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Like art? Consider adding this event to your Thursday "must do list"

The Home is Where the Art Is reception is from 5p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at The Columbus Museum. Last year’s exhibit boasted over 100 pieces of artwork. This year’s exhibition will feature more than 20 artists. Work featured in the exhibition is created by both participants and volunteers in the program. Participants will get to keep 80 percent of the profits from their work, with the remainder going back into the program to help with costs. Admission is free and prices of the artwork varies. The Home is Where the Art is program gives local artists and students the opportunity to help people in the homeless community create art. The program is a collaboration between the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries, SafeHouse and the Bo Bartlett Center.

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St. Francis nurse helps nab man found with 100 doses of LSD, police say

Frank Sealy III, 27, was arrested on April 26, 2017, and charged with possession of LSD with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Authorities said they found him with $1,000 worth of LSD after being involved in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Manchester Expressway and Woodruff Farm Road in Columbus, Georgia.

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Second man charged with murder in Opelika shooting that killed 2

Jacquavious J. Greathouse, 26, of Auburn, Alabama was arrested on April 26, 2017, and charged with two counts of murder. His arrest came two days after John W. Maddox was taken into custody on two murder warrants. Authorities said they were involved in the March 25, 2017, shooting in the 400 block of Toomer Court that killed 27-year-old Sedric Darrell Lewis and 31-year-old Derris Terrel Harris.

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Like art? Consider adding this event to your Thursday "must do list"

The Home is Where the Art Is reception is from 5p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at The Columbus Museum. Last year’s exhibit boasted over 100 pieces of artwork. This year’s exhibition will feature more than 20 artists. Work featured in the exhibition is created by both participants and volunteers in the program. Participants will get to keep 80 percent of the profits from their work, with the remainder going back into the program to help with costs. Admission is free and prices of the artwork varies. The Home is Where the Art is program gives local artists and students the opportunity to help people in the homeless community create art. The program is a collaboration between the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries, SafeHouse and the Bo Bartlett Center.
Mike Haskey The Ledger-Enquirer
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