It’s been nearly a year since Marty and Leslie Wood launched CMIT Solutions of Columbus, affiliated with a Texas-based franchise. Their information technology service works to keep computers running smoothly and nasty viruses away.
Merri Sherman understands that many Columbus residents likely have not heard of the Columbus Sports Council. Or if they have, they may not have much of a clue about what the nonprofit organization does. After all, by design, the council is more of a behind-the-scenes entity.
Brandon Heard enjoys diagnosing and repairing smartphones and other devices, giving people peace of mind. It’s something he’s been doing for eight years, most recently at Georgia Cell Company in Columbus.
At age 82, Phenix City resident Charles Cavanaugh has been a pharmacist filling prescriptions for customers since 1961. He will retire his white pharmacy coat at the end of August, saying it has been quite a ride.
National Chicken Wing Day is Saturday, while the 2017 college football season is around the corner. Wingstop manager and head wing cook Wes Killingsworth says he’s ready to tackle the blitz of customers that will have chicken wings flying out the doors.
Samanntha Stout had a hunch that a mobile pet salon would take off and she was right. The Phenix City resident launched Personal Paws pet grooming in 2011, but now has converted it to a mobile-only venture that is booked constantly and preparing to add a second unit.
Josh Kendrick helps local residents escape from their daily lives with a bit of education, mystery, intrigue and fun at Exodus Escape Games at Main Street Village in north Columbus. It’s basically 60 minutes of focus, communication, deciphering clues and team-building.
Dr. Robby Wrighten is the lead veterinarian at the PAWS Humane clinic and shelter at 4900 Milgen Road in Columbus. The facility does up to 30 spay and neuter surgeries each day to keep dogs and cats healthy and to help reduce pet overpopulation.
Jontavious Willis, a Columbus State University student, is singing and playing the blues, beginning his upward journey by joining blues legends and Grammy Award winners Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ on their TajMo tour in August.
Transitioning from the U.S. Army, Michael Dunbar launched Under the Sun Errand Service to become involved in the community and assist residents. He juggles that with his studies at Columbus State University.
Todd Newkirk is a U.S. Air Force retiree and Department of the Army civilian employee who now is assistant director at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery. That means the Memoria Day will be special for him.
Talk with Gene Perkins and you hear him use the word “opportunity” a number of times. Part of that is because the new senior director over private wealth management at Synovus Financial Corp. has grabbed opportunities much of his life.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's 2017 filled the streets of downtown with walkers participating in Friday's two-mile walk that began in the 1100 block of Broadway. In 2016 the Columbus walk raised more than $143,000. Prior to the walk, Charles and Bunky Clark were honored for their work on behalf of the cause.
Mike HaskeyThe Ledger-Enquirer
Residents 'Walk to End Alzheimer's' in downtown Columbus
Fairies build fairy houses at the Oxbow Fairy Festival
Rev. Jamie Sanks talks about new educational center
Columbus, Phenix City weather for September 25 from WRBL's Carmen Rose