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The Commercial Dispatch
Local voices: MSMS: An opportunity for excellence challenged by budget cutsoffers just one example of MSMS's community impact. Students research and writ
Local voices: MSMS: An opportunity for excellence challenged by budget cuts
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
offers just one example of MSMS's community impact. Students research and write about an individual buried in Columbus' Friendship Cemetery. The students create scripts and compete for the chance to perform before audiences from near and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
John Carsonexpands to that of a huge balloon. Many, maybe most, historians trace the actua
John Carson
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
expands to that of a huge balloon. Many, maybe most, historians trace the actual beginning of this special holiday to Friendship Cemetery in Columbus. Factual evidence bears out that four nurses in Columbus laid a chaplet of flowers on the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Thursday's Letters: Criticism of mayor's property tax scenarioin my hometown expands to that of a huge balloon. Many historians trace the ac
Thursday's Letters: Criticism of mayor's property tax scenario
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
in my hometown expands to that of a huge balloon. Many historians trace the actual beginning of this special holiday to Friendship Cemetery in Columbus. Four nurses in Columbus laid a chaplet of flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers of both... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Criticism of mayor's property tax scenarioin my hometown expands to that of a huge balloon. Many historians trace the ac
Criticism of mayor's property tax scenario
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
in my hometown expands to that of a huge balloon. Many historians trace the actual beginning of this special holiday to Friendship Cemetery in Columbus. Four nurses in Columbus laid a chaplet of flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers of both... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Partial to Home: The view from Homer's front porchfor his "museum" that Joe Shelton gave us years ago after his father's Ritz Caf
Partial to Home: The view from Homer's front porch
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
for his "museum" that Joe Shelton gave us years ago after his father's Ritz Cafe closed; paid respects to Miss Munro at Friendship Cemetery; perused K.K. Norris' vintage clothing store; ate lunch at Helen's Kitchen; bought boiled crawfish from... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Roses and thorns:stakes a strong claim as the place where Memorial Day originated. On April 25,
Roses and thorns:
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
stakes a strong claim as the place where Memorial Day originated. On April 25, 1866, a group of Columbus women went to Friendship Cemetery to "decorate" (The day was called Decoration Day until after World War I) the graves of both Confederate... Read more

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