Columbia Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Columbia observes the National Day of PrayerRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Columbia and Maury County will observe the National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday, May 5 at the Maury County Courthouse. Coordinated by the Columbia Kiwanis Club, 12 local people, including pastors, elected officials, educators and business leaders, will offer prayers for the community.

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  2. Possible gas line rupture near chemical plant closes Mt. Joy RoadRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    A possible gas line rupture around 9:30 p.m. closed Mt. Joy Road near Cytec Industries in Mt.

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  3. Mayor Dickey honors hospice volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Columbia Mayor Dean Dickey signs a proclamation honoring Compassus Hospice & Palliative Care volunteer. From left, Carol Cooke, volunteer director; Mayor Dickey; Emmy Edmondson, volunteer.

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  4. Children's choir to hold auditions in ColumhiaRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Heimermann Children's Choir is seeking students from the Columbia area to be a part of its recording and performing groups. Auditions will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Thursday at Zion Presbyterian Church on Old Zion Road.

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  5. Thirty gallons of fuel spill on I-65Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Columbia and Maury County HazMat teams are currently on the scene of an incident on Interstate 65, where 30 gallons of fuel have spilled on the road, Columbia Asst. Fire Chief Ty Cobb said.

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  6. Man crushed by farm equipmentRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    A man was crushed under farm equipment Wednesday morning at TriGreen Equipment on Pulaski Highway in Columbia, according to a report from Columbia Fire Department. According to the Columbia Fire Department report, the machinery weighed approximately 1,000 pounds and fell from a height of seven feet.

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  7. Stand Together plans World Cafe discussion groupRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    As a follow-up to the many challenges that exist when discussing race and other challenging topics, Stand Together Fellowship invites the community to join the conversation Thursday during the World CafA event "Shaping our Future Through Conversations that Matter."

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  8. Columbia State chooses student as commencement speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Columbia State Community College will celebrate its spring 2016 commencement with some extra pomp and circumstance to mark the college's 50th Anniversary year. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. May 7 in the Webster Athletic Center and feature graduating student Hillary G. Allen as the commencement speaker.

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  9. Equipment pins TriGreen employee in work accidentRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    An employee at TriGreen Equipment on Pulaski Highway has been LifeFlighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A work accident shortly after 8 a.m. today left the employee pinned under a piece of equipment, Columbia Assistant Fire Chief Ty Cobb said.

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  10. Central band directors resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Then Central High School Band Director Connie Cathey directs the CHS Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony for the last concert of her career in this May 2013 file photo. Cathey retired after 35 years of teaching, 28 of them with Central and Whitthorne bands, but will be returning as interim band director after the recent resignation of husband and wife band co-directors Ed and Kelly Medford.

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  11. James Bennett column: Making a difference in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Columbia State Community College President Janet F. Smith asked a question Friday that delighted me: "Are you ready for Tuesday night?" Smith was referring to my role as moderator on ways businesses and education can partner in preparing students for college and work. We'll be on stage at 5:30 p.m. in CSCC's Cherry Theater with state and local business and education leaders as they connect the dots in a vital #GrowMaury initiative.

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  12. Alleged kidnappers await extradition to ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Two suspects accused of especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery and aggravated assault are awaiting extradition to Columbia after being arrested last week in Mississippi. Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Hadden and Kourtney Gauthier, 22, were arrested separately in Madison County, Miss., last Sunday after fleeing Columbia following the incident.

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  13. Community rallies against bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Pastor James Martin of New Life Church calls up audience members to help him illustrate social media's chain reaction effect on bullying. Martin asked church members to introduce themselves to someone they didn't know and learn interesting things about them.

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  14. James Bennett column: First Farmers' CEO enjoys anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    When First Farmers &Merchants Bank started planning a 43rd anniversary celebration for CEO T. Randy Stevens, one immediate thought raced through everyone's mind - retirement. Stevens turned 65 Saturday, a standard age for retirement in many industries, and anniversary parties usually occur during a major milestone, such as a 25th or 50th anniversary, not a 43rd.

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  15. Pizzas for promRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Culleoka Unit School's sophomore class is raising money for the 2017 prom. One sponsor is Truelove's Pizza and Gritz in Columbia, which is donating 10 percent of Thursday sales in April for the project.

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  16. Polk Home moves closer to earning designation as 'national treasure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The James K. Polk Ancestral Home sits at the corner of West 7th and High streets in Columbia. Former President James K. Polk's home in Columbia is "one step closer to being declared a national treasure," U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said in remarks Wednesday.

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  17. Initiative encourages arts community in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Columbia Arts Council approved a special zoning overlay, which puts the city one step closer to establishing an arts district for people seeking live/work residential housing near downtown Columbia. The council's recommendation will now be presented to the Municipal Planning Commission for further consideration.

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  18. Man breaks bone along riverbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Rescue workers responded to a call at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday of an incident involving a man with a broken ankle along the riverbank near the boat ramp on Riverside Drive. Columbia Fire Department, Columbia Police Department, Office of Emergency Management and Maury Regional EMS were on the scene minutes after receiving the call.

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  19. U.S. government spends $18 million destroying marijuana plants in 2015Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Drug Enforcement Administration's controversial cannabis eradication program continued apace in 2015, new numbers released by the administration show. In 2015, local, state and federal authorities uprooted roughly 4.1 million cultivated marijuana plants in all 50 states, down slightly from the haul of 4.3 million plants in 2014.

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  20. Autopsy Law Could Affect Maury County Cold CaseRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Efforts to exhume the body of a 15-month-old Maury County boy, who died under questionable circumstances in 2001 cleared a major obstacle Monday with a new law signed by Gov. Bill Haslam. The law, which takes effect July 1, resolves jurisdictional and other issues for District Attorney General Brent Cooper, who wants a second autopsy performed on the body of Jeffry Kelton Skaggs to determine if abuse was a factor in his death.

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