A new study by the Poynter Institute, a non-profit school for journalism and media research, shows that when it comes to who you trust to report the news, there is a cavernous divide between National News and Local News.
It was just a few weeks ago we told you about 19-year-old Corbin Simpson of Phenix City who donated a kidney to LaShonda Brown of Columbus, out of the goodness of his heart and the fact they were a perfect medical match.
This is teen dating violence awareness month. Sad isn't it, that such behavior even exists? Much less that it merits a month set aside to discuss it. Experts like Kyle Bair, Executive Director of the Sexual Assault
Occasionally, I like to share letters from viewers who have an opinion about one of my editorials. Barbara McNeil of Columbus wrote to me after an editorial supporting medical marijuana. Her granddaughter,
(WTVM) - If you think you're hearing about more fatal pedestrian accidents lately than ever before, it's because there has been a sharp increase in deadly vehicle-pedestrian incidents. One of the latest tragedies occurred on Buena Vista in Columbus, when a 30-year-old man was killed when a driver struck him late at night. That driver is now facing vehicular homicide charges. Georgia and Alabama are both in the top 13 of states with the fastest growing percentage of ...
It was the racist tweet heard 'round the world. Roseanne Barr apparently couldn't see or didn't care about the firestorm that would result from her bigoted tweet targeting an African-American former advisor to President Obama.
One winning candidate in the recent Georgia primary elections can ignore the fall campaign entirely because by winning the primary with 56 percent of the vote, he automatically becomes the next Mayor of Columbus.
The mentally-ill man who shot four dead in a Tennessee Waffle House was arrested outside the White House almost a year ago, questioned by the FBI and even had his weapons confiscated by a county sheriff.
If I had known how much learning to play a musical instrument could have made me smarter in math, enhanced my concentration and even my coordination, I would have paid more attention during my childhood piano lessons!
When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about private data breaches, he was asked if he would like to publicly disclose the hotel he was staying at and if he would share the names of everyone he messaged that week.
For the many Columbus detectives who investigated the infamous Carlton Gary "Stocking Strangler" case, his execution last week, after thirty years of appeals, finally brought closure to them and his victims' families.
Our area's biggest school districts, including Muscogee County School District in Georgia, Russell and Lee County School Districts in Alabama, and the Auburn and Opelika City School Districts are all taking potential threats to student safety seriously.
Concern - and some evidence - has been growing for a while, that too much screen time online for kids, on smartphones, tablets and laptops could be harmful to their social and intellectual development.
Our lives were barely touched by Hurricane Maria in September – some strong winds and rain but nothing more. However, in Puerto Rico, Maria was a catastrophe, especially for the power grid on that island.
Church shootings like the devastating ones in Charleston and Texas have captured the attention of pastors here in West Georgia and East Alabama. Worshipers are becoming more pro-active in arming themselves to protect the faithful.
Back in 1948, when the Reverend Billy Graham started traveling the country as a famous evangelist, he decided he would always avoid situations that would put him at risk of compromise, such as being alone with a woman who was not his wife.
The United Way makes sure the agencies that receive your dollars, your contributions, thanks to your generosity- are well run and that they make the most of the money they receive. The United Way funded agencies make good things happen because The United Way works.
Most people know that virtually every action we take online can be tracked and traced back to us. Nevertheless, some people persist in trying to use the internet for nefarious purposes like soliciting sex with minors.
As we get deeper into November and closer to Thanksgiving, we're reminded to be thankful for all the abundance around us. That's why WTVM is again partnering with "Feeding the Valley" for a food drive we call "Share Your Thanks By Giving".