Muscogee Roller Girls roll into new season with recruitment night

The Muscogee Roller Girls are looking for some new additions as they head into their seventh season.

  New bridge dedicated to late Columbus hero, anti-drug advocate

2 lucky winners get new dream cars after Mercedes-Benz Heart Raffle

Barbershop in Columbus offering free haircuts to employees impacted by government shutdown

2 organizations in Columbus partner for MLK service day

City of Auburn announces schedule changes for MLK Holiday

MLK Day events in the Chattahoochee Valley

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  Thousands sign petition to keep Kadie the Cow from mooooooving to a new location in Columbus

City of LaGrange announces MLK holiday trash pickup schedule

Girls, Inc. inviting people to go ‘over the edge’ with new fundraiser

Blanchard Elementary hosts annual spelling bee

Columbus Swim Instructor eyes 2020 Olympic Trials

Auburn City Schools receives one of highest report card grades in state

Valley Rescue Mission in Columbus offering free coats, blankets during winter season

The Valley Rescue Mission is offering free coats and blankets during the winter season.

Goodwill recruiting volunteers to help prepare taxes

Goodwill of Southern Rivers is looking to help members of the community with their taxes, but they need volunteers to do so.

  City of Columbus release schedule changes for MLK holiday

Some city services will be shut down ahead of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday in Columbus.

LaGrange Police Department to hold Citizens Police Academy

The classes take place every Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center

  Senate School Safety Committee offer recommendations ahead of legislative session

40 foot wide mural dedicated at Mildred L.Terry library

Columbus NAACP holds 44th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Community comes together to remember legendary Dinglewood cook, Lieutenant

Auburn mayor lays out 2019 goals

Mississippi cashier donating kidney to wife of her regular customer

  Dinglewood Lt. passes away; Columbus community offers condolences

Lieutenant Stevens, known for the scrambled dogs at Dinglewood Pharmacy in Columbus, passed away Wednesday afternoon.

Fitness experts are helping people stick to their New Years resolutions for 2019

Fitness experts are helping people stick to their New Years resolutions for 2019

Four Columbus residents named among 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2019

Four Columbus residents making their mark on the state of Georgia have earned a spot among the 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2019.

Blue Bell releases Mardi Gras ice cream flavor

Blue Bell has announced it is set to release its Mardi Gras King Cake Ice Cream.

Remember pet safety when it comes to celebrating New Year’s

Here are some tips to keep your pets calm and safe during the holiday celebrations

State releases school report cards for 2017-2018

The Alabama Department of Education released its report card this week.

City of LaGrange providing extra community garbage bins to help with excess trash during the holidays

The City of LaGrange plans to place extra garbage bins throughout the community beginning Dec. 22 to help with trash overflow during the holidays.

City of Columbus announces closures for Christmas, New Year’s

As the holidays approach, many people will be off of work to spend time with their families, and the Columbus Consolidated Government is no different.

Safe Kids Columbus hosts holiday bike helmet giveaway

Safe Kids Columbus gave away free bike helmets on Thursday. The giveaway took place at the Columbus Library.

Columbus community celebrates completion of ‘Follow Me’ Trail and dedicates new bridge over Victory Dr.

The ceremony took place at Kellogg Snacks on Victory Drive.

Troup County Sheriff’s Office offering security checks for residents leaving town for the holidays

While on their normal patrols, a deputy will check your home while you’re away to make sure no one has attempted to steal anything.

Get in the holiday spirit with the Moon Lake Christmas Carnival

The Christmas celebration will run from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Saturday at Martin-Idle Hour Park on the beautiful Moon Lake.

The Wishing Well Foundation hosts annual Bike Giveaway

In the holiday spirit of giving, guests were asked to bring a non-perishable item in exchange for a bike. Those items were then donated to the local food bank.

Columbus Police hit the street in 3 brand new Harley Davidson motorcycles

Police say the new motorcycles will be used primarily for traffic enforcement

LaGrange announces city holiday schedule

The City of LaGrange will be closed December 24th and 25th for the Christmas holiday, although Police and Fire services will remain open

Exela Technologies in Columbus hosting job fair

Exela Technologies’ job fair will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 1500 Bradley Lake Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

City of Columbus releases government holiday schedule

Expect schedule changes to local government, waste management, bus systems, and more.

State program planting community gardens in poor areas

An ongoing program to help spread healthy eating habits through parts of rural Alabama has established or supported nearly community gardens in outlying areas

Faith-based film ‘Redeemed’ being filmed in Columbus

A brand new feature film is continuing to grow the film industry in Columbus.

Columbus Ice Rink releases public skating hours during the holidays

The Columbus Ice Rink has announced their public skating hours during the upcoming holidays.

LIST: Christmas events in the Chattahoochee Valley

Are your stockings hung by the chimney with care? Are visions of sugar plums dancing in your head? Check out out list of events!

AL plans Lighting ceremony for state Christmas tree

This year’s Christmas tree is a 35-foot-tall Eastern Red Cedar grown in Bullock County

  Central High School football is headed to the State Championship- plan on closed road, altered school times

On Tuesday, faculty, parents, students, and the community plan to line the street and wish the team good luck as they depart for the historic game

TV holiday joy means ‘Wonderful Life,’ Reba, romance, Santa

Movies, concerts, and more! Here's whats to watch this holiday season...

