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Faith Middle School students faced off against the faculty and staff in a basketball game April 29 that helped raise money for the school's Advancement via Individual Determination Program.
To reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent the spread of Zika virus, the Columbus Health Department urges residents to clean up around their homes, their yards and their communities and discard unnecessary items that can hold water. The Tip 'n Toss campaign reminds people empty water collection points after every rainfall to reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent the spread of Zika virus in Muscogee and surrounding counties. As of this date, no locally transmitted Zika cases have been reported in Georgia, but cases have been reported in returning travelers.
A short drive up Interstate 185 from Fort Benning, the Georgia Aquarium holds a myriad of treasures; the only whale sharks in North America, the world's largest aquarium and beluga whales, to name a few. My husband and I recently decided to scratch the Georgia Aquarium off of our Georgia bucket list, and needless to say, it did not disappoint.