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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 and general merchandise at everyday low prices. Customers will also enjoy convenient on-site services such as a full pharmacy and fuel station and a free store pickup service providing an easy way to shop millions of products on Walmart.com, with many items available for pickup the same day. The new store will employ up to 300 full- and part-time associates. The new store located at 3515 Victory Drive. The store will be
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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 aired live on FOX. Deshauna is 26 years old and was born in Columbus, Georgia. The daughter of an Army Master Sergeant (now retired), she relocated multiple times growing up to states including North Carolina, Nebraska, Minnesota, Virginia and Washington, D.C. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Virginia State University, Deshauna returned to Washington, D.C. where she is currently working as an IT Analyst for the
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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
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Georgia’s Gender Wage Gap Costs the State’s Women Nearly $12 Billion Per Year, New Equal Pay Day Study Finds

If the Gap Were Closed, Georgia Women Could Afford Food for More Than One Year, Six More Months of Mortgage and Utilities, or More Than Nine Additional Months
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry to address Tuskegee University Spring Commencement

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 11, 2016) —Tyler Perry will soon bring his message of inspiration and encouragement to the newest class of Tuskegee University graduates. The
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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“SCHUBERT AND TEA” POPULAR FREE LECTURE AND CONCERT PROGRAM RETURNS TO THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY

        Dr. Kristen Hansen with Faculty, Staff and Students from the Schwob School of Music to Perform On Friday Afternoons In May; Fine Tea and Refreshments to
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Operation HeartFirst™ Will Help Military Vets Own and Operate Their Own Franchised Gyms

Anytime Fitness is partnering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a national non-profit organization, in an effort to help military veterans open their own gyms and provide