Four people pleaded guilty to using the business name “Wise Tax” to file fraudulent tax returns using stolen identities in Columbus, Georgia. They are Erica D. Wise, Ciourziae Weaver, Linda Weaver, and April Byrd.
Chattahoochee Valley United for Life hosted Tuesday afternoon its annual March for Life event in downtown Columbus. About 200 listened to featured speaker Marckdaline Johnson, who spoke on her abortion.
Ralston and Eagle Trace Apartments residents could lose their homes if Columbus Water Works bills go unpaid, said Vic Burchfield, of the Columbus Water Works. Officials have until Feb. 28 to resolve the issue.
Four teams from the Columbus area qualified for the Georgia High School Association 2019 state duals championships. Here’s how did in last week’s double-elimination competition at the Macon Centreplex.
City Manager Isaiah Hugley was named the 2019 recipient of the Unity Award Monday at the 33rd Annual Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Award Breakfast at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.
Lady Bulldogs fell to Texas A&M Aggies Sunday night in Athens, Ga., at Stegeman Coliseum. It was the second loss in a row for UGA and the third loss overall in SEC play. Georgia hosts Alabama at home Jan. 27.
William Pickard, a successful Georgia businessman, told more than 500 people gathered at the annual Columbus event, which remembers the legacy of King, that civil rights and “silver rights” are important.
GymDogs leader Sydney Snead scored a career-best 39.600 Friday night against University of Alabama in Stegeman Coliseum. Snead is the only senior on the squad this season. UGA lost to Alabama 196.900-196.875.
Bus drivers and bus monitors who are on buses with special education students received bus evacuation training in January 2019 in Hamilton, Georgia. Drivers have to complete evacuation training twice a year.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College’s 2019 Hall of Fame class is Florence Bellamy as a distinguished alumna, Douglas and Lise Patterson for distinguished service, and Derek Varnadore as a distinguished athlete.
Several dozen residents gathered Monday to honor the memory of local humanitarian Zelma Hennessey and dedicate the Brown Avenue bridge in her name. Hennessey died in 2012 at the age of 84 after becoming a nonviolent drug-fighting champion.
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has announced planned raises of $3,000 for teachers. While local and state education leaders are glad for the money, they say there’s more it will take to cut attrition.
Columbus State's production of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” opens Jan. 24 at CSU’s Riverside Theatre Complex in downtown Columbus. It’s a musical, with the book and lyrics by Judith Viorst and music by Shelly Markham.