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Man pleads guilty, sentenced in crash that killed Carver High baseball coach in 2016  WTVM

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The man accused of killing a high school baseball coach in a vehicle collision in Columbus pleaded guilty to multiple charges in ...



‘He’s a dual-threat kid.’ Sophomore QB leads Carver to Heritage Bowl win over Spencer.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Carver HS sophomore QB Devin “D.J.” Riles lead the Tigers to a 2019 Heritage Bowl football win over rival Spencer High School in Columbus, Georgia.



Suspect pleads in police-chase wreck that killed Carver coach  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

William Cross, 23, pleaded guilty to killing a Carver High School coach after a police chase in Columbus, GA, in 2016. David Pollard was out buying school ...



Carver High student surprised with scholarship at school  WTVM

Maya Allen was selected as this year's winner of the James Henry and Gladys Manning Smith Scholarship.



Who was Chattahoochee’s top player in 2nd week of high school football? Vote now.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Vote for high school football player of the week among Columbus, Georgia area schools. Nominees include Central, Harris County, Carver and Glenwood ...



Carver High School basketball teams celebrate state championship wins  WTVM

The Carver High girls and boys teams won the state championship Friday, March 9 in Macon, Georgia.



Carver High School boys and girls sweep basketball state championships in GA  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Friday was the biggest day in history for the Carver Tigers basketball program, as both teams brought home the big trophy at the ...



Carver High victory parade will be held March 17 at 2PM  WRBL

Sunday March 17, Columbus's George Washington Carver High School's Boys and Girls Basketball teams will celebrate their victories in the state championship ...



Columbus native appears in movie, returns to Carver High School  WTVM

A Columbus native is coming home. Following his debut in a major movie, Erskine Alexander says he wants to share his story and encourage area youth.



Trial date set for man accused of crash that killed Carver High coach  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing a high school baseball coach in a collision following a police chase in ...



Carver High School’s fine arts and theater program hosts workshop for monologue competition  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Carver High School's fine arts and theater program hosted a workshop to prepare high school students for a monologue competition.



Celebrate with Carver basketball state championship teams this weekend in Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

They made Columbus sports history last week. Sunday, folks can celebrate with them. The Carver High School boys and girls basketball teams, which won the ...



Graduation schedule released for Muscogee County School District  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Students in the Muscogee County School District are anticipating the end of the school year and one group of those students is ...



Carver High Student wins gold at 3X3 U18 World Cup in Mongolia  WTVM

The USA Women's team beat out competitor New Zealand in a 19-13 victory Friday at the final World Cup game in Ulaanbaatar.



Both of Carver’s basketball teams will play for state titles — and could make history  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Carver High School boys and girls basketball teams will play this week in the Georgia High School Association 2019 Class AAAA state championship ...



GW Carver basketball player wins gold medal at the FIBA 3X3 U18 World Cup in Mongolia.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Olivia Cochran, a student and basketball player at G.W. Carver High School in Columbus, Georgia was a member of the USA women's 3x3 U18 World Cup ...



This Columbus teen is now a gold medalist for Team USA after World Cup victory  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

She didn't start playing on a basketball team until middle school, but six years later, Carver High School rising senior Olivia Cochran is an international gold ...



The GW Carver High School boys basketball team beat Cartersville 72-47 Wednesday, advancing to the GHSA Class AAAA state basketball tournament semifinals.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The G. W. Carver High School boys basketball team beat Cartersville 72-47 Wednesday, advancing to the GHSA Class AAAA state basketball tournament ...



Carver girls play in Final Four for third straight year. Here’s the semifinal result.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In their third straight strip to the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA girls basketball Final Four, the Carver Tigers showed they continue to be favored ...



2019 valedictorians and salutatorians across Columbus announced  WTVM

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Thousands of students in the Muscogee County School District will cross the graduation stage and move their tassels this week, but ...



Former Carver High School Head Coach Dell McGee Promoted to Assistant Head Coach at UGA  WLTZ 38 NBC

Dell McGee was named Assistant Head Coach in March of 2018 after two seasons as an assistant coach, overseeing running backs. McGee was part of a 2017 ...