Students in the Chattahoochee valley attend College Test Prep Boot Camp

The training was run by Dr. Charity Smith who has been nationally recognized for helping students turn college dreams into reality and dramatically increasing ACT performances

Opelika Cancels Christmas parade due to weather threats

Christmas parades across the south are beings called off following concerns of severe storms on Friday and Saturday

Cirque Italia water circus comes to Columbus

Cirque Italia began Thursday evening in the Peachtree Mall parking lot and will run through Dec. 2.

Columbus organization holding HIV/AIDS awareness walk

December 1 is World AIDS Day and one Columbus organization wants to reinforce the importance of knowing your status.

Fort Benning invites “special surprise visitor” to Christmas tree lighting

A “special surprise visitor” is applying for a Visitor’s Pass for Fort Benning on the day of their Christmas tree lighting.

Santa Claus coming to Columbus for breakfast at Trade Center

Santa is leaving the North Pole with less a month until Christmas and is making his way to the Chattahoochee Valley.

Columbus Parks and Rec holding holiday pottery sale

The Columbus Parks and Recreation Department wants to help you get into the Christmas spirit.

LaGrange prepares for Christmas parade and celebrations

Bobby Carmichael, former Director of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority (DLDA), will serve as the Grand Marshal for "Miracle on Main Street" parade

Water circus coming to Peachtree Mall in Columbus

The Fountain City is temporarily getting a fun, new fountain as a water circus makes its way to the Chattahoochee Valley.

Digital Deals: Here’s a list of brands offering sales for Cyber Monday

Target, Walmart, Amazon and more- Plenty of retailers have big online bargains for Cyber Monday

Family Theater to open new holiday musical: Madeline’s Christmas

The family friendly production is based on the popular books by Ludwig Bemelmans and stars many talented young girls from the Tri-city area

Shop Small: Celebrate Small Business Saturday at these local Columbus spots

A list of Columbus small businesses you can help support this holiday weekend

Columbus restaurant gives out hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to the community

Hundreds of people in Columbus no longer have to worry about where their Thanksgiving meal is coming from all because one restaurant is in the giving spirit this holiday season.

Smiths Station veterans home celebrates Thanksgiving with community event

A humble home in Smiths Station is caring for veterans and serving the community on this holiday.

  The Big Gobble helping feed hundreds of families for Thanksgiving

The Big Gobble helping feed families in need for Thanksgiving.

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.

24-hour radiothon underway at Davis Broadcasting in Columbus

Davis Broadcasting in Columbus is wanting to make a difference for children who may not be able to truly experience Christmas.

GUEST SEGMENT: Davis Broadcasting hosting 32nd annual 24-hour Radiothon

Davis Broadcasting, Inc. in Columbus is gearing up for their 24-hour Radiothon for the 32nd year in a row.

Downtown Opelika decks the halls for Christmas

Are you feeling the Christmas spirit before Thanksgiving? Downtown Opelika sure is.

Columbus ranked among the best places to retire

According to a new report from, Columbus has been named the ninth best place in the U.S. to retire.

LIST: Thanksgiving events around the Chattahoochee Valley

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but for some people in the Chattahoochee Valley, this may not be a holiday they get to spend alongside their families.

Organizations partner for health and resource fair in Columbus

Amerigroup and the Lambda Iota chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. hosted the fair at the Columbus Public Library.

Dinglewood Pharmacy still scrambling hot dogs after 100 years

Tuesday, Nov. 13 marks 100 years since Dinglewood Pharmacy went into business.

City of LaGrange hosts training to help end animal cruelty and dog fighting

The session, run by the Atlanta Humane Society, was attended by law enforcement and animal services from across the state

GA mom says ‘our world needs more people’ like stranger who helped with daughter’s hair

A Columbus mother was struggling with effectively styling her adopted daughter’s hair when someone she had never met before came to her rescue.

Thousands gather for 9th Annual Food Truck Festival

The chilly weather outside did not stop thousands of people from having a good time at the annual food truck festival at Woodruff Farm Park.

Chattahoochee Valley celebrates vets with Veterans Day Parade

As Veterans Day approaches, the Chattahoochee Valley wants to honor area veterans and their service and sacrifice for our country.

Veterans Day closures in the Chattahoochee Valley

Many local governments and businesses will observe the holiday on Monday

GUEST SEGMENT: Amerigroup and Omega Psi Phi host health and resource fair

Two Columbus organizations are working to together to provide the Chattahoochee Valley with a health and resource fair.

Fort Benning gearing up for Fox Sports live NFL show Sunday

The whole family can expect a fun-filled day celebrating veterans with some Sunday football and there’s no place better to do so than Fort Benning’s York Field.

Goodwill hosting major job fair for past and present military

If you are a veteran or currently serving in the military and need help finding a job, Goodwill has you covered!

Uptown Columbus announces Craft Beer Week, Beer and Wine Festival

Uptown Columbus is getting ready for their first-ever Craft Beer Week to lead into the Uptown Beer & Wine Festival.

Keeping kids safe: Local school districts warn of school bus dangers

With the sun setting earlier now schools warn drivers to be extra alert for children walking near bus stops

Share Your Thanks By Giving

We need your help this holiday season to restock our local food banks. You can make a difference by dropping off non-perishable food items at convenient local retailers.