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.
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.
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.
Researchers visited downtown Columbus this week to look at the overall health of trees located on the Broadway median. In particular, they pointed to the stage in the 1000 block as an area to improve. Here are some solutions they offered to extend the lives of the trees.
Eric Crouch’s fifth-grade class at Double Churches Elementary School started not feeling well, everyone started sanitizing and washing their hands. Then they decided, Crouch said, “we would look on the humorous side of things and try to bring a smile by exaggerating the extent we will go to to avoid the flu.”