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Fourth-grade students at Schmitt Elementary School made toys and donated them to the Fireman-Police Christmas Cheer Fund as a science class project in 1967. From left are Brian Harris, Janyce Brougher, Kim Williams, Bobby Cheap and Brian Jones.

2007

A man dressed in a Santa Claus costume and displaying a handgun robbed Hickory Shades Motel in Nashville.

1992

More than 300 volunteers spent the morning delivering cheer to 823 families throughout the county.

1967

A new hotel, an apartment building, a community building and an addition to a bakery pushed value of construction in Columbus past the million-dollar mark.