Carver High School alumni class gives back to seniors in need  WTVM

Carver High School's graduating class of 1982 presented 4 students with a check to help pay for their senior dues Wednesday morning.



The Lady Tigers fro GW Carver High School in Columbus defeated Cross Creek 76-36 Thursday night to advance to the next round of the Georgia High School Athletic Association's state basketball tournament | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Lady Tigers from G.W. Carver High School in Columbus defeated Cross Creek 76-36 Thursday night to advance to the next round of the Georgia High ...



'Coming home': Carver's Jaykwon Walton signs with Georgia  Montgomery Advertiser

G.W. Carver guard Jaykwon Walton will return to his home state to play college ball with the Georgia Bulldogs.



Carver High School hires new football coach  Ledger-Enquirer

Muscogee County Schools director of athletics Jeff Battles confirmed Thursday that Dougherty's Corey Joyner will be the new head coach at Carver.



Undefeated team leads Columbus area schools into state basketball playoffs  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Carver High School girls lead the Columbus area teams that qualified for the 2019 state playoffs. They are undefeated (27-0) and No. 2 in the Georgia High ...



Local father says Carver High School student set his daughter’s hair on fire  WRBL

A local father demands discipline after he says his daughter came home from school Monday with one side of her hair burned off.



3 Columbus area basketball teams advance to one of the 2019 GHSA Final Fours  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Georgia High School Association 2019 boys and girls basketball state tournaments have reached their Final Fours. Three of those teams are from the ...



These 5 Columbus area teams still have a chance to win a 2019 state basketball title  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Five teams in the Columbus area are still vying for a state championship as the Georgia and Alabama boys and girls basketball 2019 state tournaments whittle ...



Summer feeding programs across the Chattahoochee Valley  WTVM

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - For many children, school meals are the only complete and nutritious meals they eat, and in the summer, they go without.



USA softball, Kmart, school start times and other Columbus news you may have missed  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

USA Softball returns to Columbus, Georgia more than two decades after winning a gold medal here. Former K-Mart location on Macon Road gets a new tenant, ...



MCSD schools participating in free lunch and breakfast program  WTVM

The program allows school districts to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled CEP locations without collecting household applications.



Ledger-Enquirer announces 2019 All-Bi-City girls basketball team, player, coaches of year  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the Ledger-Enquirer's 2019 All-Bi-City girls basketball team and coach of the year. Congratulations to Olivia Cochran, Anson Hundley and Fran ...



Why Carver basketball star Cochran chose this ACC school as her college destination  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Olivia Cochran, who led Carver to a state title and led Team USA in scoring during the 3x3 World Cup, committed to Louisville over the weekend. Here is why ...



The 2019 Teacher of the Year in Muscogee County will be one of these 10 semifinalists  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the 10 2019 Teacher of the Year semifinalists for Muscogee County School District in Columbus Ga. They were selected among the applications from ...



Carver High teacher selected as finalist for 2019 Georgia Teacher of the year  WTVM

The Muscogee County School District has announced its finalist for the 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year.



After a life and career of ups and down, basketball star running local camp  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

After great careers in Phenix City and at Auburn, a now older and more experience Mike Jones has returned home to help other young men by running his ...



Carver Guard Ja'Nya Love-Hill's Rollercoaster of a Recruiting Process  WLTZ 38 NBC

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2 arrested in fatal shooting of Carver High School graduate  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police have arrested two people in the shooting death of a Carver High School graduate on Farr Road in July.



First Columbus teen to attain this national office started his path with a failure  Ledger-Enquirer

Alexander King, a Carver High School senior, who became the national president of the Technology Student Association this past summer, the first Columbus ...



Classes start at new George Washington Carver High School  WTVM

Monday was a big day for schools throughout Muscogee County as students flooded hallways for the first day of school.



Muscogee County high school declared ‘DRUMLine Live Band of the Year’  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In an online voting contest among drumlines from three Muscogee County high schools, the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts and Drum Corp. International ...



