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  1. She wore KKK robe to show-and-tell, now directs diversity programRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Five decades ago, she was an eighth-grade girl who wore for show-and-tell her aunt's KKK robe, symbolizing the intolerance she was taught in church and at home. Now, she is a woman who wears the T-shirt symbolizing the diversity program she directs.


  2. With Sears and hhgregg gone, JCPenney to sell appliances in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 |

    With appliance and electronics retailer hhgregg wrapping up its going-out-of-business liquidation at Columbus Park Crossing - and Sears now long gone from the local market - the JCPenney department store at Peachtree Mall is preparing to fill a portion of that void. The store at 3131 Manchester Expressway plans to begin selling major appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, washers and dryers in the coming weeks after an area in the back of the store, near the salon, is expanded for the line of products.


  3. 2nd weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off with 'locals day'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 |

    Fans braved an inordinate amount of rain on Thursday to kick off the second weekend of the seven-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The rain muddied and puddled the infield of the Fair Grounds Race Course but failed to keep music lovers away from the festival, which showcased performances by Widespread Panic, Darius Rucker and Corinne Bailey Rae.


  4. Alabama's No. 1, but several SEC teams have big signing dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 |

    Georgia coach Kirby Smart speaks during an NCAA college news conference during national signing day Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 in Athens, Ga. Mississippi head coach Hugh Freeze discusses the school's 2017 recruiting class at an NCAA college press conference on national signing day, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, in Oxford, Miss.


  5. St. Francis announces cardiac partnership with EmoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 |

    St. Francis Hospital's Cardiac Services program has announced an affiliation with The Emory Clinic's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, according to a release. Dr. Hakob Davtyan, assistant professor in the Emory University School of Medicine and an Emory Clinic physician, joined the St. Francis' staff in September.


  6. Stunner between the hedges: Vandy upsets Georgia 17-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 |

    Vanderbilt's Darrius Sims tries to out run Georgia's D'Andre Walker as he returns the opening kickoff in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in Athens, Ga. Walker's return setup a touchdown.


  7. Mexican grill bringing California-style flavor to ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 |

    Willy's Mexican Grill, based in Atlanta, now has 29 locations. One is in Athens, Ga., with the rest in the Atlanta metro area.


  8. Zaxbya s restaurant nears opening in Phenix CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 |

    Those living and working in the Ladonia area of Phenix City - and hankerin' for some Zaxby's chicken tenders, wings and salads - have only a few more weeks to go before it opens to hungry customers. The fast casual sit-down and takeout eatery is shooting to make its debut at 3908 U.S. Highway 80 within the next month, Jared Thomas, who will be assistant manager at the new store, said Friday.


  9. Athens plans for public art, seeks input from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 |

    A draft of a proposed master plan for public art in Athens and Clarke County is now available for the public to weigh in. The plan is the work of Todd Bressi, a Philadelphia-based urban designer and public art consultant who previously developed public art master plans for San Diego, California; and Arlington, Virginia.


  10. Tattoo studio bringing skin art, body piercings to Peachtree MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 |

    This is one of the colorful skin art designs by Infamous Ink, which plans a studio in Peachtree Mall at 3131 Manchester Expressway. -- This is one of the colorful skin art designs by Infamous Ink, which plans a studio in Peachtree Mall at 3131 Manchester Expressway.


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