It’s a friendly game of softball, but you can’t tell it by the grit on Jimmy Carter’s face. Swinging the bat, his forearms are flexed and his fingers are tense. His eyes are on fire, his lips curled. It might be the seventh game of the World Series.
Before folding his final hand and retiring from the University System of Georgia, Chancellor Hank Huckaby came to Columbus to accept an award that honors the leadership of retired banker Jim Blanchard.
Twenty-eight seasons have passed since Mike Jones last suited up for a college basketball game and time has turned him into a forgotten footnote. But serious followers of his mercurial career will tell you he should have been a headline.
Columbus police were called to Ballard Way Apartments at 5600 Hunter Road around 2:30 a.m. Nov. 17 to investigate a shooting. They found Javion Shorter on the staircase of Building 14 suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen and left arm. It was his 18th birthday.Police Cpl. Sherman Hayes said the victim gave a statement to police in which he identified the shooter, but authorities declined to release the name. Shorter died two days later at Midtown Medical Center, said Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley.
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