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on : Monday, 21 May, 2012
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Old School All Star Basketball Jamboree Packs The House

Columbus, GA—Columbus High School’s gym was the center of attraction for the Old School All Star Basketball Jamboree on Sat., May 12, 2012 with the girls’ game at 3 p.m. and the boys’ game at 5 p.m. While the terminology of boys and girls was used, the players and cheerleaders have decades of life outside of high school arena. One cheerleader had been out of school for 50 years. The games were exciting and crowd pleasing. There was action that could rival any college or professional basketball game. The referees were in for a workout and although the event was
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on : Monday, 21 May, 2012
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Local NAACP President Takes Part in White House Forum

Washington, D.C. -- On May 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a White House Forum on Housing to discuss programs and initiatives promoted by the Obama Administration that help responsible homeowners and struggling communities hit hardest by the housing crisis. The White House Housing Forum convened Georgia housing officials, regional and local leaders, housing and development alliances and community advocates in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building for the discussion. Mr. Nate Sanderson, local NAACP president, was delegated by Georgia NAACP president
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on : Friday, 30 Mar, 2012
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Black Folk Rock Honors Unsung Heroes

Columbus, GA – The National Infantry Museum was the location for the first Black Folk Rock banquet. The program opened with a Prelude by Taylor Made Band. The
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on : Friday, 23 Mar, 2012
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Community Helpers Inspire Children

By Times Staff Writer Columbus, GA – Community Helpers is a project started by Netta’s Little Treasures Learning Center to acquaint the children with the various careers for
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on : Friday, 23 Mar, 2012
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Fields Tells Columbus To “Step Out Of The Box”

By Times Staff Writer Columbus, GA – March is National Women’s History Month and annually, Davis Broadcasting (WFXE, WOKS, WEAM and WKJZ radio stations) holds its Women’s Empowerment
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on : Friday, 23 Mar, 2012
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Women’s Organization Remembers Women’s History

By Times Staff Writer Columbus, GA – Women’s organization remembers Women’s History Month. The Columbus-Phenix City club of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs,
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on : Friday, 23 Mar, 2012
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Annual Breakfast Honors Women of Courage in Medicine

Columbus, GA -- In the crisp early dawn morning of March the 5th, hundreds of courageous souls gathered at Columbus Convention and Trade Center for the Annual Rosa Parks
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on : Friday, 30 Dec, 2011
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Annual Christmas Parade Draws Record Crowd

Columbus, GA – Pictured is one of the 100 participants in the Annual Christmas Parade held in the city, along with Phenix City, AL. There were marching