Columbus is seeking a $500,000 EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant for the old Georgia State Farmers Market site. There is still time to offer ideas for future uses of the site. Contact Laura Johnson at email@example.com. Jan. 23rd is the deadline.
Jaquavis Richardson, 17, faces murder charges in the December 27, 2018 fatal shooting of Jaquan Harris on Dunwoody Drive. Attorney William Kendrick says his client was "merely present" at the scene, which does not make him guilty of murder
A car crashed into and broke a utility pole on Lancaster Drive Tuesday in Columbus before bursting into flames and causing a power outage at several nearby homes, according to resident Michael Drew, who said he
pulled one of the men from the car..
A four-door Infinity hatchback crashed into and broke a utility pole in half near 2200 Lancaster Drive late Tuesday afternoon before bursting into flames and causing a power outage at several surrounding homes, according to witnesses.
Grease Monkey of Columbus provided breakfast Monday for kids attending Truth Spring Academy in Columbus' North Highland neighborhood. They also presented the school a check for $6,000, the result of a December 2018 fundraiser.
Springfield Elementary School in Panama City, Florida, is one of the buildings Hurricane Michael destroyed in Bay County. Eric Crouch and his Double Churches fifth-graders in Columbus, Georgia, have found a way to help.
The beloved king of the Dinglewood Pharmacy scrambled dog was laid to rest following services at First African Baptist Church. "His arms of service reached out and touched all walks of life," wrote U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop in a proclamation
Lieutenant Stevens, the beloved master of Columbus' most famous scrambled dog, also fed people's souls. "It's hard to believe that much energy, that much personality and that much goodness just doesn't exist anymore," said pharmacist Terry Hurley.
Georgia Governor-elect Brian Kemp visited the National Infantry Museum Friday morning as part of his “Georgians First” tour across Georgia. Kemp joined other elected officials and invited guests for a military appreciation breakfast.
Rev. Richard Jessie, executive director of restoration with Friends of Historic Claflin, a nonprofit group that has lobbied and pushed for the former educational institution to be rescued, updates the restoration efforts for the historic building.