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Muscogee County Teacher of the Year semifinalists announced
Joe Paull firstname.lastname@example.org The 57 teachers representing the Muscogee County School District's 2014 Teacher of the Year nominees stand for a group picture Wednesday during a ceremony in the Columbus Public Library.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Court: Man steals $120 in scratch-off tickets from Summit Food
A 27-year-old man is accused of snatching $120 worth of scratch-off tickets from the Williams Way Summit Food Store, according to a Columbus Police report.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chattahoochee Chatter: 'The Playermaker' pops up in town
Early Tuesday evening, former Dallas Cowboys star and current ESPN NFL analyst Michael Irwin tweeted a picture to his 172,000 followers: Irvin was indeed standing Columbus when he took a picture of the Chattahoochee River behind the RiverMill Event Centre.
Fifty Years Ago Today, March 6, 1964
Some high-ranking U.S. officials today were reported to be urging sabotage raids against Communist North Viet Nam to help win the guerrilla war in the south.
IRS agent John F. Thomas running for Muscogee County School Board
MARK RICEemail@example.com John F. Thomas, an accountant working as an IRS revenue agent in Columbus, announced Wednesday at the Burger King on Wynnton Road, his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the Muscogee County School Board.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Muscogee superintendent clarifies proposed high school scheduling change
In the last of his two public forums to hear his initial assessment and recommendations for the Muscogee County School District, superintendent David Lewis clarified his most controversial proposal: changing the high school schedules.
LaRae Moore leaving district attorney's office for Hatcher Stubbs
ROBIN TRIMARCHI firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant District Attorney LaRae Moore talks with an associate during the Brandon Wallis trial in Superior Court Wednesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Two more candidates qualify for school board elections
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson, center, kicks off her 2014 re-election campaign Saturday from her headquarters on Macon Road.
Chuck Williams: Walking a fine line
This is a week both of us have awaited for some time. First, let me state for the record what many of you already know — my wife is Cathy Williams, the at-large member of the Muscogee County School Board.
Police seize cocaine, marijuana at Southside Court apartment
Officers seized more than $400 worth of illegal drugs Sunday while searching a Southside Court apartment, according to a Columbus Police report.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Qualifying for local, nonpartisan races is today through Friday
Qualifying starts today at 9 a.m. at the elections office in the Columbus Consolidated Government City Services Center off Macon Road at Rigdon Road, right behind the Muscogee County Public Education Center.
Some schedules released for local football teams
With this being a reclassification year for both Georgia and Alabama, there are some new teams and new regions affecting scheduling.
Columbus mayor's proclamations
Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson will hold a Proclamation and Resolution Session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on the second floor of the City Services Center, 3111 Citizens Way.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
City Salaries: Augusta Similar to Columbus but Has 260 Fewer Employees
The Columbus Consolidated Government employs about 2,980 people, full and part time, with a total city payroll of about $106.2 million, according to records obtained from the city's human resources department.
Superintendent shares more of vision for MCSD
Superintendent David Lewis has already revealed some outlines of his vision for transforming and improving the Muscogee County School District.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
School board member John Wells announces re-election campaign
John Wells announced Thursday his re-election campaign to retain the District 2 seat on the Muscogee County School Board.
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Comedian Tim Wilson dies of heart attack
Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Charles Newton says Wilson was pronounced dead at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga.
CPD officer: No plan to split reward from Truitt's surrender in murder case
A Columbus Police officer took the stand Thursday morning in a Superior Court murder trial and told the jury that he never took part in a plan to split reward money after defendant Dequandrea Truitt turned himself in six days after the New Year’s Day 2013 shooting.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
L-E wrong on jail labor issue
Recently, this editorial board gave kudos to City Manager Isaiah Hugley and Councilor Pops Barnes for their public objection to me saying we use "slave labor" to do public works.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Darr: 20 positions would be cut to reach budget goal
Facing a projected $2 million deficit this fiscal year, Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr said he would be forced to eliminate 20 positions to save nearly an expected $1 million.