Stephanie Harris was in shock when she found out that not only would she be leaving the hospital with her first child, but also money for her firstborn's future.

Newborn baby gets financial jump start

COLUMBUS Ga.- Baby Jayden Harris is just a few hours old, but he already has more than $1,500 in his college savings account, thanks to a sp…

The Muscogee County Democratic Party held a meet and greet for the newly elected local officials Saturday.

Meet and greet with local winners

COLUMBUS Ga.- Some voters are excited to learn more about the candidates they elected to office. The Muscogee County Democratic Party held a…

Running to remember fallen heroes

Memorial Day weekend is here and one organization is preparing for a run Saturday morning to honor fallen heroes. Wear blue is a non-profit …

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Local Purple Heart veterans honored

COLUMBUS, Ga.- The Purple Heart Run made a stop in Columbus Thursday morning to honor our Purple Heart veterans this Memorial Day weekend. T…

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Animal Ark Rescue sees intake increase

COLUMBUS, Ga. – As summer approaches, animal shelters across the country can often times reach maximum capacity. This year, more than 700 an…

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Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Events

If you’re staying in the Chattahoochee Valley for Memorial Day weekend, there are still plenty of outdoor events happening! You can check ou…

Veteran volunteers on Armed Forces Day

A big thanks goes out to all the men and women who served and are currently serving our country on Armed Forces Day. The House of Heroes is …

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Safety precautions during snake season

The weather is starting to warm up and snakes are becoming more visible around our area. The most common snakes in our area are garter, rat …

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Outdoor Weekend Events May 20th – 22nd

This weekend’s weather won’t be as good as the past two, but there are still some outdoor events going on rain or shine. You can walk in the…

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Outdoor Weekend Events May 13th – 15th

It’s another great weekend for outdoor events! The Hydrangea Festival Sip and Shop kicks off Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. edt in Do…

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ELA adoption proposed to school board

COLUMBUS Ga.-  This upcoming school year students could see some changes in their english-language arts curriculum.      It was one of the m…

Riverfest draws record crowd

Riverfest had a record crowd this year. Rebecca Zajac with Uptown Columbus says 15,000 guests packed Woodruff Park Friday. They are expectin…

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Community trash pick-up

PHENIX CITY, Ala.- A group of Phenix City residents have come together to create an event to clean up the community on Saturday morning at 1…