In your article “What’s at stake in the school board elections?” I was curious since the election is a month away. Although those candidates running for office have signs up, I have seen no candidates in my area interested enough to talk to the voters.
Eighty-five companies including 3Com, Wrigley, Busch, Chesapeake Energy, American Airlines, Minute Maid, Coors, are spending $millions per year, while Citi and Barclay are paying $20 million per year for 20 years and MetLife is paying $17 million per year. SunTrust is paying $14-19 milion for 27 years and Levi Strauss $220 million per year over 11 years.
Saturday night I had the absolute pleasure of seeing the world premiere play “Mother of Rain” brilliantly adapted from the book written by Karen Spears Zacharias. I have seen many plays here in Columbus and several parts of the world. I have to say this play was the most powerful work of art I have ever seen.
Despite the unforgettable assertion that revenge-based abuse of power on funding legislation is merely "part of the political game," most Georgians reject the concept that we should blame Senator Josh McKoon for the underhanded CSU financing snub from Governor Nathan Deal and Speaker David Ralston
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists have a number of potential materials to choose from for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks. If these terrorists obtain nuclear material, they will develop a dirty bomb to kill thousands of innocent people.
The Elton John concert was a great evening listening to a talented artist provide us with beautiful music and fantastic lighting effects. At the end of the concert the crowd was standing and applauding for more music.
Recently the Ledger ran an article about the loss of funding to CSU and the Museum and placed the blame on Senator McKoon. I have no idea if this is true or not since the author failed to confirm either through the Governor's office or the Senate's committee members what is alleged to have happened.
At a time when college students are drowning in lifelong educational debt, self-serving for-profit colleges are wallowing in wealth, enabled by profiteers, including Washington politicians, state governments, Wall Street, and debt collectors. These schools are both our country’s fastest-growing educational provider and its worst.
Read Chuck Williams column about guns on campus. As a freshman at Columbus College in 1975 I had to take the dreaded Speech class. The first assignment was a demonstration speech about something we were proficient at. All I could come up with was that I knew how to properly clean a shotgun.
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to congratulate and thank the members of the Columbus Bar Association and the Fountain City Bar Association for their partnership in sponsoring a successful Black History Month program Feb. 29 at the Columbus Public Library.
Former United States women's national team soccer player Brandi Chastain spoke at Columbus State's second annual Girls in the Game Advance Initiative on Thursday. Chastain shared stories from her decorated career and discussed important themes for young athletes to remember.
Video: Retired USWNT soccer player Brandi Chastain on empowering young athletes, 1996 Olympic Games
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Dog rescued in house fire on North Ridge Drive
Donna D’Errico visits Columbus for showing of 'Only God Can' film