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  • Principal of Double Churches Middle School passes away

    Principal of Double Churches Middle School passes away

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:33:31 GMT
    The principal of Double Churches Middle School passed away Wednesday night. Chris Cox was appointed to the job in 2012.
    The principal of Double Churches Middle School passed away Wednesday night. Chris Cox was appointed to the job in 2012.
  • CPD used "old fashioned ways" to solve church vandalism case

    CPD used "old fashioned ways" to solve church vandalism case

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:38:08 GMT
    Columbus police have released more information about how they arrested a man accused of vandalizing multiple churches in south Columbus. They say they had to use what they call old fashioned police work. 
    Columbus police have released more information about how they arrested a man accused of vandalizing multiple churches in south Columbus. They say they had to use what they call old fashioned police work. 
  • 25th Infantry Division team wins 2014 Best Ranger Competition

    25th Infantry Division team wins 2014 Best Ranger Competition

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:25:38 GMT
    Winners: Rose & BergmanWinners: Rose & Bergman
    2nd Lt. Michael Rose and 2nd Lt. John Bergman won the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning. Over the course of the competition, each ranger covered up to 75 miles with little or no sleep.
    2nd Lt. Michael Rose and 2nd Lt. John Bergman won the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning. Over the course of the competition, each ranger covered up to 75 miles with little or no sleep.
  • Blanchard Elementary sinkhole being repaired

    Blanchard Elementary sinkhole being repaired

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:04:33 GMT
    Repairs outside Blanchard Elementary School after a sinkhole formed in the parking lot.Repairs outside Blanchard Elementary School after a sinkhole formed in the parking lot.

    District announces changes to student pickup and dropoff during repairs.

    District announces changes to student pickup and dropoff during repairs.

  • Lanett police make fifth arrest in Griggs murder

    Lanett police make fifth arrest in Griggs murder

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:10:16 GMT
    Charlie Sigers, Jr., is the fifth person arrested for the shooting death of Christopher Griggs.Charlie Sigers, Jr., is the fifth person arrested for the shooting death of Christopher Griggs.
    Charlie Sigers, Jr., 36, of Valley, was arrested in the shooting death of Christopher Griggs.
    Charlie Sigers, Jr., 36, of Valley, was arrested in the shooting death of Christopher Griggs.
  • SURVELLIANCE VIDEO: Runaway Horse in Downtown Savannah

    SURVELLIANCE VIDEO: Runaway Horse in Downtown Savannah

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:08:52 GMT
    WSAV has learned that a horse carriage was involved in an accident in downtown Savannah on Monday. A viewer tells News 3 that the horse went 'berserk' after the accident. Savannah Police have closed
    WSAV has learned that a horse carriage was involved in an accident in downtown Savannah on Monday.
  • More than $70,000 in stolen property recovered by Harris Co. Sheriff's Office

    More than $70,000 in stolen property recovered by Harris Co. Sheriff's Office

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:35:45 GMT
    Friday night the Harris County Sheriff's Office and cooperating agencies recovered more than $70,000 in stolen property.
    Friday night the Harris County Sheriff's Office and cooperating agencies recovered more than $70,000 in stolen property.
  • Body of Lejeune Marine shot at gate returned home

    Body of Lejeune Marine shot at gate returned home

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:53:06 GMT
    The body of a Camp Lejeune Marine accidentally shot at the base's main gate returns home.
    The body of a Camp Lejeune Marine accidentally shot at the base's main gate returns home.
  • Muscogee County prison inmate escapes - again

    Muscogee County prison inmate escapes - again

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:22:44 GMT
    Darrin Adams has escaped from Muscogee prison. He escaped from Lee jail last year.
    Darrin Adams has escaped from Muscogee prison. He escaped from Lee jail last year.
  • Columbus police catch thieves involved in more than 200 burglaries

