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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.



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 ...



Carver Tigers Receive Championship Rings  WRBL

Columbus, GA - The Carver Tigers Boys and Girls basketabll teams earned the right to call themselves the best in the state after both squads captured the Class ...



Here are the winners and runner-ups of the 2019 Page One awards  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Congratulations to all of this year's nominees for the Page One awards, hosted by the Ledger-Enquirer. Here are all of the winners, runner-ups and their high ...



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



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 ...



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 ...



MCSD observes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week  WTVM

Organizers say they hope this will reduce the stigma associated with mental health and let kids know that there is support available if they need it.



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 Boys defeat Howard, advance to next round of state basketball tournament  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Tigers from G.W. Carver High School in Columbus defeated Howard 76-49 Thursday night to advance to the next round of the Georgia High School Athletic ...



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.



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 ...



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.



HEALTH WATCH: Suicide was third leading cause of death among students in Georgia in 2018  WRBL

Of the 11573 students surveyed in Georgia, 644 said they had attempted suicide.



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Muscogee County CTAE names Students of the Year  WTVM

Amiya Wright of Carver High School won the top prize. Aidan Parsons of Northside High and Shaw High School's William Evans were first and second runner ...



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 ...



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

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). For Carver Head Football ...



‘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 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.



Week 6 Game of the Week: Carver vs. Columbus  WTVM

The game of the week for Sports Overtime Week 6 is Carver versus vs. Columbus.



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 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.



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 ...



Carver Girls & Boys Basketball Teams Heading to the Elite Eight  WLTZ 38 NBC

Last night the Carver girls basketball team punched their ticket to the elite eight with a convincing 76-36 win over Cross Creek. This will be the Lady Tigers third ...



When doctors take on lawyers in Columbus hoops game, people who need help will win  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Doctors v. Lawyers basketball game April 6 is put on by Fountain City Bar Association, a historically African-American legal association in the Columbus ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Four days in Columbus, Georgia, home of Louisville quarterback Jawon Pass.



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.



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 ...



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.



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

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). Corey Joyner is the new head ...



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

A Fortson, Ga., man is dead after his vehicle collided with a city truck on River Road near Willett Drive, authorities said. James Gibson, 63, was pronounced dead ...



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

Tamara Huff has joined St. Francis Orthpeedic Institute.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Carver High replaces head football coach  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Carver High School has a new head football coach – its fourth in the past year. Defensive coordinator Calvin Arnold is the replacement for Dre'Mail King, ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



City truck pulled into path of man in fatal River Road crash, police say  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The driver of a city vehicle pulled from a driveway on Jan. 31 before it collided with a Fortson man's Mercedes Benz on River Road, Columbus police said in a ...



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

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A 72-year-old public works driver was arrested Friday morning in connection to a fatal accident on River Road and Willett Drive on ...



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, ...



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.



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 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 ...



‘There are inequities that need to be addressed’  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The morning after being named the 2016 Teacher of the Year in the Muscogee County School District, Stefan Lawrence had more than 100 text messages on ...



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 ...



Carver-Spencer football matchup is more family than rivalry  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The football contest at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium has spanned five decades but some fans are reluctant to call the game a rivalry because some children ...



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 ...



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 ...



George Washington Carver Class of 1952 | News  The Union-Recorder

Pictured are classmates at the George Washington Carver High School 25th year class reunion, summer 1977. Photo submitted by Carmell Walker Dupree.



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.



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 ...



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.



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

The men charged in the July 14, 2017, shooting death of 18-year-old Richard Cummings Jr. have been released from the Muscogee County Jail after posting ...



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 ...



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 superintendent's performance in response to the Ledger-Enquirer's ...



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

Muscogee County School District construction director Bobby Hecht is retiring. Including his time as an architect with the Columbus firm now called Hecht ...



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? This year's results are here. MCSD inspectors use a ...



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 ...



Columbus police charge teen in death of ex-girlfriend he allegedly kidnapped before  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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Richard Reese  WRBL

WRBL Staff - COLUMBUS, Ga. - Our MEA Federal Credit Union Golden Apple Award winner comes to us from George Washington Carver High School.



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.



Muscogee County high school graduation schedule released  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

High school graduations in the Muscogee County School District are May 25, 26 and 27 at the Columbus Civic Center.



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.



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 ...



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

Some students in the Muscogee County School district may find themselves at another school.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bulldogs ink Edwards, Brown to secure Top-10 class  SicEmDawgs.com

UGA basketball cemented a top-10 recruiting class as five-star guard Anthony Edwards and four-star small forward Christian Brown both signed today.



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.



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.



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.



His ‘entire life was volunteering.’ Mentor for local Boy Scouts, Special Olympics dies.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

More than 100 Boy Scouts in the Chattahoochee Council became an Eagle Scout under Fred Sieg, and countless Special Olympics athletes benefited from his ...



Report: Carver alum Mekhi Brown transfers from Alabama  Ledger-Enquirer

Alabama linebacker and Carver High School alum Mekhi Brown has transferred to Tennessee State, according to a report by The Tennessean.



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 ...



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

Richard V. Cummings Jr. was pronounced dead at 11:57 p.m. of a gunshot wound to the chest in the emergency room at Midtown Medical Center.



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