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Hardaway High School senior wins Georgia Youth Leadership Award  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Caylin Carter from Hardaway High School in Columbus, GA is a 2019 recipient of the Georgia Youth Leadership Award. The award is presented by 21st Century ...

Hardaway High School student with special needs gets heartwarming promposal  WTVM

A high school student from Columbus displayed a heartwarming act of kindness by making one of his classmate's dream come true.

Second Substitute Teacher Arrested In Columbus  WLTZ 38 NBC

Robbie Watson,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). A Substitute teacher who was ...

Hardaway Teacher Charged With Sex Crimes  WLTZ 38 NBC

Robbie Watson,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). A Hardaway High School ...

Substitute teacher accused of sex crimes with GA student  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Former substitute teacher Alexander Letwond White of Columbus, Georgia was arrested and charged with child molestation and enticing a child for indecent ...

Columbus youth wins award from 21st Century Leaders  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Caylin Carter, a Georgia Youth Leadership Award winner of Hardaway High School, talks with her sister, Chanta, and mother, Lisa, at their home in Columbus, ...

Hardaway students charged with public indecency after found hiding near ballfield  Ledger-Enquirer

Two Hardaway High School students were charged with public indecency Wednesday after police found them hiding near the baseball field at 2901 College ...

She tricked her mom into meeting her Hardaway gym teacher. Now, they’re engaged.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Lauren Breaux, former Hardaway High School student, tricked her mom, Linda Breaux, a manager at Aflac, into meeting her teacher, Hardaway athletics director ...

Graduation comes to hospitalized Hardaway senior who cannot attend ceremony  WTVM

One senior was absent from Hardaway High School's graduation ceremony Friday, May 25, but it was not his choice to miss it.

Fort Benning's Henry Caro NCOA 'signs' up for PIE at Hardaway High  DVIDS

COLUMBUS, Ga. (Nov. 9, 2018) – Soldiers from the Henry Caro Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) at Fort Benning, Georgia, helped students from ...

First Hardaway High School class celebrates 50th anniversary  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Some of the first students to graduate from Hardaway High School returned to the Columbus campus Saturday to celebrate their 50th anniversary. About 40 ...

Ex-Hardaway player who signed with Atlanta Falcons accused of molesting 12-year-old  Ledger-Enquirer

A former Hardaway High School football star who signed on with the Atlanta Falcons before being cut from the team Sept. 1 was arrested Saturday on charges of ...

MCSD responds to reports of drug use at Hardaway  WRBL

The Muscogee County School District is responding to drug use at Hardaway High School.

Woman charged with breaking into Hardaway High School  Ledger-Enquirer

Justice Brice, 21, was arrested on December 19, 2017, and charged with breaking into Hardaway High School at 2901 College Drive in Columbus, Georgia.

6 Hardaway High football players sign scholarships Wednesday  WTVM

National Signing Day plus seven was busy at Hardaway High School.

High school senior accused of beating stray dog to death in apartment, police say  Ledger-Enquirer

Renardo Welch, a 17-year-old senior at Hardaway High School, pleaded not guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals in the Sept. 23 beating death at ...

MCSD hosting teacher recruitment fair  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee County School District is hosting a teacher recruitment fair March 9. The location of the fair will be provided upon ...

MCSD school bus involved in accident near Norris Road  WTVM

A Muscogee County School District bus was involved in an accident Thursday evening.

Hardaway High School celebrates its gold (and crimson) anniversary  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The building smelled new because it was, but on the first day of school in 1965, Jim Railey didn't inspect the sparkling surroundings or check the credentials of a ...

Chattahoochee Circuit Judge inducted into Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame  WTVM

After a lifetime of inspiring dedication to his community, Judge Joey M. Loudermilk is being honored as this year's Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame Inductee.

Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Jacobi Sims  WTVM

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

Mixed results for Columbus area schools on 2018 ACT. Here are the scores.  Ledger-Enquirer

The 2018 results on the ACT college entrance exam were released Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Here are the Columbus area scores, including Muscogee, ...

GEAR UP Georgia kicks off Muscogee County Summer Leadership Academy  WRBL

While some students are away enjoying their summer vacation, a select group of the next Muscogee County high school freshmen spent their time at Columbus ...

Educator, retired officer vie for Georgia Senate seat Josh McKoon is leaving  Ledger-Enquirer

An educator and a retired law enforcement officer face off Nov. 6, 2018, for the Georgia Senate District 29 seat that incumbent Josh McKoon is leaving.

