The first baby of 2013 born locally arrived at 12:24 A.M.
The little girl, Salome Saadat, was delivered at Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning.
The parents are both majors in the army of Colombia and are instructors at The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC).
The first baby born in Columbus arrived at 7:06 a.m. in The Medical Center.
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A boy, Jaicen Rainey, was born to Columbus residents Veronica Dean and Michael Rainey.
Both babies weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.