Here's What WTVM News Leader 9 Is Working On

By Kirsten Gladen - email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Here's what we're working on in the News Leader 9 newsroom:

Two local year-round elementary schools are back from a four-week break and hitting the books. Reporter Taylor Barnhill has administration and student reaction at 5PM.

Russell County is applying for state stimulus funds to combat homelessness. Find out how the funds will help local homeless resource centers and Phenix City. Reporter Greg Funderburg has the latest details at 5PM.

Alabama state troopers are scaling back in Chambers County Alabama to patrol more rural county roads. East Alabama reporter Elizabeth White has details in the 6PM newscast.