GUEST SEGMENT: 9th annual Paint the Town Pink

For the ninth year in a row, Paint the Town Pink is spreading awareness for breast cancer awareness across Uptown Columbus.

  Faith-based film to be produced in Columbus

Production on the film “Redeemed” is expected to begin in late November and last through the middle of December.

Several Chattahoochee Valley school systems recognized for farm to school programs

Several Chattahoochee Valley counties are being recognized for their programs to expose students to new foods.

Phenix City mayor raises funds through ball, hands out scholarships

The mayor of Phenix City is presenting scholarships to high school students on Oct. 16 with funds raised through his annual ball.

Annual Ft. Benning sniper competition kicks off for the eighteenth year

Over the course of the week, Fort Benning is hosting their annual sniper competition where soldiers from all over the world come to find out who the best team is.

Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive

Headquarter Nissan hosts annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the homeless community

Around 100 people played in Headquarter Nissan’s 4th annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Green Island Hills Country Club.

Compensation plan approved for MCSD bus drivers

Drivers will now receive referral bonuses, safe driving incentives, and uniforms. The district will also hire 12 additional bus monitors.

East Alabama Medical Center hosts evening of remembrance for pregnancy, infant loss

October 15 marks National Day of Remembrance for those who have suffered a loss whether it was a miscarriage or stillborn.

AL cotton farmers deal with loss of crops, profits after Michael

“It was going to be the best crop we’ve ever made since we’ve been growing," farmer Thomas Kirkland envisioned. Then came Michael.

  Section of Macon Rd. in Columbus reopens after police chase ends in accident

Macon Road near Dixon Drive is closed. According to police, the driver of the vehicle has been arrested.

Power restored in Opelika after wide-spread outage

A power outage is affecting several people and businesses in Opelika Monday evening.

President Trump visits GA after areas hit hard by Hurricane Michael

President Donald Trump and the First Lady arrived at Robins Air Force Base Monday as part of his busy schedule to visit spots hit the hardest by Hurricane Michael.

Georgia Peanut Festival canceled after Hurricane Michael hits SWGA

Officials have decided to cancel the Georgia Peanut Festival scheduled for this weekend as people continue to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Michael.

LaGrange takes in dogs from Albany following damage from Hurricane Michael

The City of LaGrange Animal Services with the help of the LaGrange-Troup County Humane Society is taking in several dogs from Albany after Hurricane Michael damaged the Albany Animal Shelter.

Tourists, locals react to googly eyes on Nathaniel Greene statue

Whoever put googly eyes on Nathaniel Greene’s statue in Johnson Square remains a mystery. But the City of Savannah, along with Savannah Police, say they are determined to find out who vandalized the historic monument.

Suspect wanted in LaGrange for burglary at a sporting goods store

The burglary happened Sept. 25 at the Camp Bait and Tackle located at 56 Vernon Ferry Road.

National Weather Service releases official damage survey of Sumter County after Hurricane Michael

The National Weather Service has released the official damage survey after Hurricane Michael swept through Sumter County.

Federal emergency declaration issued for SW Georgia

This opens up eligibility for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for all 29 counties in the 2nd Congressional District.

CPD investigating accident involving an overturned ambulance near 5th Ave.

Columbus police were on the scene of an accident involving an ambulance.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Exchange Club of Columbus prepares for Foot-Long Hot Dog Jamboree

The Foot-Long Hot Dog Jamboree sponsored by the Exchange Club of Columbus is underway.

President Trump to visit parts of GA to survey Hurricane Michael’s damage

President Trump will visit Georgia on Monday to survey the damage from Hurricane Michael.

Diverse Power restores power for thousands of residents; 1K+ still without power

Thousands of people were without power after Hurricane Michael ripped through the FL Panhandle and parts of Georgia.

VIDEO: Community leaders are considering a consolidation of schools in Chambers County

Chambers County is considering a plan that will change the future of education for students.

LaGrange Jungle Bus Book Drive underway

Join Troup County for the book drive that will benefit The Jungle Bus in LaGrange, GA.

Early voting for the state of Georgia begins

If you want to cast a ballot in the midterm elections, but will not be available to do so on election day, you can cast your vote early.

Opelika police investigating weekend shooting on North 16th Place

The Opelika Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that took place over the weekend.

Columbus Trade Center holds job fair for community members

Get your resumes ready because another job fair is coming to Columbus.

Superintendent of Phenix City schools named Alabama Superintendent of the Year

Randy Wilkes, the superintendent of Phenix City Schools, has been named Alabama’s Superintendent of the Year.

Columbus man arrested for child molestation, sodomy

The Columbus Police Department has taken a man accused of multiple sex crimes into custody.

Owners of popular Uptown Columbus bar will soon open Midtown restaurant

Jarfly is a new bar and restaurant that is set to open on Oct. 15.

New pizza restaurant opens its doors in Columbus

A new pizza restaurant is opening its doors for the first time today.

Phenix City women’s ministry hosts breast cancer awareness brunch

The women of Destiny Ministries hosted a breast cancer brunch over the weekend.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Two shot, one killed in early morning shooting on 25th Ave.

Columbus police are currently investigating an early morning shooting that claimed the life of one man.

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Customer appreciation block party highlights those battling cancer

Organizers at the Mel and Barbershop on Seale Road in Phenix City, Alabama is holding their annual customer appreciation block party for those in the community.

Top Stories on 9: Week in Review

Here are the top stories from the previous week in case you might have missed them.

Hundreds walk for a cure at the Junior Diabetes Walk in Columbus

Family and friends affected by Type One diabetes walked for a cure and treatments for those with the disease.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Columbus Fire and EMS working 3 separate vehicle accidents in local area

You might run into a few traffic delays as Columbus Police are working three separate vehicle accidents in the local area.