The construction industry is looking for skilled laborers to fill hundreds of thousands of job openings. Leaders say in order to meet demand, contractors will need to hire an estimated 546,000 workers this year.
Last August, a popular Atlanta restaurant announced they would be coming to Columbus. A representative with the highly-anticipated chain shared with News Leader 9 the latest update on the construction.
As one of only a few African American women leading Fortune 500 Companies in the United States, Aflac President Teresa White has made an indelible mark on the company, Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley.
Almost three decades ago, one local Black florist set out to crack into the flower business. More than three decades later, she is the only Black-owned business of her kind in Columbus and still is going strong.
The holiday season can be difficult for those dealing with loss. That includes local bike shop owner Jason McKenzie, who shared on our “Run The Race” podcast the sad, but powerful story of losing his wife to suicide more than a decade ago, day that still haunts him.