A brand new 1.7 million dollar library in Twiggs County is set to close Tuesday night due to lack of funds. Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal joined local officials in cutting the ribbon just two weeks ago. The library was built with mostly state money. Its operating budget is funded locally.
The history department at Columbus State University is peering back into America’s civil rights struggle and its local ties to Georgia.
The university is currently hosting Freedom Riders, a major exhibition of the 1961 Freedom Rides.
A federal prosecutor said Thursday that he is conducting a formal review of the evidence in the death of a Georgia teenager who was found dead inside of a rolled up wrestling mat in his high school gym.