Ex Muscogee County School Board chairman dies  Ledger-Enquirer

A former chairman of the Muscogee County School Board has died. James Walker, who served on the board for 18 years and as chairman from 2007-08, died ...

‘He’s grown up a lot’: Columbus native Tony Locey headlines Georgia’s pitching rotation  Macon Telegraph

Right handed pitcher Tony Locey came to the Univerity of Georgia prior to the 2017 season. The Columbus, Ga., native went to Hardaway High School before ...

Second lawsuit filed in fatal Muscogee County School District bus crash  Ledger-Enquirer

A second lawsuit has been filed against the Muscogee County School District and the estate of MCSD bus driver Roy Newman in the wake of the 2016 crash ...

UPDATE: CPD locate missing 17-year-old  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department has safely located a teen who was reported missing earlier today. Iverson Gilyard, 17, was found ...

Harris County expands school security program. Here’s how other local districts compare.  Ledger-Enquirer

The Harris County School District is expanding its school security program. HCSD is adding school resource officers in a partnership with the Harris County ...

YEAR IN REVIEW: 2018’s top 9 stories on 9  WTVM

Another year has come and gone in the Chattahoochee Valley. Let's take a look back at News Leader 9′s top 9 stories of 2018.

Town workshop to be held for tornado survivors in Smiths Station  WTVM

SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) - A town workshop will be held in Smiths Station Monday, March 25 for residents impacted by this month's tornadoes.

City of Columbus announces closures for Christmas, New Year’s  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - As the holidays approach, many people will be off of work to spend time with their families, and the Columbus Consolidated ...

This Columbus teacher is an international finalist for a $1 million prize  Ledger-Enquirer

The 50 finalists for the $1 million 2019 Global Teacher Prize have been announced. One of them is a Muscogee County School District teacher from Columbus.

Former teacher Wendy Harding’s job now is giving her precious time  Ledger-Enquirer

Former Hardaway High School teacher Wendy Harding is one of about 150 valuable volunteers at St. Francis Hospital who use their career and life skills to help ...

Hardaway's Greg Countryman Signs Scholarship  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). Hardaway Senior Greg ...

Community comes together to remember legendary Dinglewood cook, Lieutenant  WTVM

Many across the Fountain City are coming together to remember a Columbus legend who said his final goodbye on Wednesday, Jan. 2 by getting another taste ...

West Central Regional Hospital, GA Municipal Association celebrate 2018 Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - West Central Regional Hospital and the Georgia Municipal Association celebrated the 2018 Mayor's Christmas Motorcade on Friday.

Former Longtime Central-Phenix City High School Basketball Coach James Redd Passed Away This Morning  WLTZ 38 NBC

Photo Courtesy: Kelvin A. Redd. His son Kelvin A. Redd provided WLTZ First News with the following information: Former Central High School basketball coach, ...

Hardaway heroes save her son’s life, so she can celebrate Mother’s Day instead of mourn  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Seemingly healthy Hardaway High School sophomore Cody Ellis survived cardiac arrest in the gym April 26, 2017, thanks to responders.

MCSD board adds even more full-time police officers to superintendent’s recommendation  Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee County School Board voted May 21, 2018, on superintendent David Lewis' recommendation to have a full-time armed security guard on staff at ...

News Leader 9 participates in Read Across America Day at Phenix City school  WTVM

March 1 is National Read Across America Day and News Leader 9 participated by heading to an east Alabama school to read to students.

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 ...

Drag Queen Story Hour coming to a Columbus library, sparking controversy  Ledger-Enquirer

A controversial event is coming to a Columbus this weekend. The Drag Queen Story Hour is a national program created in San Francisco to promote gender ...

Columbus police investigating armed robbery on Farr Rd.  WTVM

The Columbus Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened at a business on Farr Rd.

Columbus area people who died in 2018 | Columbus  Ledger-Enquirer

From the famous to the not-to-famous but still positively impactful, these people with Columbus area connections had notable lives before they died in 2018.

Two teens arrested for committing sexual act in classroom  WRBL

Two teens have been arrested after an incident at Hardaway High School.

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.

Hardaway High and UGA graduate becomes partner in Columbus law firm  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Hardaway High School and University of Georgia graduate Lauren Dimitri becomes a partner in Columbus law firm.

