Let’s Grow SteamX Hosts Career & College Expo

At today’s Let’s Grow SteamX youth college and career expo over 70 exhibitors including colleges, large corporations, city assets, and local resources were on-site to teach students from 40+ schools about career opportunities and ways to succeed at your career goals. The event featured seminar classes on topics such as technology in film, women in […]

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Oakhurst Fall Daze

One of the top spots for a fall retreat in the Chattahoochee Valley is Oakhurst Farm’s Fall Daze. Located only a half-hour outside of Columbus, Oakhurst is your one-stop destination for fall fun. Fall Daze has the humble beginning of owner Morgan Marlowe’s father selling pumpkins off the back of his pickup truck. Eventually, the […]

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National Pumpkin Destruction Day at The Rock Ranch

It may be the first you heard of it, or you may celebrate and not even be aware. Pumpkin Destruction Day is a nationally recognized holiday. It’s the Saturday after Halloween dedicated to smashing, crushing and destroying gourds. “It is a legit holiday, an obscure one, but it is official on the books!” boasts Adam […]

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Highlight on Alley Cat Cafe: Coffee & Cattitude

It has been all the rage in Taiwan for decades, and over 80 of them have popped up in Japan, Cat Cafés. It is a place where you can start your day off with your favorite things, cats and coffee. Are you purrplexed? Do you think we are kitten you? It’s furreal. It is a […]

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Parents as Teachers

Oftentimes becoming a parent can leave one feeling overwhelmed. It is an ongoing joke that babies don’t come with “owner’s manuals.” The hospital workers hand you this bundle and send you on your way. If you didn’t babysit in the past or have younger siblings, you may feel clueless.  Luckily there is an organization in […]

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Finding “Just the Right” Books

Coaches and teachers provide instruction on the skills needed for success, but the individual must practice those skills in order to improve. If practice is fun, a person practices more and gets better faster. For reading, the same can be applied by finding high interest material written in our comfort zone. Those are called “just […]

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Optimizing their Playroom

If you are ready to bring order to the chaos in your toddler’s playroom by thinning out his toy collection, your plan has the support of scientific research. A research study recently published by the University of Toledo in Infant Behavior and Development found evidence that the quality of a toddler’s play improves when there […]

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Westville: Now in Columbus, GA

Visiting Historic Westville is like taking your kids on a trip back in time to the mid-19th century. The grand opening of the re-located village was in June of this year and about half of the historic buildings present in the previous location have been moved to the new Columbus location on South Lumpkin Road. […]

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Historical Locations in Columbus, GA

This school year, help bring the history of our region to life for your kids by visiting some of the historical sites and venues in the Chattahoochee Valley. National Civil War Naval Museum This is a must-see for Civil War history buffs. The museum is full of authentic Civil War artifacts and contains the largest surviving Confederate […]

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Fall Fun at The Rock Ranch

Looking for a new family fun activity this fall? Look no further than The Rock Ranch, located in The Rock, GA. It is a 1,500-acre farm created by Chick-fil-A founder, S. Truett Cathy. It is a family-friendly destination offering an array of attractions for all ages. These attractions include pony rides, locomotive train rides, zip […]

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