Eight eighth-graders are the first recipients in the Muscogee County School District of the four-year-old state program that selects students based on financial need and demonstrated ability to succeed.
Brandon Barfield appeared in Recorder's Court Thursday morning to face charges related to a high-sped U-Haul chase through the streets of Columbus. His attorney, Alfonza Whitaker, said Barfield sustained rib injuries from the incident.
Shondrea Reese tells the court that she doesn't hang photographs on the wall, because she can't bear to see the face of her younger sister LeKeshia "Ladybug" Moses. Lernard Bonner was sentenced to life in the July 2016 murder of 16-year old Moses
This past weekend's Art Park Vision Fest launched the effort to create a pop-up art park in Phenix City. It will be on the land between the Pedestrian bridge and 13th Street Bridge, next to the Marriott. Here's a preview of what's to come.
Leroy Davis, 62, a retired chief petty officer who served 20 years in the U.S. Navy, was the first black commander of the Fletcher McCollister American Legion Post 135, a position he held for three years. Now he's alleging he's the victim of racism.
Judge Julius Hunter ordered a mental and physical evaluation of Torrie Beard,22, the man charged in connection to a Tuesday shooting. Hunter also sent the case to Superior Court without bond on the two most serious charges Beard faces.
Folk artist Butch Anthony says the constant stream of visitors to his Museum of Wonder in Seale, Alabama was cutting into his painting time. So, he used shipping containers to create the Drive-Thru Museum at the corner of US 431 and State Road 169.
Ten men were indicted by a federal grand jury in Macon during an operation that involved multiple law enforcement agencies, officials said Monday. Fifty-six people were also arrested last week during an operation to reduce violent crime in Columbus.
Piedmont Columbus Regional officially opened this morning its new emergency department at the Northside Campus. The 12,000 square foot emergency department opened Monday after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility.