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Would all you Sound-Offers stop yelling and hold a pleasant thought for just one hour? I'm trying to take a nap.
11 hrs ago
Tim Chitwood: Open the school HQ doors, Hal
Today's opening is from Proverbs. And speaking of birds, Hal Kirven paid Habitat for Humanity $100 for the birdhouse sculpture I made for a fundraiser, and he since has been trying to give it away, as evidenced first by this email to Richard Bishop of Uptown Columbus, and second by his follow-up message to me: I have in my possession, a "sculpture" ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
That handmade touch
Above, members of the Bi-City Woodturners demonstrate woodturning on lathes Sunday afternoon during Arts in the Park, an annual art show and sale at Lakebottom/Weracoba Park in Columbus.
Columbus man arrested for having sawed off shotgun
He was also charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, concealing the serial number of a weapon, and disorderly while intoxicated.
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Mrs. Faye Marlene Moody
Faye Marlene Moody, a joyful resident of both Waynesville and Vero Beach, Florida, was called to receive her just reward, on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Noise complaint leads to marijuana arrest
Charles Brown Wood, 24, of Columbus was arrested by police Saturday and charged with possession of marijuana.
Jim R Pickens
Review: Cutbait Music Festival
So here's your chance to comment.
What did you like?
What didn't you like?
What do you think?
Northside High School students make "Music in the Falls"
Northside High School senior Chris Fesco looked at the sculpture he and his classmates produced and summed up its significance.
Sat May 18, 2013
Someone should investigate investigations
Except a lawyer was beaten and robbed near the Government Center a while back, and early Saturday an arsonist torched cars on Front Avenue, but how often does that happen? The local NAACP wants someone to look into how a black police officer kept his job after targeting white motorists for traffic stops.
Columbus police arrest couple for shoplifting at Burlington Coat Factory
Columbus police arrested James Shue, 52, of Bradley Circle and Carrie Miller, 41, of Midland Chase Loop on a felony charge of theft by shoplifting Thursday night.
Alert neighbor helps Columbus police make burglary arrest
An alert neighbor who was doing yard work Friday helped Columbus police arrest Tommie Lee Bailey, 30, of 23rd Street on a felony charge of first-degree burglary.
Jim R Pickens
Report: IRS Deliberately Chose Not to Fess Up to Scandal Before Election
NBC's Lisa Myers reported this morning that the IRS deliberately chose not to reveal that it had wrongly targeted conservative groups until after the 2012 presidential election: The IRS commissioner "has known for at least a year that this was going on," said Myers, "and that this had happened.
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McCaskill Calls For Firing Of All Involved In IRS Targeting Scandal << CBS St. Louis
“We should not only fire the head of the IRS, which has occurred, but we’ve got to go down the line and find every single person who had anything to do with this and make sure that they are removed from the IRS and the word goes out that this is unacceptable,” she said. “It is un-American, it is wrong, and it cannot occur again.”
Jim R Pickens
Higher-Ups Knew of IRS Case
Obama administration officials were aware of the explosive matter in the midst of the president's re-election campaign.
Fri May 17, 2013
Dimon Kendrick-Holmes commentary: Not quite the MCSD growth we expected
The bomb was Myles Caggins, chief of operations and facilities for the Muscogee County School District, telling a crowd at a public hearing that the district must close not two schools, but six.
Teen questioned after crashing car through garage
A teenager who took his mom's car without permission could be facing criminal charges after crashing it into a house just east of 13400 South and Redwood Road.
United Way awards funding to 50 local programs
The United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley announced Friday that it will fund 50 programs in the 2013-2014 fiscal year, pumping a total of $5 million into the community.
Learn more ways to keep your kids safe
The month of May brings nice weather, which means the calendar is full of exciting and fun activities.
Thu May 16, 2013
Father AND son accused in tire shop robbery
Emory Douglas Chatwood, 49, and his son Scott Allen Chatwood, 26, of Phenix City, are accused of robbing a Phenix City tire shop.
Inaugural CutBait Music Festival begins Friday
"We are trying to bring national acts and new music that Columbus hasn't heard before," said Jacy Jenkins, who handles programming and public relations for the event.