Veterans Day 2018: Annual parade also helps celebrate Fort Benning’s 100th year anniversary
Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Columbus and Phenix City Saturday for the 10th annual Veterans Day Parade. It marked the armistice that ended World War I in 1918. The parade was also another chance to celebrate Fort Benning's centennial.
CeeJae Fowler is a U.S. Army veteran and founder of CherAmi Farms, a mentoring and horsemanship program in Russell County, Alabama that is now almost seven years old. Fowler's goal is to uplift and encourage at-risk girls in the community.
Halloween is Wednesday, Oct. 31 this year. The Phenix City Police Department offers their Halloween safety tips for this year. Also, if you live in Phenix City, they recommend you trick or treat on Halloween between the hours of 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. EST.
A Wednesday night traffic stop has led to the Russell County Sheriff's Office locating a moonshine operation, 500 gallons of moonshine worth about $30,000, several weapons, and the seizure of $200,000 in vehicles , equipment and $4,378 in cash.
There's a new walking trail in the East Alabama community of Crawford. The paved, 1/4 mile asphalt track is next to the Dollar General store in Crawford. There are plans to add benches and fencing around the track, which is surrounded by Pecan trees.
At about 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4, Auburn Police responded to a theft in progress at a business located at 1600 Opelika Road. Two male suspects entered the business, broke two glass display cases and stole jewelry items with an undisclosed value.
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