Event to welcome newcomers

A new annual event to welcome all newcomers to Columbus and the Muscogee County School District will be held from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Columbus Museum, 1252 Wynnton Road, hosted by the school district.

Called the Newcomers' Welcome, it offers people new to Columbus the opportunity to learn more about the community and the schools.

Special guests will include school system and community representatives who will provide an overview of school programs and services and answer questions about making the transition to the Columbus community.