Published 2/22/2021

A young lady from our area, Columbia is hoping to become the next big sensation on American Idol.

Cassandra Coleman works at the Buckhead Coffeehouse. The 24-year-old is well traveled, but says she considers Columbia her home.

Coleman auditioned for American Idol and says she feels music is simply her true calling.

Coleman says when she sings, she feels complete. Music is my passion and has been part of my life since I was a child. Coleman also says the people of Maury County encouraged her to audition for the show.

Coleman’s audition aired Sunday night and the local singer got rave reviews.