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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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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. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist with the Booker T. Washington Development renewal project, a low-income housing development scheduled for demolition. The housing choice vouchers will allow low-income families to lease or purchase safe and affordable privately-owned housing. “These vouchers will provide a fresh start for families in Columbus who need safe and affordable housing,” said Congressman Bishop. “The vouchers will also make a big difference in rejuvenating the
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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

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on : Saturday, 15 Nov, 2014
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Grammy-Award Winning Smokie Norful Columbus Bound!

  Pastor Smokie Norful Smokie Norful catapulted on top of the gospel music scene over a decade ago, since then the Grammy® award-winning recording artist has accomplished one feat
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on : Saturday, 15 Nov, 2014
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25th Anniversary Classic Week!

  Photos by Johnny Farris, Monk Johnson, Tracey Gunter, Gerald Riley and Robert Riley By Times Staff Writer Columbus, GA – Game day was November 8, 2014 when the