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on : Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2016
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Peaceful Protestors March For Change

CTN Staff Writer

Columbus, GA--On Saturday, July 16th, Marquese “Skinny” Averett led over 100 peaceful protesters through Downtown Columbus. This event follows exactly one week to the day that Averett and NAACP President Tonza Thomas were arrested for leading another peaceful protest through Columbus. The protesters were diverse in age, race and religion. “We can’t say, ‘All Lives Matter’, until we acknowledge that, ‘All Black Lives Matter’, as well,” Averett said. Averett organized the event after a tumultuous week across the country, where he committed himself to standing in solidarity with the rest of the country against
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on : Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2016
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Cierra Competes For Miss America Crown

Who's Cierra?

Cierra Dena’e Jackson is a graduate of Spelman College where she gained her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in American Institutions and Processes. She graduated on her birthday May 18th as a member of the class of 2014. She has served as the Spelman SGA liaison to the Office of College Relations. She is also a member of the Granddaughters’ Club, an organization for women whose family members also went to Spelman College and a G.I. Bill Scholarship recipient. Miss Jackson was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and
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on : Tuesday, 21 Jun, 2016
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Albany State University Alumnae Crowns New Little Miss Albany State 2016

Columbus, GA – The Columbus Alumni Chapter of Albany State University (ASU) held their Little Miss Albany State Pageant with the theme, “Dreams Do Come
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on : Tuesday, 21 Jun, 2016
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Pastor & Community Leader Wears Many Hats

  By: Joanna Rowell Dr. Gregory K. Blue is a Columbus citizen, by way of Miami, FL, who has achieved and accomplished wearing many hats in
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on : Tuesday, 21 Jun, 2016
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Columbus Walmart Supercenter Opens Doors June 22!

  Grand Opening Event Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 a.m. Columbus, GA--A newly relocated Walmart Supercenter in Columbus will open Wednesday, June 22, bringing a broad assortment of fresh groceries
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on : Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016
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Columbus Native Deshauna Barber Crowned Miss USA

  Las Vegas, Nevada -Miss District of Columbia USA Deshauna Barber was crowned Miss USA 2016 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this evening. The telecast
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on : Saturday, 7 May, 2016
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Girls, Inc. Lego Robotics Team Members Invited to The White House Science Fair 2016

         
Washington, D.C.--Pictured are: Kayla Hamilton, Olivia Hamilton (who represented Columbus, GA) and Bill Nye “The Science Guy”
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on : Saturday, 7 May, 2016
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Church Briefs

The Nazareth Baptist Church Events: On July 10, 2016, immediately following morning service, the United Christian Women Ministry will host a Potato for the Soul event in the