Columbus Technical College hosted Tuesday afternoon a ‘fun-raiser’ in front of the Wright Health Sciences Center to raise money for United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley. The event featured a karaoke contest with a top prize of $100, games, a $4 combo meal attendees could purchase, ice cream and even an old fashioned cake walk. Pictured here is one of the cakes up for grabs in the cake walk. Proceeds from all the activities go to the school's contribution to the United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley.
A monthlong investigation by the Columbus Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Special Operations Unit has led to the seizure of $1 million worth of cocaine, $24,000 in cash, two vehicles and assorted guns, Police Chief Ricky Boren said Tuesday. Two men are charged in connection with the ongoing investigation, the chief said. They were identified as Kenneth James, 49, of Phenix City and Marcus Terrell Marshall, 33, of Columbus.
About 2,700 Gold Star family members and friends, military and civilian dignitaries, veterans and soldiers were present to dedicate the Global War on Terrorism Memorial at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. 6,915 names of service men and service woman who will be forever remembered
Columbus Police officers, Patriot Guard Riders, and other patriotic motorcyclists escorted Monday morning four Gold Star Families – one from each branch of service from the Columbus Civic Center to the dedication ceremony for the Global War on Terrorism Memorial at the National Infantry Museum.
Col. (Ret.) Greg Camp previews the Global War on Terror Memorial, which honors the fallen soldiers, marines, and sailors from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, that will be dedicated on the east plaza of the National Infantry Museum
Pvt. John Henderson, Jr., of 3rd Battalion/75th Ranger Regiment, was killed during a combat mission in Konar Province, Afghanistan on Aug. 4, 2005. His name is among of 6,915 names etched into the eight granite panels of the memorial
The Smiths Station student body leads the stadium in The Lord's Prayer before the Panthers game against Enterprise High. Earlier this season, Lee County Schools Superintendent James McCoy instructed schools to discontinue leading prayer from the stadium public address system in compliance with a 2000 Supreme Court ruling.
Nursing students got an up-close look at the Air Methods Lifesaver helicopter Thursday afternoon when the crew and helicopter landed on Front Avenue in front of the Columbus Convention and Trade Center during the 65th annual state convention of the Georgia Association of Nursing Students. The convention kicked off Thursday in Columbus at the Columbus Trade and Convention Center. Air Methods personnel talked with the students about patient transports, how they respond to emergency scenes, and the role of flight nurses.