The Coca-Cola Space Science Center’s new Odyssey simulator is based on an old NASA idea to use a space station as a staging point for missions to the moon or to Mars, with the shuttle a connecting flight for up to 70 astronauts seated in the cargo bay.
The Torch Awards and Students of Integrity luncheon will take place 11:30 a.m. April 6 inside the Columbus Convention and Trade Center’s Ironworks Ballroom. Retiring Better Business Chairman Chief Executive Officer Leonard Crain Jr. is to be honored.
Ross Horner, president of Uptown Columbus Inc. and the Business Improvement District, served as a mediator, encouraging the group to reach a compromise. Buddy Nelms, owner of The Loft and a supporter of the ordinance, hosted the event and provided free refreshments.
Job creation across Georgia helped nudge the state’s unemployment rate lower, from 5.5 percent in January to 5.3 percent in February. However, metro area data released Thursday showed Columbus adding a mere 100 jobs since February of last year, with the local job total now 120,400.
The most visible human link between Fort Benning and the city of Columbus over the past quarter century was honored Wednesday night at the National Infantry Museum when the building’s grand hall was named for retired Lt. Gen. Carmen Cavezza.
Donald Trump prizes his skills as a negotiator. It’s the No. 1 selling point for the author of “The Art of the Deal.” But Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan could see their first legislative push as president, repealing Obamacare for a new health bill, fall apart today — a death blow at the hands of their own fractious party.
President Donald Trump’s White House gave an ultimatum to House members on Thursday, saying that Obamacare will remain if they do not pass Paul Ryan’s Obamacare replacement bill on Friday after it was delayed due to a lack of Republican support.
Columubs is the road in Roanoke, Va., for a crucial pair of games Friday and Saturday night at the Berglund Center against the Rail Yard Dawgs. Columbus enters the weekend a solitary point ahead of Roanoke for the eighth and final playoff position in the Southern Professional Hockey League standings.