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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 ...

City truck driver arrested, charged in fatal accident on River Rd. in Columbus  WTVM

The driver of a city truck involved in a fatal accident on River Rd. in Columbus on Jan. 31 has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

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 ...

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.

Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Amiya Cook  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley will soon announce their Youth of the Year, the non-profit's highest honor.

Carver High in Columbus hosts annual Cuts for Christmas in remembrance of late baseball coach  WTVM

It all started with an idea from their late baseball coach, David Pollard, who was killed in a tragic car accident in April 2016.

And the nominees for the 2019 Muscogee County Teacher of the Year award are . . .  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation on Wednesday announced the nominees for the Muscogee County School District 2019 Teacher of the Year ...

Fortson man dies after crash with city vehicle on River Road, coroner says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

James Gibson, 63, was pronounced dead at 9:31 a.m. Thursday of blunt force trauma in the emergency room of Piedmont Columbus Regional's midtown ...

Boys and Girls Club of the Chattahoochee Valley names 2019 Youth of the Year  WTVM

For the past few weeks, News Leader 9 has profiled eight impressive finalists.

Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Lovely Foster  WTVM

As the Boys and Girls Club of the Chattahoochee Valley will soon announce their Youth of the Year, we're getting to know the 8 finalists, including Lovely Foster ...

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

His path to becoming the first Columbus teen elected as a national president of a career and technology student organization started with what some would call ...

Mother of teen killed on Macon Road starting non-profit to raise awareness of domestic violence  WTVM

18-Year-Old Destinee Virgin was shot and killed on Macon road in September of last year.17-year-old Markel Ervin was charged with her murder.

Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Demetria Floyd  WTVM

Demetria Floyd calls herself outgoing and funny. She's an 11th grader at Carver High School and founder of a dance group called “Ladies of Integrity”

Corey Joyner era begins at Carver  WRBL

Columbus, Ga. -- Carver High School is still one of the signature programs in the Chattahoochee Valley. The Tigers have won 11 region titles and in 2007 they ...

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

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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 ...

Men accused of selling Carver-Spencer T-shirts without permission from schools  Ledger-Enquirer

Antonio Goodman, 35, and Dwayne Mitchell, 53, both of Columbus were each charged with operating without a business license and selling counterfeit goods ...

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.

‘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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Family and friends gather to remember 18-year-old Columbus murder victim  WTVM

A vigil was held Monday night for an 18--year-old killed in Columbus over the weekend.

Former MCSD Teacher of the Year moving out of classroom. Here’s where and why.  Ledger-Enquirer

Stefan Lawrence has been an English teacher at Carver High School for his entire eight-year career. He is the Muscogee County School District's 2016 Teacher ...

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

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He shared his skills online. Now he’s the first Carver student to sign a soccer scholarship.  Ledger-Enquirer

Deontae Golden accomplished a milestone at Carver, becoming the first Tiger to ever sign a soccer scholarship. He will attend Penn State Beaver.

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

The next episode of the HGTV reality television series “House Hunters” will feature a Columbus native whose father is a member of the Chattahoochee Valley ...

SLIDESHOW: MCSD announces its valedictorians and salutatorians  WTVM

The Muscogee County graduations will begin on Tuesday, May 22 and the valedictorians and salutatorians have been named for each high school.

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

Tamara Huff has joined St. Francis Orthpeedic Institute.

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.

Two men charged in fatal shooting of Carver High graduate  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Two men were charged in the death of 18-year-old Richard Cummings Jr. , a former Carver High linebacker who was shot July 14, 2017, on Farr Road in ...

MCSD releases high school graduation schedule  WRBL

The Muscogee County School District has released the high school graduation schedule for the 2017-2018 school year.

'Puma' is Louisville's new quarterback. He's fierce and ready to pounce  Courier Journal

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Three dozen members of Spirit Filled Ministries sat at round tables in a room surrounded by stained-glass windows, each with a dove at its ...

Muscogee County principal being transferred to another school  Ledger-Enquirer

Along with the three new principals the Muscogee County School Board approved Monday night, notice of a principal being transferred is listed in the personnel ...

