Census deadline extended; one more week to complete 2020 census

Muscogee County is still below average with a 59.6% response rate just about two and half points below the statewide average, and residents have less than one week left to be counted.

‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy dies at 78

The Australian-born singer enjoyed a prolific career, with hits that included “I Don’t Know How To Love Him” from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Ain’t No Way To Treat a Lady,” “Delta Dawn,” “Angie Baby” and “You and Me Against the World.”
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  US to ship millions of tests in push to reopen K-12 schools

President Donald Trump plans to announce Monday that the federal government will begin distributing millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week and urging governors to use them to reopen schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Former Barbour County sheriff arrested by attorney general’s office

Auburn man indicted for capital murder of Officer William Buechner

Auburn neighborhood trick-or-treat moved to Oct. 30

  GOOD NEWS: WTVM/WXTX anchor Roslyn Giles’ brother recovers from COVID-19

  Absentee voting underway in Peach State with record number of GA voters expected to vote absentee

With just 36 days to go until Election Day, absentee voting for the is underway in the Peach State with some Georgia voters starting to receive their absentee ballots in the mail.
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  Bitter debate taunts overpower Trump’s, Biden’s visions

The debate will offer a massive platform for Trump and Biden to outline their starkly different visions for a country facing multiple crises, including racial justice protests and a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans and cost millions of jobs.

  Top U.S. agriculture leader tours Hurricane Sally damage in Alabama

  Auburn businesses discuss impact of first home game amid pandemic

  TESTIMONY: Guilty plea hearing for former police officer admitting to murdering his girlfriend

Fmr. Columbus police officer William Talley sentenced to life in prison

Lee Co. man receives over $2M bond on sex crimes charges against children, investigation continues

Opelika boy granted new camper from Make-a-Wish

  Homicide Unit investigating death of man found in his home on Munson Dr. in Columbus

  Opelika toddler ready to hit the road in brand new camper from Make-A-Wish

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Titans have NFL’s 1st COVID-19 outbreak; next game still on

The Tennessee Titans have shut down their facility until Saturday after eight positive virus tests, putting Sunday’s game vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in jeopardy.

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  First Auburn football game day looks very different amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Baseball is coming back in the Fountain City

After the historic Golden Park Stadium sat empty for 12 years, now the question is what the team name will be?

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  Overnight shooting on County Rd. 65 in Chambers Co. leaves one man dead

  One person seriously injured in early morning traffic accident on J.R. Allen Pkwy.

  First Auburn football game day looks very different amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Ga. Senators Perdue and Loeffler express support for nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Death investigation underway after Phenix City man shot in the head

A death investigation is underway in Phenix City after a man was shot in the head early Wednesday morning.
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  3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

Northern California’s wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already badly scorched region, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes in the dark of night.

  Auburn football fans tailgating at home amid coronavirus restrictions

  Auburn University prepares for a football season unlike any other

  Fort Benning eases up on restrictions from COVID-19

  Shots fired at Columbus deputy after attempted escape leads to two arrests