Sheriff Visits Students

On Tuesday, October 28, Sheriff Mark Hunter visited six classes at Eastside Elementary School to talk with students. The Sheriff spoke to the children about making good decisions and gave advice on how to respond when faced with issues that may come up. After the interactive talk was complete, Sheriff Hunter treated the kids to [...]

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School Resource Deputies Teach Students to “Just Say No”

On Friday, October 24, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Deputies visited the 5th grade students at Five Points Elementary School to teach about the dangers of drugs. The program teaches the students to “Respect yourself” and “Say No to Drugs”. Sergeant Tim Ball, Corporal Clint Dicks and Deputy Jimmy Finnell spoke to the students [...]

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CCSO Unveals New App

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is beta testing a new app designed to give the public quick and efficient access to our website, social media sources and other useful information. In it’s current form, the app is downloaded by using the attached web address and following the online instructions. If the app is well received, [...]

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New Members Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, October 15, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in three new members during a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel. Sheriff Hunter swore in Ms. Tashahnda Baldree and Mr. Joshua Green as Deputy Sheriffs and Mr. Calvin Haight as a Detention Deputy. Deputies Baldree and Green will be assigned to the Patrol [...]

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“IRS” Scam Alert

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a phone scam that is taking place throughout our area. This particular scam has been widely seen across the country. The scammers call and fraudulently identify themselves as the IRS. They advise that you owe back taxes and demand immediate payment via a prepaid credit card. The [...]

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