The estimated $124,147,320 cost would be funded through a sales tax voters would be asked to approve after a Muscogee County School District tax for special projects expires in 2020. That would maintain the county’s overall sales tax rate at 8 percent.
Georgia's Nick Chubb burst onto the scene as a freshman in 2014. While it took longer for second-cousin Bradley Chubb, a defensive end at N.C. State, to earn national acclaim, he has become a highly-sought-after NFL prospect.
Muscogee County State Court jury reached a $26 million verdict Monday morning against St. Francis Hospital and one of its physicians in a medical malpractice suit brought by a Columbus woman who was permanently injured after a 2012 procedure.
For seventeen years, Wanda Amos has brought gifts and joy to children hospitalized at Columbus Regional's Midtown Medical Center during the holidays. In years past, her elves on these visits were coaches and players from the Columbus Cottonmouths, the hockey team she and husband Shelby Amos owned and operated. The Cottonmouths ceased operations earlier this year. Amos then reached out to Scott Ressmeyer and the Miracle Riders to join her for this year's Christmas visit to the hospital.
Mike HaskeyThe Ledger-Enquirer
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