A new study says teens are postponing sex, work and even adulthood in general

Teens these days don’t drink much, don’t get into trouble and don’t have much unprotected sex — which most adults would consider a great trend. But they’re also putting off other “adult” activities too, like working, dating, learning to drive, or just going out without their parents. That’s according to a new study published in the scientific journal Child Development.

This week's circulars

Videos

More Videos

Update: Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from police chase, three-vehicle accident 1:13

Update: Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from police chase, three-vehicle accident

Indivisible Columbus rallies against proposed changes to Obamacare 2:24

Indivisible Columbus rallies against proposed changes to Obamacare

Man flees Alabama authorities, involved in multi-vehicle crash in Columbus 0:31

Man flees Alabama authorities, involved in multi-vehicle crash in Columbus

Crane operator's job comes with high stress but an unbeatable view 2:19

Crane operator's job comes with high stress but an unbeatable view

How do you know if you are a victim of identity theft? 1:20

How do you know if you are a victim of identity theft?

Ministers, funeral directors denounce ‘vigilante’ killings in black community 2:28

Ministers, funeral directors denounce ‘vigilante’ killings in black community

How to use the nutrition facts label to make healthier food choices 2:38

How to use the nutrition facts label to make healthier food choices

Taxi drivers losing business to Uber and Lyft 1:21

Taxi drivers losing business to Uber and Lyft

CHS freshman offers the most outrageous way to improve public education 1:37

CHS freshman offers the most outrageous way to improve public education

Attorney for suspect in burglary ring says gang activity is slippery slope to life of crime 1:44

Attorney for suspect in burglary ring says gang activity is slippery slope to life of crime

Director says "Dreamgirls" is for dreamers

Keith Patrick McCoy, director and choreographer for the Springer Opera House production of "Dreamgirls," describes the musical as a story for everyone who "has a longing."
Robin Trimarchi The Ledger-Enquirer
Director says 1:22

Director says "Dreamgirls" is for dreamers

Fourth-graders ring the Liberty Bell for Constitution Day 1:29

Fourth-graders ring the Liberty Bell for Constitution Day

Update: Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from police chase, three-vehicle accident 1:13

Update: Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from police chase, three-vehicle accident

Columbus, Phenix City weather for September 22 from WRBL's Cody Nickel 1:10

Columbus, Phenix City weather for September 22 from WRBL's Cody Nickel

More Videos

Update: Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from police chase, three-vehicle accident 1:13

Update: Man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from police chase, three-vehicle accident

Attorney for suspect in burglary ring says gang activity is slippery slope to life of crime 1:44

Attorney for suspect in burglary ring says gang activity is slippery slope to life of crime

'It's so cool!': Community gathers to watch solar eclipse at Coca-Cola Space Science Center 2:34

"It's so cool!": Community gathers to watch solar eclipse at Coca-Cola Space Science Center

Crane operator's job comes with high stress but an unbeatable view 2:19

Crane operator's job comes with high stress but an unbeatable view

Man flees Alabama authorities, involved in multi-vehicle crash in Columbus 0:31

Man flees Alabama authorities, involved in multi-vehicle crash in Columbus

How to use the nutrition facts label to make healthier food choices 2:38

How to use the nutrition facts label to make healthier food choices

Indivisible Columbus rallies against proposed changes to Obamacare 2:24

Indivisible Columbus rallies against proposed changes to Obamacare

How do you know if you are a victim of identity theft? 1:20

How do you know if you are a victim of identity theft?

Ministers, funeral directors denounce ‘vigilante’ killings in black community 2:28

Ministers, funeral directors denounce ‘vigilante’ killings in black community

Looking back: Budweiser Clydesdales on parade through town 1:13

Looking back: Budweiser Clydesdales on parade through town

  • Director says "Dreamgirls" is for dreamers

    Keith Patrick McCoy, director and choreographer for the Springer Opera House production of "Dreamgirls," describes the musical as a story for everyone who "has a longing."