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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 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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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
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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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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 : Friday, 21 Nov, 2014
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Councilman Barnes Entertains Vets With Free Concert!

Columbus, GA-- Councilman Jerry “Pops” Barnes Free 2nd Annual Veterans Appreciation Concert took place on Sunday, Nov. 16th at 6:00 p.m. at the Columbus Civic Center. Some of
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on : Saturday, 15 Nov, 2014
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Another Year! Another Anniversary!

By Carol Gertjegerdes Editor’s Note: I want to share with you some of the historic events I witnessed first hand as the oldest child of the