The Georgia Court of Appeals overturned Bartholomew London’s 2010 child molestation conviction because of inadmissible evidence. London was to be retried this week in Columbus, Ga., but chose instead to plead guilty.
The Brick Bistro, a hands-on learning program for advanced culinary students, is now open for this school year at Central High School in Phenix City. The menu includes pizza, salmon, shrimp and sandwiches.
Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based retailer Dollar General is planning store No. 26 in the Columbus-Phenix City-area market. The competitor to Walmart, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar is targeting Veterans Parkway for its newest location.
Michael Bush of Columbus, Georgia, was accused of committing two robberies in two days in the same area. He pleaded guilty to reduced charges and gets “first offender” treatment that will clear his record if he successfully completes probation.
The Muscogee County School Board voted during its monthly meeting Sept. 17, 2018, on a proposal to raise the pay for bus drivers in the wake of a shortage of drivers and an increase in the number of students needing transportation.
The sexual harassment and bullying accusations come from what Frank Myers posted July 18 about Maggie Reese after she had defended Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce executive Amy Bryan in a Facebook post.
Food Network celebrity chef Jernard Wells tells us his 7 must-have foods at a Southern cookout, including fried and grilled chicken, fried catfish, smoked ribs, potato salad, collard greens and mac and cheese.
Gabriel Howard, 33, of Columbus, was charged with one count each of theft by bringing stolen property into the state and driving while license suspended after his 10:40 a.m. Friday arrest on Cherokee Avenue
After pleading guilty to stealing $25,000 from a Columbus, Ga., health clinic, an ex-administrator was arrested on similar charges from Gwinnett County, Ga., where he managed a pediatrics office, authorities said.
Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams wants Medicaid expansion and stabilizing insurance premiums to improve GA health care. Republican opponent Brian Kemp called it a step toward national health care.
A high school football team from Ketchikan, Alaska, will fly more than 1,300 miles to Utqiaġvik, formerly known as Barrow, for a game. The journey through Bush Alaska will take two days, with a stopover in Anchorage.