‘She ain’t got to suffer no more’: Mourners remember Columbus teen allegedly killed by ex  Ledger-Enquirer

Mourners packed the chapel Sunday at the funeral of Destinee Virgin, an 18-year-old who reportedly was running away from her ex-boyfriend amid midtown ...



Columbus police charge suspect with murder in shooting off Rigdon Road  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Police in Columbus, Ga., have charged a suspect, 21, with fatally shooting a 20-year-old man in the city's central midtown area.



A Columbus cop recently saved first life with this new overdose remedy  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus, Ga., police officer issued a dose of the Narcan overdose remedy used it to save a man's life after being called to a local motel. PORCH Project is ...



New Carver High School opens its doors  WTVM

Students and faculty have been waiting for a new Carver High School for the last eight years, and they finally got a look at what millions of taxpayer dollars ...



Carver High School graduate returns as surgeon at St. Francis Hospital  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tamara Huff has joined St. Francis Orthpeedic Institute.



Can you help this Columbus man get a unique coin back to a World War II vet’s family?  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

James Temples from Columbus, Georgia wants to get a challenge coin back to Eric G. Gibson, a Swedish-born immigrant who grew up in Chicago and died ...



From fireworks to Lady Antebellum, here’s how to celebrate July 4 in the Chattahoochee  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

We've made a list of the biggest 4th of July events and fireworks shows for families and kids of all ages to enjoy. The Independence Day list includes events in ...



Bond set for man charged in police-chase crash that killed Carver High coach  Ledger-Enquirer

William Cross' attorney did not claim his client was innocent. In a bond hearing Tuesday for the man accused of killing Carver High School baseball coach David ...



Suspect in 2018 MLK Grocery killing pleads not guilty. Evidence ‘weak at best,’ attorney says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A 33-year-old accused of shooting and killing a man in the parking lot of MLK Grocery pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning. Joseph Taylor, 33, was quiet ...



NFL player, Columbus native hosts ‘Cars and Coffee’ event for mental health awareness  WTVM

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A Columbus native who has made his way to the big leagues in football is returning to his hometown to help raise awareness for ...



CSU News | CSU Announces Winners of 8th Annual Business Plan Competition  Colombus State News

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Columbus State University's Turner College of Business recently awarded three aspiring entrepreneurs with funding to launch their own ...



These Columbus-area schools have free summer meals for kids. Here’s more.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus, Georgia children can eat meals for free at local schools in June and July through the federal Seamless Summer Option program. Here are the dates, ...



Downtown Columbus mourning the loss of Jerry, beloved homeless man who had ‘full life’  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A celebration of life for a man beloved by the downtown community will be held Monday at Uptown Columbus. The event will honor the life of Jerry Mercer, who ...



What will it take to get Springer Opera House back to normal after flood? Millions.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

It will cost $2 million to repair damages caused by flood, 40 inches of water in Springer Opera House, a theatre in Columbus, Georgia.



‘No difference.’ Columbus fast-food worker with Down syndrome celebrates 30 years on the job.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Man with down syndrome celebrates 30 years at a Columbus, Georgia Burger King. The company has 46 special-needs including 11 in Columbus. The most ...



Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year Finalist: Diamond Williams  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - We've been profiling the eight finalists for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley Youth of the Year, being awarded ...



Medical marijuana, storm damage and pecans. A recap of last week in Columbus.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here's a recap of news you may have missed in Columbus, Georgia last week. Rain, a new medical marijuana bill, a new national pecan king and the renaming ...



Carver's High School Football Team Has A New Head Coach  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share this story: Facebook · Twitter · Linkedin · Pinterest · Tumblr. Corey Joyner is the new head football coach at Carver High School.



School principal changes coming to Muscogee, Harris counties with proposed plan  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Muscogee County School District superintendent David Lewis recommends to the school board several leadership changes. And in Harris County an assistant ...



Five men charged in 2016 Deonn Carter slaying. Three won’t go to trial.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Three of the five men accused of fatally shooting Deonn Carter, a popular Columbus, GA, autistic man, have pleaded to other charges as two go to trial.



