Quilting with Linda Camp at Sunday Best Quiltworks
Sunday Best Quiltworks is a labor of love for professional quilter Linda Camp. The shop opened during the economic slowdown of 2008, but has woven it way into the fabric of Harris County. Camp holds classes and sells quilting supplies at the shop, and provides "long arm" quilting services.
Quilting with Linda Camp at Sunday Best Quiltworks
Family, friends and cancer survivors release butterflies at the Botanical Gardens
Sheryl Green shares why she loves teaching at Jordan High
Attorney says autopsy shows Redwine shot 11 times by Columbus police officer after high-speed chase
Columbus State professor talks about the Confederate monument on Broadway
Historic monument bears the carved initials of a young man's great-greatandfather
Columbus NAACP president calls to remove Confederate monument on Broadway
Partnership provides free baby supplies to people during Mobile Diaper Day event
Parishioners react after fire strikes Christ the King Catholic Church in Pine Mountain
Restaurant's harvest program helps area non-profits feed those in need
"Please Be Courteous, Walk Your Wheels" reminders appear on downtown sidewalks
Auburn University freshman work a shift at Feeding the Valley food bank
Man found dead in burning car was barber known to make people laugh
Cancer survivors share their thoughts before the crowd of friends, family, supporters and more cancer survivors release 400 butterflies at the Columbus Botanical Gardens. The event, sponsored by the West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition, raises money for the Neighbors Helping Neighbors program
Michael Garner, defense attorney representing Hannah Wuenshel, gives an accounting of the officer-involved shooting where Christian Redwine was shot and killed by a Columbus Police officer after a high-speed chase that ended in Phenix City, Alabama. Garner says Wuenshel was shot once and the other occupant of the car, Hunter Tills, was apparently shot twice.
As a young child, Murphy Pound's great-grandfather carved his initials onto a step of the Confederate monument on Broadway. Pound views the monument as "an educational piece" of history and a memorial to the fallen soldiers. "If anything, the statue shows that causes like that usually fail to the angels of our better nature," Pound said.
Tonza Thomas, president of the Columbus Chapter of the NAACP, sent a letter to Mayor Teresa Tomlinson requesting that the Confederate monument on Broadway be removed. Thomas states that the request was based on a directive from the Georgia Conference of the NAACP
Amerigroup partnered Thursday with Davis Broadcasting Inc. for what was dubbed a "Mobile Diaper Day" event. People had the opportunity to receive free diapers, baby wipes and other baby items as they drove through the the Davis Broadcasting Inc. studio's parking lot on Wynnton Road in Columbus. The giveaways were first come first serve as long as supplies lasted.
Church members share their thoughts as they remove sacred items that were spared from the fire that destroyed the altar, pulpit and the floor of their sanctuary. The large, hand-carved crucifix hung by a lone cable from below the cupola where lightning struck during a thunderstorm
The LongHorn Steakhouse Harvest program is a year-round program, started in 2003, where all LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants donate surplus, wholesome food to local non-profits on a weekly basis. The food donations are not leftovers. It's high-quality, surplus food that was not served to restaurant guests. The LongHorn Steakhouse at 3201 Macon Rd. in Columbus makes a weekly food donation to New Horizons Behavioral Health in Columbus and since 2003 has donated more than 30,200 lbs. of food as part of the program.
When visiting downtown Columbus you'll notice new, blue signs on the sidewalks asking bicyclists and skateboarders to "Please Be Courteous, Walk Your Wheels." Where did they come from? Watch and discover.
Shirley Coleman, the aunt of Michael Fleming, remembers her nephew and the uncertainty around his murder in July. Officials had to use DNA testing to identify the man found burned in the trunk of a car July 10 at the intersection of Harbison Drive and Head Street as Michael Fleming, 34, of Columbus. Fleming's body was found in the stolen 2006 Pontiac G6, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said. The body was pulled from the trunk around 5:37 a.m. July 10. It was charred beyond recognition with no facial features and no fingers but officials used DNA to identified him, the coroner stated.
Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson honored Monday morning the thirteen veterans from the Columbus area who have been inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame since its inception. Attending the ceremony were inductees Donald M. McKay Jr. and Carl Savory, Paul Longgrear, director of the Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, inductees Bob Poydasheff and Michael Dover, and Jonnie Melillo Clasen, who represented her father, the late Vincent Melillo. Typically up to 15 Georgia military veterans are inducted into the hall of fame each year. You can find out more and download the nomination packet for a deserving veteran at www.gmvhof.org
The Fourth Annual Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle on the Chattahoochee River attracted Saturday both rafters and kayakers. Rafting and paddling was all day, with the "Powerhouse Paddler Party" kicking off at 3 p.m. on the island overlooking the Waveshaper rapids. Organizers hoped to attract more than 2,000 paddlers to the event. Here are a few of the highlights.
Scott Ressmeyer and 17 Miracle Riders returned to Columbus Friday evening, after three weeks of riding the 10,000-mile journey to Coldfoot, Alaska and back. The riders were escorted by police to downtown Columbus, where there was a brief program during intermission of the concert at the Miracle Block Party in the 1000 block of Broadway. During intermission the riders announced the unofficial total they raised. The ride was to raise awareness of the Methodist Home for Children & Youth of South Georgia and funds for Carpenter's Way home for boys and Arabella him for girls. Synovus was the presenting sponsor of the ride.
Mary Russell speaks about her nephew Jakorbin King after a Thursday morning hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court in which two men charged with murder in connection with King's murder and another man facing an aggravated assault charge related to the case made an initial appearance.