News Columns & Blogs

News Columns & Blogs

‘Hidden’ students need help and support in every school

We all have our recollections of late July. For me, I vividly remember the hard decision between a Smurfs or Dukes of Hazard lunch box, and don’t get me started on the inner turmoil over which Trapper Keeper to put into the buggy. Filling a new Jansport with Garfield folders, gel pens, and those newfangled mechanical pencils was a highlight to the ending of a long summer away from a place I loved … school.

Dimon Kendrick-Holmes

A long, strange weekend on the banks of the Chattahoochee

I got an email from an online reader criticizing our photo gallery of the fireworks celebration. She called us unpatriotic. At first, I thought it had something to do with the death of the soldier and how thousands of people went to that same area and danced and laughed and had a good time and how the newspaper took hundreds of party pics as if nothing had happened.

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Caught on Camera: Multiple brawls break out inside Columbus Dollar Tree store

Columbus police said three women and a 14-year-old girl were charged after being involved in a fight Thursday night at the Dollar Tree on Buena Vista Road.
Special to the Ledger-Enquirer
Caught on Camera: Multiple brawls break out inside Columbus Dollar Tree store 3:18

Caught on Camera: Multiple brawls break out inside Columbus Dollar Tree store

'I didn’t go into those people’s store to fight': Woman charged in Columbus Dollar Tree fight speaks out 2:29

'I didn’t go into those people’s store to fight': Woman charged in Columbus Dollar Tree fight speaks out

Three women in Dollar Tree fights plead not guilty to disorderly conduct 1:15

Three women in Dollar Tree fights plead not guilty to disorderly conduct

Murder suspect gives his account of Columbus shooting at family gathering 3:23

Murder suspect gives his account of Columbus shooting at family gathering