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99% Government Student Loan Forgiveness Applications Rejected

(CNN) - A federal loan forgiveness program has turned out to be not so forgiving. The government accountability office released a report Thursday saying 99% of requests for federal student loan forgiveness were denied. Of the more than 53,000…

Harvard Freshman Deported, Visa Revoked

(CNN) - An incoming Harvard University freshman has been denied entry to the united states by immigration officials. According to the university, Ismail Ajjawi was denied entry to the U.S. last week. U.S. Customs and Border protection confirmed that…

Student Stabs Teacher

A Georgia Middle School student has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a teacher during class today. A student allegedly stabbed a teacher at Trickum Middle School in Lilburn in Gwinnett County, Monday. According to the Gwinnett County Public Schools…

Congressman Hosts Service Academy Nomination Ceremony

On Friday February 9, 2018, Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) hosted a Service Academy Nomination Ceremony at the University of West Georgia Newnan Campus to honor students who received nominations to military service academies. The ceremony honored all 50 students Ferguson…

Texas student charged with murder in campus officer's death

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A 19-year-old university student in West Texas was charged early Tuesday with capital murder of a peace officer in the fatal shooting of a police officer at the campus police station, where he was being questioned…

Officer who shot Ga Tech student had been on job 16 months

ATLANTA (AP) — The officer who fatally shot a Georgia Tech student had been with the campus police department for about 16 months, according to state records. Officer Tyler Beck shot and killed Scout Schultz, 21, Saturday night after the…

Morning Meteorologist (POSITION WITHDRAWN)

WLTZ, the NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA seeks a MORNING METEOROLOGIST. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator and weather scientist with a warm, energetic on-air presence. Duties include: Produce and present clear and accurate forecasts which tell a…

On Air Meteorologist

WLTZ, the NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA is looking for an On-Air Meteorologist to author and present forecasts and stories for television, radio, digital and social media platforms. This part-time position is primarily utilized for fill-in shifts when full-time staffers…

Severe Weather Threat Prompts Schools to Close

Schools, businesses, and government offices and agencies are closed because of severe weather forecasted for Wednesday, April 5, 2017.   Georgia schools which have announced closings include: Columbus State University - ​Closed Wednesday Columbus Technical College - ​Closed Wednesday Georgia Southwestern State University - ​Closed Wednesday…