Ashley Rodgers, the 2018 Miss Georgia Watermelon Queen, was in Columbus for the Georgia On My Mind Day 2018. Rodgers travels Georgia spreading the word about watermelon and it's health benefits, and also encourages others to compete for the title.
Markel Ervin, 17, center, appeared in Columbus Recorder's Court Tuesday. He is charged with murder for Destinee Virgin’s fatal shooting Saturday, but he also faces accusations from an April 25 incident in which he allegedly held her against his will.
Destinee Virgin, 18, was shot and killed Saturday night near the intersection of Macon Road and Rigdon Road in Columbus. Family and friends gathered near the site to remember her, and have also created a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp addressed about 200 supporters to highlight his plans and objectives for the state if he wins the governor's race. Kemp cited lower taxes, supporting small businesses and investing in rural Georgia
Columbus State University’s production of “Guys and Dolls” open Sept. 28 at CSU’s Riverside Theatre Complex. Performances are scheduled for September 28-29 at 7:30 p.m, September 30 at 2:00 p.m, and October 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. Here's your sneak peek.
Students of American government and civics wrote essays on their thoughts on what it means to be a U.S. citizen. Five freshman shared those essays with 49 immigrants during their Naturalization Ceremony in U.S. District Court in Columbus
One elderly person and two other elderly victims were attacked in a Columbus home Monday morning. Police responded to a call of a naked man running around the neighborhood. No cause of death was given by coroner.
Three elderly Columbus victims, all in or near their 90s, were assaulted Monday morning and one has died from his injuries, according to Columbus Police Major J.D. Hawk. Police were called around 10:40 a.m. to the 400 block of Victoria Drive.
Cosmo the Cougar, mascot of Brigham Young University, loses its head during a front flip in the end zone. Nearby staff were quick to scoop the head up for the person playing the mascot, and reattach it to the costume.
A two-headed copperhead snake was discovered in a garden in northern Virginia, according to JD Kleopfer of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Kleopfer said two-headed snakes normally don’t live very long in the wild.
PAWS Humane has taken in 30 animals from shelters impacted by Hurricane Florence. The dogs have been placed in temporary foster homes and the cats are onsite at PAWS Humane. Here's how you can help those animals here, and perhaps make room for more.
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