Coming up this Friday, Georgia’s Republican party is kicking off, making its way to the Fountain City for the annual GOP convention. Thousands of Peach State delegates and alternates will be in Columbus... plus a handful of high profile politicians, including former president/ 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump.
“I guess it’s almost like having a house party, it’s like all your friends get together and do something cool. It’s like showing people, ‘hey, we do stuff, we make things’”, says one artist featured in the show.
It has been over a month since severe flooding came through Chambers County, affecting bridges and pipes and closing down several county roads. This halts the 10-year transportation plan to fix county roads that need attention.
Downtown Auburn is booming, with new businesses coming to the Plains. Four restaurants and a popular donut shop recently closed down last year, making room for new establishments to open, and many residents are ready to see what downtown will offer.
The Sheriff’s Office in Tallapoosa County is currently investigating several vehicle burglaries that recently took place in Dadeville, AL. They are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying the suspects.
A 20-year military veteran describes the shooting scene at an East Columbus park last night--like being in Iraq. It all started as a water balloon fight among children and quickly turned to panic and chaos, and with all the gunfire, some say it’s amazing only one person was shot, a 16-year-old.