Student leads initiative to feed peers

A Columbus High School senior is helping to make a difference in the community one bag of food at a time. How this young man is energizing a…

Shining light on a changed life

It’s good to recall the blessings we’ve received in life. Local Pastor Bill Purvis of Cascade Hills Church in Columbus has written a book ab…

Delivering meals and smiles

March has been a month for spotlighting the work of Direct Services in Columbus. They carry out the popular “Meals on Wheels” program which …

Cultivating food and friendship

With Easter approaching, that means the season for planting is getting close for gardeners. What used to be a vacant lot in the Winchester N…

Honoring a beloved educator

Do you remember your first grade teacher? A special first grade teacher got special recognition at Calvary Christian School for her longevit…

Opening doors through music

When the kids in the after school program at Open Door Community House hear that Koyal Ansingkar is coming, it’s music to their ears! Koyal …

Program helps dream take flight

Saturday morning a group of over 40 young people met at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center to explore the educational opportunities there. I…

Daily dose of online encouragement

HARRIS COUNTY, Ga. – We all enjoy being around people who have the gift of encouragement. News 3 found one of those people on Facebook. Pats…

Recipe for teaching success

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The teacher of the year in Muscogee County for 2015 is Sheri Green, an English teacher at Jordan High School. News 3 takes y…

Mad scientist challenges young minds

COLUMBUS, Ga. – We all have memories of teachers who went out of their way to make a subject interesting. In this case, it’s a touring ball …

Dog brightens spirits

COLUMBUS, Ga. – It isn’t about 101 Dalmatians, it’s about just one. A special dog named Clyde and his owner Scott Balkcum. When Scott Balkcu…

Keeping Focus

TALBOT COUNTY, Ga. – Ever imagine what you could do if you really focused? That’s part of a shooting technique taught by a Columbus native w…

Helping others step by step

COLUMBUS, Ga. – It’s just a few days before Christmas, a very appropriate time to bring you the story of young man from Columbus, who earlie…