Carver High replaces head football coach  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Defensive coordinator Calvin Arnold replaced Dre'Mail King, principal Chris Lindsey confirmed Friday. Lindsey said the change was a “mutual departure” but ...

Twins had big dreams — but those plans were shattered after brother killed in Easter shooting  Ledger-Enquirer

Twin brothers Eric and Alec Spencer dreamed of making it big one day. That's before Alec died Easter Sunday in a nightclub shooting in Columbus, Georgia.

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

William Cross faces a range of charges that include felony murder for killing Coach David Pollard while committing multiple felonies such as car theft. He had ...

Columbus teen takes prestigious step toward career goal -- and breaking a stereotype  Ledger-Enquirer

Darian Holcomb, a rising senior at Kendrick High School, was selected to participate in the EAA Advanced Air Academy Camp in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July ...

Calvin Arnold will not return as Carver head football coach  Ledger-Enquirer

Calvin Arnold confirmed Thursday that he will not return as Carver High School's head football coach. The Tigers finished 2017 with a 3-8 record in Arnold's lone ...

Car crash claims the life of Carver High School Coach  WRBL

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A three car collision took the life of a Carver High School baseball coach. Columbus Police say the driver of a stolen silver Audi ran a red light ...

Markel Ervin charged with murder in Destinee Virgin's death  Ledger-Enquirer

Seventeen-year-old Markel Andrew Ervin has been charged with murder in Saturday's fatal shooting of former girlfriend Destinee Virgin, police said Monday.

Funeral set for 18-year-old whose ex-boyfriend allegedly gunned her down on Macon Road  Ledger-Enquirer

Funeral and visitation plans have been announced in the wake of the murdered 18-year-old who reportedly was running away from her ex-boyfriend amid ...

Carver High teacher honored as district’s best  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Stefan Lawrence of Carver High School is the 2016 Teacher of the Year in the Muscogee County School District.

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 ...

NFL player, Columbus native lands endorsement deal after controversial touchdown celebration  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A professional football player and Columbus native turned a controversy into a commercial endorsement. After a recent touchdown ...

Georgia Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart explains new role for assistant coach Dell McGee  The Telegraph

Georgia Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart spoke about assistant coach Dell McGee. Smart applauded the approach of McGee, who enters his third season on the ...

Carver high baseball coach raises funds for major renovations  WTVM

Major renovations for baseball facilities are on the wish list for G.W. Carver High School Varsity Baseball coach, Andy Hicks. Renovations on the list include new ...

NFL football player returns to Columbus to host fourth annual youth football camp  Ledger-Enquirer

New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell held his annual youth football camp in Columbus on Saturday. While thunder clapped in the background and rain ...

Who are the 2018 Columbus mayoral candidates?  WTVM

There are six candidates running for mayor in 2018. Here are some facts about the candidates.

MCSD board candidates grade superintendent’s performance. Here’s the report card.  Ledger-Enquirer

The 11 Muscogee County School Board candidates on the 2018 ballot have graded the performance of superintendent David Lewis in response to the ...

He helped design, construct prominent Columbus buildings. Turning 90, he retires again.  Ledger-Enquirer

Bobby Hecht has been involved in designing or constructing some of the most prominent buildings in Columbus for nearly seven decades, mostly with the ...

Which schools are cleanest, dirtiest in MCSD? Here are this year’s inspection scores.  Ledger-Enquirer

Which schools are the cleanest and which schools are the dirtiest in the Muscgoee County School District? The 2017-18 results are here. MCSD inspectors use ...

Who are the area’s next recruiting stars? Here are seven to watch.  Ledger-Enquirer

Now that stars like Justyn Ross and Caleb Johnson moving on, the recruiting focus will move to members of the Class of 2019. Here are seven to watch.

MCSD promotes 2016 Teacher of Year Stefan Lawrence | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Muscogee County School District 2016 Teacher of the Year Stefan Lawrence was promoted Monday night from English teacher at Carver High School to ...

