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LaGrange College opens $21 million science complex

Instead of using the traditional supersized scissors, LaGrange College officially opened its $21 million science complex Friday with a chemical reaction that burned the ceremonial ribbon. The creative ceremony symbolized the project’s purpose: produce top-notch science facilities, designed to prepare top-notch science graduates, poised for top-notch science careers.

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Broadcasting pioneer receives Legacy Leadership Award

Greg A. Davis, Sr., founder, president and CEO of Davis Broadcasting, received the of the 2017 Legacy Leadership Award Monday morning at the 32nd Annual Black History Month Observance Breakfast at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center in Columbus, Georgia.

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Camp educates students about poverty and homelessness in the valley

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley recently hosted its 8th annual Youth Camp. The camp, for seventh graders from 22 area middle is sponsored by Aflac. It focused on teaching students about homelessness and poverty and showing the students how through service they can make a difference.The students visited local several agencies, including Open Door Community House, Homeless Resource Network, MercyMed, Stewart Community Home, The House of T.I.M.E., and SafeHouse Ministries.

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Congressman to audience: "We didn't wake up an exceptional country, we became an exceptional country."

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, delivered Monday morning the keynote speech at the 32nd Annual Black History Month Observance Breakfast at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. This is an excerpt of his remarks.
Mike Haskey The Ledger-Enquirer
Congressman to audience: 4:25

Congressman to audience: "We didn't wake up an exceptional country, we became an exceptional country."

Broadcasting pioneer receives Legacy Leadership Award 3:13

Broadcasting pioneer receives Legacy Leadership Award

Camp educates students about poverty and homelessness in the valley 1:15

Camp educates students about poverty and homelessness in the valley

Karen Allen brings author's short story to the screen 1:13

Karen Allen brings author's short story to the screen