One week later, MCSD board reacts to call for censure and resignation in Myers case  Ledger-Enquirer

A week after Columbus resident Maggie Reese accused Muscogee County School Board member Frank Myers of sexual harassment and bullying only two of ...

Here’s the schedule for spring 2018 Columbus area high school and college graduations  Ledger-Enquirer

Here's the spring 2018 graduation schedule for Columbus area high schools and colleges.

Weddings at Main Post Chapel: Army brat remembers her patriotic day  Ledger-Enquirer

It's difficult to imagine a more patriotic wedding. Deborah and Burley Wright were married in the Main Post Chapel at Fort Benning. Elevating the patriotism, their ...

15-year-old fired 8 shots to gun down popular Columbus High grad, prosecutor says  Ledger-Enquirer

A 15-year-old fired eight shots the night he gunned down a college student on the street in Columbus, Ga., a prosecutor says.

‘These trips back home mean a lot to me’: NFL player, Columbus native describes emotional return  Ledger-Enquirer

Hardaway High School alum Marcus Smith II stays busy with his NFL pursuits, but the league's offseason gave him a chance to come home. Smith returned to ...

Ben Hardaway, legendary foxhound breeder, dies at 98  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus businessman, civic leader, World War II officer and legendary foxhound breeder Benjamin Hurt Hardaway III died early Thursday morning at his ...

Hardaway teacher filed lawsuit against Muscogee County School District before suicide  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Kathy Honea provided a haven for troubled students but couldn't find comfort for herself. On Jan. 25, one month after suing the Muscogee County School District ...

Britt David Magnet Academy 2018 National Blue Ribbon School  Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus school is among 13 schools in Georgia and 349 in the country to be named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor awarded by the ...

WTVM assisting with hurricane relief efforts in Randolph County, GA  WTVM

RANDOLPH COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 is stepping in to help those impacted by Hurricane Michael. WTVM will travel to Cuthbert Friday afternoon, ...

Top Stories on 9: Week in review  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - In case you may have had a busy week and missed some of the breaking news and top stories from the previous week we have you ...

Friday marks the last day of early voting in Muscogee County  WTVM

For people in Muscogee County, the City Services Center is the only place you can cast your early ballots.

Prosecutor challenges Superior Court clerk for late Ann Hardman’s unexpired term  Ledger-Enquirer

Two women with long *service* in the criminal justice system face off in the Nov. 6, 2018, special election for Muscogee County Superior Court Clerk.

Former Georgia high school running back faces incest, child sex charges  FOX 5 Atlanta

Police say a former Georgia high school player who had signed with the Atlanta Falcons before being cut has been charged in Georgia with aggravated child ...

Police: Burglary probe uncovers street gang in Lakebottom area  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

An Eberhart Avenue burglary investigation led police to break up a street gang associated with Hardaway High School, a detective testified Wednesday in ...

Muscogee County high schools to start class days earlier  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Muscogee County's public high schools will start each class day 15 minutes earlier than last year.

Hardaway High School has two bomb threats in three days  WTVM

Teachers and students at Hardaway High School were in for a scare Thursday after a bomb threat was called in to the school, but this isn't the first time the ...

Burger King offers penny Whopper deal, but you have to go to McDonald’s first  WTVM

(CNN) - Burger King is trolling its biggest rival with a promotion available through its mobile app. For a limited time, you can order a Whopper for a penny but you ...

Stolen car crashes into Columbus home Monday night  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police are searching for the driver of a stolen car after it ran into a home on Donald Dr. Monday night. Police tell WTVM ...

Hardaway High School grad drowns in Oconee River  WTVM

A recent Hardaway High School graduate drowned in the Oconee River just days before starting his freshman year of college.

Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Famer Bubba Ball dies  Ledger-Enquirer

No coach in the South had a more fitting name. James “Bubba” Ball, a member of the Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame, has died. He died Tuesday at ...

2 Muscogee County School District principals to retire  Ledger-Enquirer

Laverne Brown of Georgetown Elementary School and Cenobia Moore of Brewer Elementary School are scheduled to retire in July.

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.

Central High School in Phenix City celebrates private grand opening of on-campus restaurant  WTVM

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Central High School in Phenix City celebrated a private grand opening for its on-campus restaurant Thursday. The Brick Bistro is ...