You were promised a new football stadium for Muscogee students. It might not happen.  Ledger-Enquirer

In a February 2018 meeting, the committee overseeing the SPLOST Columbus voters approved in 2015 is generating less money than expected for the ...

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 ...

Meet Muscogee County School Board District 4 candidates  WTVM

The campaigns are heating up with a little less than a week until Election Day.

Carver principal Chris Lindsey suffers minor cuts in fight with rock-toting boy trying to enter the school  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

G.W. Carver High School principal Chris Lindsey suffered minor cuts Tuesday when an unidentified juvenile began to fight with Lindsey as the principal and ...

Sister describes her last moment with Carver High grad before he was killed  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The family of Richard Vaughn Cummings Jr. is seeking justice after he was shot and killed July 14, 2017, in a car in the 900 block of Farr Road in Columbus, ...

Muscogee school rezoning would affect these students; public forums announced  Ledger-Enquirer

More details have been released about the Muscogee County School District's proposal to reassign students to different schools, starting next school year.

Columbus boasts a Super Bowl roster of its own  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thirteen Columbus-area players have reached the Super Bowl at least once in their careers.

Counting down the Albany Area's Top 10 sports stories of 2018 — No. 7: Dougherty, Westover hire new football coaches  The Albany Herald

The Herald's sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, the Albany area's Top 10 sports stories from 2018. Today marks the No. 7 top sports story of the year.

Former Carver linebacker dies after shooting on Farr Road  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A former linebacker for the Carver High School Tigers is dead after he was shot late Friday in the back while sitting in a car on Farr Road, the Muscogee County ...

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 grad Josh Curry returns to sign with Arkansas State  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Former Carver defensive lineman Josh Curry translated a two-year stop at Arizona Western College into a scholarship with Arkansas State on National Signing ...

Muscogee County School Board rezoning plan could send 300 children to different schools  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Some students in the Muscogee County School District may find themselves at another school. Muscogee County School Board ...

NFL player, Columbus native to host football camp  WTVM

A Columbus native who has made his way into the NFL is making his way back to his roots.

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.

Historic Columbus Foundation spotlights black education history  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

As part of Black History Month, the Historic Columbus Foundation's monthly lunch-and-lecture session Thursday was a presentation about the history of black ...

Dre'Mail King out as Carver head football coach, Defensive coordinator Calvin Arnold in  WRBL

After just one season as the head coach football coach at Carver High School, Dre'Mail King will be replaced. King led the Tigers to a 7-5 record, and the second ...

Girlfriend charged in Columbus homicide needs mental health treatment, attorney says  Ledger-Enquirer

Yashicer Pritchett, 43, was to go before a judge Friday on the murder charge, but the public defender who was to represent her said Pritchett's family is going to ...

Former Carver standout Caldwell sprints into Hall of Fame  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Kenya “Sue” Walton Caldwell, who excelled on the track both locally at Carver High School and collegiately at the University of Tennessee, will be one of five ...

A Second Chance Works  WRBL

For years Charles Flowers was a fixture on the sidelines or in the dugout at Shaw High School.

High school football player says coach told him to eat marijuana  The Telegraph

Three Columbus, Ga., high school football players said a man identified in a sheriff's report as a coach instructed one of them to eat marijuana when the car he ...

Who is Jawon Pass? 5 things to know about Louisville’s QB  Saturday Down South

Heading into the Alabama-Louisville game, the biggest “quarterback” storyline centered around which Crimson Tide signal-caller would take the first snap.

NFL running back Isaiah Crowell returns home for football camp  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Cleveland Browns running back and Carver alum Isaiah Crowell returned to his hometown of Columbus on Saturday to host a youth football camp.

MCSD principal resigns, superintendent transfers local principal for replacement  Ledger-Enquirer

Jordan Vocational High School and Double Churches Middle School will have new principals next school year.

Dead silence: ‘Stocking Strangler’ says nothing, never opens his eyes during execution  Ledger-Enquirer

Carlton Gary had nothing to say. The convicted serial killer offered no famous last words, and never opened his eyes, before a lethal dose of pentobarbital sent ...

