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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 of this year. “We are grateful for Calvin’s contributions to our company and for his positive impact on our community and the state of Georgia,” said Kessel Stelling, Chairman and CEO of Synovus. “We will miss Calvin’s leadership and valued insight, but we will continue to enjoy a great partnership and benefit from his commitment to build relationships that enhance our company and the communities we serve. We deeply appreciate his service
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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 at noon, Saturday, January 17, 2015. At the sounding of the city’s noon siren system, community organizations and individuals will walk in a processional from four staging areas to the Liberty Theater in the heart of the Liberty District. A festive atmosphere will be achieved through musical performances and inspirational speakers. The event is free to all. “We are excited to build on last year’s highly successful inaugural MLK: The Dream Lives
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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
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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