Diver scouts the river for upcoming cleanup effort
The 2017 Help the Hooch Committee had a diver in the Chattahoochee River Thursday to dive for trash and scout a section of the river for the upcoming 23rd Annual Help-the-Hooch Cleanup Project. The Trash Dive was spearheaded by Henry Jackson, Chat
Columbus High rising senior Libby Paul has collected more than 2,000 books and is giving them to students who eat for free this summer as part of the Seamless Summer Feeding Program in Muscogee County schools. The program is Feeding and Reading.
Dr. Jonathan Liss, founder of the Columbus Memory Center, spoke at a Friday morning news conference about the role Columbus residents have played in the Columbus Memory Project, and the project's role in Alzheimer's treatment.
An 18-year old Columbus male died early Thursday morning of multiple gunshot wounds outside of a Winston Road residence, Muscogee County Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley said. Emanul Banks was pronounced dead at 2:12 a.m.
The 4th Annual TEACHaret Benefit is Thursday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the Springer Opera House. Doors open at 6 p.m. and there is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. Proceeds fund scholarships to the Springer Theatre Academy training program.
Senior Assistant District Attorney Don Kelly made his opening statement Monday afternoon during the murder trial of James Oliver. Oliver is charged in the December 2016 fatal shooting death of Bobby Seawright Jr.
These are excerpts from the opening statement made Monday afternoon by defense attorney Stacey Jackson on behalf of his client James Oliver, who is accused of fatally shooting Bobby Seawright Jr. in 2016.
Norfolk Southern Railroad and a private construction crew have Veterans Parkway completely blocked at the Ninth Street intersection for repair work on the railroad tracks. The work is scheduled to be done at 7 p.m. tonight.
Kristal Freiberg, a Columbus GA mother of twins who play Little League baseball, died unexpectedly after leaving the baseball field. Sons Collin and Carter Freiberg will carry on their mother's legacy by continuing to play all-star baseball.
Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson said Monday afternoon the busted pipe and resultant flooding of areas of the Columbus Government Center are related to the age of the building, and related structural issues.
The official opening of the first segment of the Dragonfly Trail Network was Wednesday in downtown Columbus. The Dragonfly is Columbus' network of off-road greenway trails people can use for recreation, transportation and interaction.
Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson answered Friday afternoon several questions during the State of the City event at Columbus State University's Cunningham Conference Center. This is an excerpt from her comments about the issue of crime in Columbus.
Habitat for Humanity of Phenix City is partnering with Aflac to build a new home for Army veteran Albert Davis Jr. in Phenix City. Connie Ramsay Austin, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Phenix City, said this is the first time Aflac
Let's Grow STEAM students gathered at Lakebottom Park for the inaugural River City Soap Box Derby, bringing the race event back to Columbus after a 20-year absence. The award winners were: Ethan Queen, first place, Race 29; Dominik Gil, second pla