Columbus firefighters put out duplex fire on 23rd St. overnight

Four people were able to safely escape the duplex.
  GA law enforcement officials encouraging safe driving ahead of Thanksgiving holiday
  Missing Columbus man dies from ‘self-inflicted gunshot,’ sheriff says
Troup County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man
  Columbus Fire and EMS remind people about the dangers of deep frying turkeys

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Organizations in Columbus team up to prepare Thanksgiving feast for homeless community
American Veterans Post 9 and St. Paul United Methodist Church teamed up to cook food on Tuesday.
Gas prices drop ahead of Thanksgiving holiday
Gas prices have dropped across the nation ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
EMS respond to vehicle accident near 14th St. and Broad St. in Phenix City
The accident happened just over the 13th Street bridge at the corner of 14th Street and Broad Street.

  Davis Broadcasting in Columbus hosts 13th annual turkey giveaway

Turkeys were given out at locations throughout the Chattahoochee Valley.

LIST: Black Friday openings in the Chattahoochee Valley

Check out our list of stores opening up for Black Friday to make sure you’re the first in line for all the hottest deals.
Troup County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man
CSU to reopen LeNoir Hall with ribbon cutting ceremony
Troup Co. inmate escapes work detail, taken back into custody

NATIONAL HEADLINES

US home sales rise 1.4 percent, snap 6-month losing streak

US home sales rose 1.4 percent in October, snapping 6-month losing streak though still down from year ago

  Americans sit too much, don’t exercise enough, CDC says

The data follows a 2017 study that found no matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death from any cause

SPORTS

  Allegedly drunken and disorderly curling team gets booted from tournament in Canada

  8 area athletes accept scholarships on first day of early signing period

It was a busy first day of the early signing period, as eight athletes from two area high schools accepted scholarships from colleges on Wednesday.