Drag Queen story time, free music and more at Columbus LGBT pride festival  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Music, pageant, Drag Queen story time and other events are lined up for the Columbus, Georgia 2019 LGBT Pride Festival. The pride festival starts May 31 and ...



These spots are where locals like to take people visiting Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus is home to plenty of unique places. The Ledger-Enquirer asked locals in a survey to tell us the best places in the city to take out-of-town guests.



Will a new sales tax for Government Center repairs mean less money for local schools?  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus Council and Muscogee County School District could be at odds in 2020 as an ESPLOST expires. Council intends to fund new Government Center ...



A 9-year-old child was shot in Columbus. A teen, 14, has been arrested, police say  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Police in Columbus, Georgia have arrested a 14-year-old teen boy for allegedly shooting a 9-year-old child on Andrea Drive. The child was taken to an Atlanta ...



Columbus folks to star in next episode of HGTV reality series ‘House Hunters’  Ledger-Enquirer

The next episode of the HGTV reality series “House Hunters” will feature folks familiar to Columbus area viewers. Premiering at 9 p.m. EST Tuesday, the ...



One-On-One With Gold Medalist Laura Berg  WRBL

Columbus, Georgia – 23 years ago softball was an Olympic sport for the first time. Columbus was the site for the first Olympic Tournament and Team USA ...



Shooting victim’s ankle monitor helped catch alleged killer, Columbus detective says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Already charged in one Columbus, Ga., homicide, Curtis Williams now stands accused of fatally shooting a key witness in a gangster's murder trial.



Coming to Carver Was A Life Changing Decision for Corey Joyner and His Family  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share this story: Facebook · Twitter · Linkedin · Pinterest · Tumblr. For Carver Head Football Coach Corey Joyner, the beginning of 2018 was ...



Live scores from this weekend’s Chattahoochee Valley high school football games  Ledger-Enquirer

Find live local high school football coverage for all Chattahoochee Valley games including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected with ...



Funeral arrangements for 15-year-old Carver HS student Antwon Whitehead  WTVM

The funeral for Antwon Whitehead will take place at Carver High School this Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. There will also be a viewing on Friday, ...



Police charge man in 2017 Columbus shooting death  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Columbus, Georgia, Police Department charged Curtis Williams III Friday in connection with a 2017 homicide. Steve Phillips Jr. was shot in the head.



No break in the brotherhood: 2007 Carver title team maintains tight bond  Ledger-Enquirer

For former Carver High School quarterback DeRon Furr, “brotherhood” is the perfect word to describe the Tigers team in 2007.



White supremacist group’s flyers posted at Jewish temple in Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Two masked men posted flyers promoting the national white supremacist group Patriot Front at a Jewish temple in Columbus, Ga.



Heatwave runners dash through heat  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Runners will battle the heat over a five mile course Saturday morning during the Big Dog Heatwave 5 Miler run in Columbus, Georgia.



This Columbus couple wants to be the ‘Starbucks’ of CBD. Here’s how they’re doing it.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Pamala and Thomas Connor will soon own five Your CBD stores in east Alabama and Columbus. They sell CBD in many forms including CBD oil.



Carver High crowns a different kind of homecoming king  WLTZ 38 NBC

Columbus, GA – In high school the homecoming king is usually the big man on campus, or an athlete. This past weekend, Carver High School crowned their ...



Columbus women who called cabbie killed in robbery faces judge for sentencing  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Jasmine Monique Thomas was charged with murder for calling a cab on her cell phone. That's because the driver of the cab she called wound up dead, shot in ...



Beloved Dinglewood chili chef dies. ‘Lieutenant’ will hug her in heaven, customer says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Former chili cook and manager at Dinglewood Pharmacy in Columbus, Georgia died from complications following a stroke. Earnestine King did at the age of 61.



Two men charged in deadly shooting of Carver High graduate released on bond  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The men charged in the death of the 18-year-old Carver High graduate who was shot on Farr Road on July 14 were released from Muscogee County Jail after ...



