Sonya Patterson, chef and owner of downtown Columbus' newest seafood restaurant, said she "stepped out on faith" to pursue her dream of opening a restaurant. After two "soft opening" days, Patterson is opening Blu Crabs to the public for lunch and dinner on Thursday, Feb. 22. The address is 1205 First Ave., but the entrance is on the north side of 12th Street between Broadway and First Avenue. Here, she shows reporter Chuck Williams how she prepares a fish ceviche-style.
Logan's Roadhouse at 2643 Manchester Expressway closed its doors for good Sunday night after a 20-year run in Columbus. Staffers said the lease had not been renewed on the property because it had apparently become too expensive. Workers were seen removing the large road sign mid-morning Monday.
Rufus Leonard Burks IV, one of three suspects in the 2016 triple homicides in Upatoi, was found guilty of felony murder, kidnapping, first-degree burglary and two counts of felony auto theft on Monday. His attorney, Jennifer Curry, talks about her client and plans to file an appeal.
Clay Tippins, a Republican candidate for Georgia's next governor, stopped in Columbus Monday afternoon to meet with voters. He sat down with a Ledger-Enquirer reporter to share his ideas on "future-proofing" the state of Georgia.
Timothy Crumbley is founder and CEO of Kenneth B. Walker Residential Home in Columbus. The organization works to counsel and teach troubled males from ages 10 to 21 the behaviors and skills that will make them productive citizens and keep them out of prisons.