One of the things that makes downtown Columbus special is Broadway, the signature street in this city. What makes Broadway special, one could argue, is the median and the oaks and magnolias that grow there.
“We would have never known who some of these (bad) guys were without the intel,” says Tom Mulhall, who was a major in Afghanistan when Bowe Bergdahl walked off post. “Think about the lives he might have saved because we found out who these guys were. He may have saved lives.”
As this logo and slogan were rolled out quietly in recent weeks to small groups, there was initial pushback from some of the city’s stakeholders — the politically correct word for leaders. So, I don’t think anyone is surprised that the volume has been turned up now that it’s available for public digestion.
Muscogee County School District superintendent David Lewis is recommending the school board sell the dilapidated but historic Bibb Elementary School. Bibb Manufacturing built the school in 1915 for families living in the mill village. It closed in 2001, after the mill shut down. In November, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released its 2018 list of the state’s top 10 “Places in Peril,” and the Bibb City school was No. 2.
Mike HaskeyThe Ledger-Enquirer
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