Her parents are in prison — but this scholarship will send Columbus student to college  Ledger-Enquirer

Her parents are incarcerated, so she lives with her aunt and uncle while she helps care for her disabled brother. But this 18-year-old Muscogee County student ...

Harris County Board of Education appoints interim superintendent after resignation  Ledger-Enquirer

The Harris County Board of Education has appointed an interim superintendent. Roger Couch, who retired in December 2015 as Harris County High School ...

Meriwether County Schools delay opening due to possible inclement weather  WTVM

Meriwether County Schools will have a delayed opening until 10 a.m. due to the possibility of black ice early in the morning.

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.

East Columbus Magnet Academy wants board to approve naming football field for former coach  Ledger-Enquirer

East Columbus Magnet Academy is requesting the Muscogee County School Board approve the naming of a football field for a former coach.

Man, 83, dies following crash in Opelika  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – One man has passed away following a single vehicle crash. The crash happened Monday around 8:51 a.m. ...

Fort Benning is serving meals to soldiers, veterans and their families for Thanksgiving  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus is home to thousands of soldiers and veterans and Fort Benning steps in every year making sure everyone feels the love ...

UPDATE: Man arrested following high-speed chase on Macon Road  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – New details are underway following a police chase that ended in a crash on Macon Road. Columbus police arrested 20-year-old ...

Hardaway’s turnaround earns Woolridge Large School Coach of the Year  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A win over rival Columbus boosted the Hawks to a 5-4 season, which is especially impressive when placed in context. Hardaway was 7-43 over the previous five ...

CSU hosting 3-day cybersecurity training  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus State University is hosting a cybersecurity training for several groups starting with high school students. The three-day ...

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 ...

Suspect charged with murder in Alta Vista Drive deadly shooting  WTVM

The Columbus Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting death of a man who was killed on Alta Vista Drive in April 2018.

Jury reaches verdict in homicide of popular Columbus High grad  Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus, Ga., jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of James Oliver, charged in the Dec. 17, 2016, fatal shooting of Bobby Jerome Seawright Jr.

Plane carrying passengers crashes near Exit 60 in Opelika  WTVM

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - A plane carrying three people crashed in Opelika Tuesday night. The plane crashed on the side of the on ramp on I-85 northbound at ...

Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy hosts Soap Box Derby race with Let's Grow STEAMx  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy in Columbus hosted a Soap Box Derby race Friday. The race took place on 1st Avenue.

Frank Myers has a ‘change of heart,’ decides to seek re-election to Muscogee school board  Ledger-Enquirer

Frank Myers, the Muscogee County School Board's most outspoken critic, has changed his mind and said Thursday he is seeking re-election.

Who are the 2018 Columbus mayoral candidates?  WTVM

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

Offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey leaving Auburn, expected to coach at Kansas  WTVM

Auburn offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey will not be back next season.

Columbus State University rolls out new user friendly online undergraduate application  WTVM

Columbus State University is making it easier for prospective students to go through the torturing undergraduate application process.

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 ...

Americus Police investigating multiple shootings  WTVM

Police are investigating a string of shootings that left multiple people hurt this week.

Brookstone School hires Blair Harrison as new head football coach  WRBL

Brookstone School has hired a new head football coach for next fall—Blair Harrison.

LaGrange announces city holiday schedule  WTVM

The City of LaGrange will be closed December 24th and 25th for the Christmas holiday, although Police and Fire services will remain open.

12 more Muscogee County schools to offer free meals to every student  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Twelve more Columbus schools will offer free meals to every student. The Muscogee County School District, which starts its 2016-17 school year Monday, has ...

UPDATE: Victim ID'ed in fatal whitewater rafting drowning  WTVM

(WTVM) - The Muscogee County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of the man who drowned following a whitewater rafting trip in the Chattahoochee ...

Columbus Space Program gives students unusual view of solar eclipse  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In the path of totality from Adairville Elementary School in Kentucky, they launched two weather balloons with cameras that reached the edge of space.

Columbus school among 10 in Georgia with most fights  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus school is among the 10 public schools in Georgia with the highest number of fights, according to the most recent data available. The Atlanta ...

Muscogee County’s 2018 Teacher of the Year will be one of these 10 semifinalists  Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announced Thursday the 10 semifinalists for the 2018 Teacher of the Year award in the Muscogee County ...

Columbus High robotics team first from Georgia to reach world finals  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Columbus High School students representing the Columbus Space Program came home Sunday from Houston as the first Georgia team to have reached ...

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