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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 : 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 launch and chance to meet the faces behind this NEW powerful organization, Felicia L. Hamilton, Kirsten King, and Ahkelia Copeland. Pictured are: Ms. Ahkelia Copeland, Ms. Felicia L. Hamilton and Ms. Kirsten King being interviewed by WTVM. Columbus, GA--Ladies Taking The Lead (LTTL) recently held a Media Night/Meet and Greet took place at The Gallery at Fountain Park. The faces behind this powerful organization: Ms. Felicia L. Hamilton, Ms. Kirsten King and Ms.
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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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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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‘Full Ride’ Scholarship Program

        The Tom Joyner Foundation® announced the ‘Full Ride’ scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black
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on : Friday, 21 Nov, 2014
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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $837,119 IN HOUSING VOUCHERS TO COLUMBUS HOUSING AUTHORITY

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to announce that the Columbus Housing Authority will receive $837,119 in housing voucher grants from the U.S.
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on : Friday, 21 Nov, 2014
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New Fort Benning Hospital Opens for Business

        Ft. Benning, GA– Hundreds gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Nov. 7 in the atrium of the newly-constructed Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning,
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on : Monday, 25 Aug, 2014
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Family Appologizes for The Lynching of T. Z. McElhaney

Pictured Mr. Johnnie Warner (r), as he gives an offering for atonement at the murder/lynching area of T. Z. McElhaney Columbus, GA -- On Wednesday, August