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 ...

Once-promising Carver, Georgia player Quintavius Harrow gets plea deal, second chance  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Quintavius Harrow had moments in the spotlight that outshined his current predicament: The once-promising Georgia Bulldog had a college scholarship and a ...

Foxie 105 hosts Spring Break Concert and Talent Show  WTVM

Many of those in the Chattahoochee Valley are taking a day out of their spring break by expressing their talents at the Foxie 105 Spring Break Concert and ...

Muscogee County high school graduation schedule released  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Catapult Academy will be the first school to have its graduation ceremony and Carver High School will be the last, according to a schedule released by the ...

Carver grad, NFL coach Tim Walton brings lessons back to their origin  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tim Walton returns to Columbus this week to conduct a free seminar at the CSU Lumpkin Center.

Family of Carver grad found dead at hotel frustrated with no-snitch culture  Ledger-Enquirer

Four days after a couple was found dead Friday night in a Columbus hotel, the 21-year-old woman's godfather is relying on his faith in God to cope with her ...

MCSD board member Naomi Buckner decides whether to seek re-election  Ledger-Enquirer

Naomi Buckner, the District 4 representative on the Muscogee County School Board, has decided whether she will seek re-election.

CSU announces graduation dates  WTVM

Columbus State University's Spring graduation has been announced.

And the nominees for MCSD 2018 Teacher of the Year are ...  Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announced the nominees for the Muscogee County School District 2018 Teacher of the Year award.

Honoring Danny Durham's Memory  WRBL

Hamilton, GA - On the eve of their season opener, Harris County High School's athletic director Danny Durham passed away from a heart attack. Members of ...

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, ...

Muscogee school bus catches fire while en route for maintenance  Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee County School District has received notification of a bus fire, which occurred this afternoon, while the bus was en route for scheduled ...

Carver High teen Antwon Whitehead, 15, dies after pickup basketball game at school  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A 15-year-old Columbus basketball player collapsed and died today after a pickup game at Carver High School, authorities said.

The ‘Stocking Strangler’ killer terrorized Columbus. Now he has an execution date — again  The Telegraph

The execution date for “Stocking Stranger” Carlton Gary, a convicted serial killer from Columbus, Georgia, has been scheduled for March 15, 2018.

Georgia assistant Dell McGee inherited a great room, but didn’t rest  Atlanta Journal Constitution

ATHENS – When Sony Michel came to the sideline after his fumble in the Rose Bowl, Georgia running backs coach Dell McGee was there to offer a word.

Woman told 911 she shot her boyfriend, police say. The family found his body the next day.  Ledger-Enquirer

The day before relatives found Tommy Marshall's body, Yashicer Pritchett called police to report she'd shot the boyfriend she'd been living with on Columbus' ...

Columbus Native Becomes One of Navy's Newest Assistant Chief Recruiters  WLTZ 38 NBC

Senior Chief Navy Counselor Astacha Jones of Columbus, Ga., assigned to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio has qualified to become one of the latest ...

Execution date set for ‘Stocking Strangler’ Carlton Gary  Ledger-Enquirer

Forty years after seven older women were raped and murdered in Columbus, convicted “Stocking Strangler” Carlton Michael Gary faces an execution date in the ...

SLIDESHOW: MCSD's high school Valedictorians and Salutatorians  WTVM

Muscogee County School District's high school graduations are underway and a list of their valedictorians and salutatorians has been released.

Here’s the 2017 Columbus area high school graduation schedule  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the dates, times and locations of the 2017 Columbus area high school graduation ceremonies.

Georgia Tech-Louisville: TV, online, radio information  Atlanta Journal Constitution

After a recovery game against Bowling Green of the Mid-American Conference on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium, Georgia Tech jumps back into the ACC fray ...

And the Muscogee County School District 2018 Teacher of the Year is ...  Ledger-Enquirer

In front of a sellout crowd Thursday night at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center, the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announced during its ...

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