Our lack of respect or affection for pine trees is well documented here at Inquirer Central, so it is with some pleasure that we attempt to have a few felled this week. My only regret is that they are already dead.
Our friend Cyndy Cerbin, communications director for the National Infantry Museum Foundation, was driving into town on Veterans Parkway last week when she noticed a couple of signs on the side of the road.
I got a call from a resident of Windsor Park last week, complaining about an old, ugly barbed wire fence that runs along Canterbury Drive, apparently to keep people away from the watershed lake in the center of the subdivision.
With all the baring of issues at the Columbus Aquatic Center lately, there apparently are some you haven’t been exposed to, unless you’re among a certain small handful of female patrons of the facility.
As if we didn’t already have enough drama surrounding the Columbus Aquatic Center, Jeff Pischko, head swimming coach for the Columbus Hurricanes, tells me he’s afraid the city is about to lose a huge swim meet.
Descendants of mill workers, Jeanette and Gene Craig were the first in their families to graduate from college. That enabled them to become dedicated educators with a combined 70 years of service in the Muscogee County School District before they retired in 1995. Now, thanks to the Craig family’s generosity, more folks have the chance to pursue higher education.
Mike HaskeyThe Ledger-Enquirer
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