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on : Tuesday, 12 May, 2015
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Governor Nathan Deal Visits Reese Road Leadership Academy

  Photos By Monk Johnson. Columbus, GA-- Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 70 at Reese Road Leadership Academy, where the effort to designate an official state mammal for Georgia all started. The students and staff met in the gym recently, with other elected officials and guests, as they celebrated the culmination of their real-life civics lesson. *At the beginning of the school year, Reese Road fourth-grader Kevin Green was working on a Cub Scout project with Pack 362 at Nazareth Baptist Church. Required to list some state symbols, he noticed Georgia was one of only a few states to not
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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
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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,