‘I could not protect Deonn this one time,’ Carter’s mother says at killer’s sentencing  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Man convicted for felony murder in fatal shooting of Deonn Carter was sentenced to life in prison. Carter has autism and popular among public safety workers ...



Suspects in 5 Corner Lotto killing also face charges in multiple armed robberies around city  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A jury in the trial of two Columbus, Georgia men charged in a fatal shooting during a failed 5 Corner Lotto store robbery saw video of a father and son shot by ...



Ledger-Enquirer announces 2019 All-Bi-City boys basketball team, player, coach of year  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the Ledger-Enquirer's 2019 All-Bi-City boys basketball team and coach of the year. Congratulations to A.J. Watts and Warren Beaulah.



And the winner is: Muscogee County School District 2019 Teacher of the Year announced  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Dacia Irvin, Baker Middle School, was announced as the 2019 Muscogee County Teacher of the Year on April 25 during the Muscogee Educational Excellence ...



Accident or murder? Jury will decide if Columbus man meant to kill disabled stepson  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A jury will decide if Daniel Kennedy from Columbus, Georgia intentionally killed his disabled stepson. He was arguing with his wife when he fatally shot his ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Midtown Schools Make List  Midtown, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Midtown, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...



Was it self-defense? Columbus jury to decide motorcyclist’s fate in fatal slashing  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Is this a “stand your ground” case? A motorcyclist who admitted to slashing a man's throat in a face-off with his child on his vehicle says he acted in self-defense ...



23 years ago, USA won Olympic gold. Now, international softball returns to Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The USA Women's National Softball team is returning to Columbus, Georgia, more than two decades after they won Olympic gold in 1996. They'll be here for ...



‘You going to get pumped,’ woman told man before he was shot to death, Columbus cop says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A dispute over showing proper respect apparently is what led to the 2018 fatal shooting of Rashard Williams, a Columbus police detective testified Friday, ...



Police chased stolen car used in Deonn Carter slaying day before shooting, officer says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus police almost caught four men in a stolen Nissan pickup the day before the truck was used in the fatal 2016 shooting of 31-year-old Deonn Rashod ...



No more overdue fines. Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ new policy to be first in Georgia.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Chattahoochee Valley Libraries will be the first public library system in Georgia to stop fining its borrowers for overdue items when the new policy goes into ...



Columbus man sentenced for ‘horrible mistake’ in 2016 that killed his best friend  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Derrick Ingram and Kevin Foy were best friends since high school and joined the Navy together before a 1-car crash in 2016 killed Foy and left Ingram charged ...



Final lesson: Piano teacher ends 65 years of sharing her love of music in Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

As she waited in her midtown home for the students to arrive at her final lesson in Columbus, Ila Berenson talked about the end of her 65-year piano teaching ...



Columbus averages five drownings a year. Authorities want to cut that number to zero.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus has averaged five drownings a year since 2014. Officials are aiming to have none at all. “We would certainly like to get that number down to zero,” ...



Carver High School's taking shape, construction on schedule  WTVM

In just about eight months the students that attend Carver High school will have a brand new school. It is said to be one of the most technologically advanced ...



Trial begins for Columbus teens accused of murder, stealing cars in Christmas crime spree  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Three Columbus teens are on trial for multiple felonies in a nine-day December 2017 crime spree that involved stealing cars and fatally shooting a homeowner ...



City truck driver, 72, charged in fatal crash Jan. 31 on River Road, police say  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A truck driver for the Columbus Consolidated Government has been charged in the fatal Jan. 31 crash on River Road that left a Fortson man dead, police said ...



Columbus Council votes to remove Civic Center director  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus Council voted Tuesday to allow City Manager Isaiah Hugley to remove Civic Center Director Jon Dorman from his position. Dorman was appointed by ...



Former UGA All-America linebacker joins football support staff  DawgNation

One of UGA's all-time best linebackers is returning to the Bulldogs to help coach the defense. Jones who earned All-America honors at UGA in 2012, was listed ...



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