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on : Tuesday, 10 Mar, 2015
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Columbus Native Serves Aboard USS George H.W. Bush

    NORFOLK, Va. –A 2012 Kendrick High School graduate and Columbus, Ga. native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. By Lt. Philip Fortnam, Navy Office of Community Outreach NORFOLK, Va. –A 2012 Kendrick High School graduate and Columbus, Ga. native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Seaman Breanna Chislom is a sailor aboard the Norfolk-based ship, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one of only ten operational aircraft carriers in the Navy today. Named in honor of former
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on : Tuesday, 10 Mar, 2015
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Vote Yes For Kids!

              Pictured is Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson, Ms. Bennie Newroth and Mr. Sam Wellborn at the Open House of the Vote Yes For Kids Headquarters. By Concerned Spencerians Graduates of William H. Spencer High School and the community are urging citizens to vote yes for the adoption of a resolution authorizing a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to be held March 17th. The purpose of the one percent sales tax and use would be to raise money for school improvements. Among the items included are a new Spencer High School, a new Fort Middle School gym, a new
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on : Thursday, 25 Dec, 2014
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Rep. Smyre Announces Retirement From Synovus

  Columbus, GA-- After 38 years of service to Synovus, Calvin Smyre has decided to retire from the position of Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs at the end
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on : Monday, 22 Dec, 2014
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Joy Reid Comes To Second Annual MLK “The Dream Lives” Legacy Event

Columbus, GA --The Mayor’s Commission on Unity, Diversity, and Prosperity will host the Second Annual MLK: The Dream Lives” Legacy commemoration. The event will commence
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on : Monday, 22 Dec, 2014
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“Ladies Taking The Lead” Goes Global!

Ladies Taking The Lead's Media Night/Meet and Greet took place recently at The Gallery at Fountain Park.  This was the official
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on : Saturday, 6 Dec, 2014
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93rd Anniversary Celebrates Giants & Gems

Editor’s Note: The Columbus Times Newspaper is deeply grateful for the support and love from our readers and dedicated volunteers. We are able to serve
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on : Tuesday, 2 Dec, 2014
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It’s Here! Week of Nov. 26th

It’s here! Yes, readers, the 93rd. anniversary of our newspaper. Wow! It’s been a challenge. It’s been exciting. It’s been a learning experience where we are able to
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on : Tuesday, 2 Dec, 2014
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Group picture @ The State Capitol

Email us the names you know in this Photo!  Petra@columbustimes.com