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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 our readers and dedicated volunteers for another year; the scope of our newspaper influences international opinions as we successfully maintain our membership in the National Newspaper Publishers Association where our late publishers emeritus- Mr. Vernon Mitchell and Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell, served on the Board and our current publisher, Mrs. Carol Gertjegerdes, has chaired the Hospitality Committee, and our Arts and Entertainment Editor, Ms. Petra Gertjegerdes Myricks, has volunteered in many roles
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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 meet presidents of the United States of America including President Jimmy Carter, President Barack Obama, President Ronald Reagan, President George Bush and President Bush. It’s been educational to be able to travel to other countries as a member of the African American media including Japan, Taiwan, Nigeria, Swaziland, South Africa, Bahamas, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Bermuda and St. Marten. It’s been informational because we have been able to first hand, share news about
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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
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on : Tuesday, 2 Dec, 2014
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NAACP Holds Hands Up Don’t Shoot-No Justice-No Peace Rally

  By Wandra Jordan, contributing writer and photographer Columbus, GA-- One day after the Ferguson Grand Jury decision, the Columbus branch of the NAACP gathered outside
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on : Tuesday, 2 Dec, 2014
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20th Year Reunion and Retirement Gala of Avante Models

Columbus, GA--Ms. Sharon Jones, founder of Avante Models, put on the “Ritz” with her 20 Year Model Reunion and Retirement Gala, which took place at
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on : Tuesday, 2 Dec, 2014
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Powerful Women Take The Lead!

  Columbus, GA – Seated is Mrs. Teresa L. White, President, Aflac U.S. and on arm of chair is Mrs. Audrey Boone Tillman, Esq./Executive Vice President
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on : Friday, 21 Nov, 2014
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Church News

126th Church Anniversary: Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church, 911 Dillingham St., Phenix City, AL will celebrate their 126th Church Anniversary where Rev. Richard Carter is Pastor. It takes place