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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 the City Services Center on Macon Road and criticized the way the investigation was handled. Yesterday, we came together in a peaceful protest which was a success in Columbus Georgia. We shared our frustrations, ideas and goals, as we strive for “Stopping The Violence” and the brutality and injustice killings of American Black people by law enforcement officers. Thank you everyone for coming out and supporting this peaceful protest and rally. The
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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 and General Counsel-Aflac. Editor’s Note: The Columbus Times would like to thank Aflac and Mrs. Teresa L. White, President, Aflac U.S. and Mrs. Audrey Boone Tillman, Esq., Executive vice president and General Counsel-Aflac, for a most exciting and motivating interview. We appreciate Aflac making it possible for us to interview both of these distinguished ladies together, By Carol Gertjegerdes Columbus, GA – Mrs. Audrey Boone Tillman, Esq., Executive vice president and General
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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
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on : Wednesday, 13 Aug, 2014
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Local Singer Wins $10,000 at the “State Farm’s Sing Your Way to the 2014 Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards”

                              Atlanta, GA – Local entertainer, Fuscia, has made Columbus
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on : Friday, 25 Jul, 2014
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Get Your T-Shirt Today!

Get Your T-Shirt Today! Columbus, GA -- There is a T-Shirt fundraiser going on now and everyone needs to donate $30 so you can be a