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Sunday Q&A: Seth Howard III

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Columbus native and New Orleans resident Seth Howard III reflects back on the retrospective exhibition “Thirty two / Fifty two” he curated of works by his late father, beloved CSU art professor Jamie Howard, which was on display in October in the Illges Gallery at CSU’s Corn Center for the Visual Arts. Your father really traded a painting for his house at 530 Broadway?  “The reason he was...

Sunday Q&A: Lee Snow

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* President, Columbus Jaycees* Preacher, Warm Springs Road Church of Christ* Owner, Lee Snow Design & Marketing What happened to the annual Jaycees’ Haunted House? It was such a big Halloween tradition here for such a long time.   “It was part of the old chapter, which disbanded in 2015. I was not here during that time, but from what I understand, it became so expensive because of the...

Sunday Q&A: Ben Moser

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Executive Director, United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley You moved down here from your native North Carolina for this position in August. What are your impressions of Columbus so far? “I love it. It reminds me a lot of my hometown of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Similar size. Similar demographics. It’s hot and humid and I prefer a tropical climate. My family is very happy to be here. My son...

Caught Up: Crime Beat Writers Matter

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Veteran newsman Ben Wright proves prophetic in his “special treatment” prediction for a policeman in jail for murder. Vol. 7 of the “Criminal Justice in the Chattahoochee Valley” series. Ben Wright jokes that his first day at the Ledger-Enquirer was on April Fool’s Day. A 1972 graduate of Harris County High School who went to college and began his career in...

Sunday Q&A: Sanna Moravek

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Founder / Executive Director, WILD (Women’s Initiative for Learning and Discovery)Programs Director, Chattahoochee River Conservancy What inspired your love for the outdoors?“My parents. I grew up in California, near South Lake Tahoe, on the edge of the El Dorado National Forest. We grew up camping, backpacking—I lived in the woods. We built forts, and picked flowers. So I had had a passion...

Caught Up: Dr. Nathaniel Dunlap

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Local minister and nonprofit executive tackles the tough problem of recidivism to teaching the tools of personal finance among those convicted across the Chattahoochee Valley. “Caught Up: Criminal Justice in the Chattahoochee Valley” Vol. 6 Electric City Life Editor Frank Etheridge interview with Dr. Nathaniel Dunlap. 9.18.2019 Dr. Nathaniel Dunlap of the PRF InstituteCheck in with us...

Caught Up: Jed Tuiolosega’s Purpose-Driven Push to Lift Up Convicted Children

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Local YMCA child-care director stepped up this year to serve as the Board/Chairman of the combined Aron Cohn Regional / Muscogee Youth Detention facilities in northeast Columbus housing local kids caught up in the juvenile justice system. “Criminal Justice in the Chattahoochee Valley” series Vol. 5 Jed Tuiolosega (aka Coach T) Sept. 2019 ECL Editor Frank Etheridge interview with Jed...

Caught Up: Seth Brown, Director, Mayor’s Office of Crime Prevention

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How politics, faith, and community connection share one man’s fight to keep his ‘finger in the dyke’ and cut off crime in Columbus at its root. “Caught Up: Criminal Justice in the Chattahoochee Valley” Vol. 5 Seth Brown in his “broom closet” office inside the city’s Annex building at 420 9th Street. “As you can see, all our office’s...

Sunday Q&A: Chef Morten Wulff

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How did you end up in Columbus, Georgia? “Ran out of gas. [laughs] No, I came here in 1992; Peter Lambert was the general manager of the [Chattahoochee] River Club,  and he brought me here. I had worked with him in Palm Beach, Florida. I was back in Copenhagen when he called me and asked me if I wanted to work at the River Club. That’s how I ended up in Columbus.  I was about trying to...