soap in Evans

Buff City Soap will be opening a news location in Mullins Colony starting Sept. 8.

Meeting highlights 10-year building plan; seeks parent input

On Aug. 30, officials with Columbia County's school district hosted an informational meeting at Greenbrier High School to allow for parent input and questions on the county’s 10-year building plan.

COVID-19 learning gaps leaving many kids behind; governor pledges help

Interruptions in learning caused by COVID-19 are having lasting effects.

Columbia County schools have five incidents in the first month of school

According to press releases, incidents ranging from dangerous threats, to weapons being brought to school, to a teacher having inappropriate behavior with a past student.

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