    Columbus police catch thieves involved in more than 200 burglaries

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:31:43 GMT
    Columbus police say they have had an outstanding run of catching burglars over the last few months. They say the crime rate on property crimes in Columbus has dropped drastically.
    Columbus police say they have had an outstanding run of catching burglars over the last few months. They say the crime rate on property crimes in Columbus has dropped drastically.
  • Timeline: Four arrested for Lanett murder

    Timeline: Four arrested for Lanett murder

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:34:56 GMT
    Thomas Starkey, the man wanted for murder in Lanett, has been caught and booked in the Chambers County Jail, according to jail records and later confirmed by a jail spokesperson.Records show Starkey was booked late Thursday night. Earlier in the day, Troup County authorities located Starkey's gold Lexus, and when authorities attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled. At one point, the four people riding in the car jumped out of the vehicle near Kia Boulevard and fled on foot, according to author...
    Thomas Starkey, the man wanted for murder in Lanett, has been caught and booked in the Chambers County Jail, according to jail records and later confirmed by a jail spokesperson.Records show Starkey was booked late Thursday night. Earlier in the day, Troup County authorities located Starkey's gold Lexus, and when authorities attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled. At one point, the four people riding in the car jumped out of the vehicle near Kia Boulevard and fled on foot, according to author...
  • Tuskegee is training ground for diabetes education program

    Tuskegee is training ground for diabetes education program

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:29:48 GMT
    Alabama has a high prevalence of diabetes. Macon County, where Tuskegee is located has a 14 to 16 percent range for prevalence compared to just over 11 percent for the state. To change habits, an accredited diabetes education program was started in Tuskegee. More than forty people took part. The goal of the ten week course was to help those with diabetes learn to control their blood sugar by changing their behavior. ...
    Alabama has a high prevalence of diabetes. Macon County, where Tuskegee is located has a 14 to 16 percent range for prevalence compared to just over 11 percent for the state. To change habits, an accredited diabetes education program was started in Tuskegee. More than forty people took part. The goal of the ten week course was to help those with diabetes learn to control their blood sugar by changing their behavior. ...
  • First on 3: Authorities investigate homicide in Russell Co.

    First on 3: Authorities investigate homicide in Russell Co.

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:41:42 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a homicide at a trailer park on Lamb Road near Dixie Elementary School, according to Russell County Sheriff Health Taylor.
    Authorities are investigating a homicide at a trailer park on Lamb Road near Dixie Elementary School, according to Russell County Sheriff Health Taylor.
  • Rain coming for Good Friday

    Rain coming for Good Friday

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-04-17 08:31:46 GMT
    The easterly breeze will stick with us today, keeping us cooler than average. A storm system will develop in the Gulf of Mexico this evening and lift northeast into Florida. The northern edge of this system will roll through the area Friday. Heavier showers, even a few t-storms, will remain mainly south and east of Columbus. However, we’ll be quite cool due to the clouds, rain, and easterly breeze. Needless to say, Good Friday isn’t looking so good weather-wise.
    The easterly breeze will stick with us today, keeping us cooler than average. A storm system will develop in the Gulf of Mexico this evening and lift northeast into Florida. The northern edge of this system will roll through the area Friday. Heavier showers, even a few t-storms, will remain mainly south and east of Columbus. However, we’ll be quite cool due to the clouds, rain, and easterly breeze. Needless to say, Good Friday isn’t looking so good weather-wise.
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  • "RiverFest" returns: New event, same name

    "RiverFest" returns: New event, same name

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:59:14 GMT
    Uptown Columbus announces list of spring events, including free concert series and market days.
    Uptown Columbus announces list of spring events, including free concert series and market days.
  • Auburn students teach kids about rockets

    Auburn students teach kids about rockets

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-03 22:19:45 GMT
    Auburn engineering students became teachers Thursday afternoon as they taught middle school students about the science behind rockets.
    Auburn engineering students became teachers Thursday afternoon as they taught middle school students about the science behind rockets.
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