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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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 student wins Beats headphones following GEAR UP Georgia prize drawing  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Carver High School student won a prize from GEAR Up Georgia on Monday. Mikayla Nelson won a pair of Beats headphones.

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 ...

‘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 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.

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

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

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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 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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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. It was a unique situation for ...

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 ...

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

Tamara Huff has joined St. Francis Orthpeedic Institute.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Who are the 2018 Columbus mayoral candidates?  WTVM

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Report: Carver football coach tells student to eat marijuana  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Meet Muscogee County School Board District 4 candidates  WTVM

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Carver grad Mekhi Brown bounces back after penalty, scrum on sideline  Ledger-Enquirer

Carver High grad and University of Alabama freshman player Mekhi Brown was taken out of the game for unsportsmanlike conduct after appearing to punch a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Second Chance Works  WRBL

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

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

A preliminary hearing for the girlfriend charged in the March 23 fatal shooting of Tommy Ellis Marshall Jr. has been postponed a week. Yashicer Pritchett, 43 ...

‘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 ...

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 ...

New Carver High to be ready for upcoming school year  WTVM

Carver High School Senior Rodney Giles has waited since his freshman year to hear that sound in the brand new Carver High School. Soon, Giles and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Sports News, Videos, Pictures & Scores  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Follow Georgia Follow Florida sports teams scores, photos, videos, news, columns and more with the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.

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 ...

GUEST SEGMENT: BBB warns of scams targeted toward seniors  WTVM

Seniors are often targeted by dishonest people and companies for many reasons.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 Westover football coach has UGA ties  WFXL FOX 31

A potential new Westover High School football coach will bring a little bit of the University of Georgia to Albany.Following a vote from the Dougherty County ...

CSU announces graduation dates  WTVM

Columbus State University's Spring graduation has been announced.

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

Authorities said Damian Antwonne Belle, 23, and Kelsey Marshall, 21, were killed December 8, 2017, at the Efficiency Lodge at 1776 Boxwood Place in ...

Joyner moves on, Dougherty seeking next head football coach  WALB-TV

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Dougherty High School is holding an open search for is 10th head football coach in program history. Corey Joyner sent his resignation ...

Harris County valedictorian organized school walkout — even if it meant losing top honor  Ledger-Enquirer

Students in Harris County will be allowed to participate in the National School Walkout – led by the valedictorian who knows one of the victims and three of the ...

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' ...

Jawon Pass: Get To Know The Next Louisville QB  Campus Sports

A brief bio on Louisville's next quarterback Jawon Pass.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Two People Gunned Down in Columbus Hotel Room  WLTZ 38 NBC

Two people were gunned down in a Columbus hotel room. This happened around 7 p.m. Friday night at the Efficiency Lodge of Columbus off of Macon Rd.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

4-star Louisville QB commit Jawon Pass (Columbus, Ga.) to visit Alabama this weekend  USA TODAY High School Sports

Four-star Columbus, Ga., quarterback Jawon Pass, who's considered a signature commitment in Louisville's 2016 recruiting class, reportedly will take an official ...

Here’s what the climate is like at Columbus area schools  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

One public school in Muscogee County is among the 15 percent in the state to receive the top grade in the Georgia Department of Education's third annual ...

Muscogee County 2018 Teacher of the Year will be one of these three finalists  Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announced the finalists with surprise visits to their classrooms Friday.

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.

Coroner: Two victims identified in Efficiency Lodge shooting on Boxwood Place  Ledger-Enquirer

Damian Antwonne Belle, 23, and Kelsey Marshall, 21, of Columbus were both pronounced dead of multiple gunshots wounds by Muscogee County Deputy ...

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