CSU hosts 5th annual Winterfest event

Winterfest is a community-wide event put on my CSU to get the public familiar with the university.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosting annual HIV/AIDS Awareness Walk in Columbus

  ‘Change for Trays’ helping feed students without lunch money in Smith Station

  Columbus 2025 Initiative launches online dashboard to track happenings in the city

  Columbus State University holding annual WinterFest

  Forrest Road Elementary held their inaugural community closet event

  The date is announced for Bo Bikes Bama Annual Charity Bike Ride

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  Eat, Drink, & Antique Festival is today, November 16th

  YMCA Metropolitan of Columbus to build new branch in Midtown

Thanksgiving city closures in Columbus

  Ft. Benning’s ‘Stone Gate” to close on Benning Road for organized activities

  Women in the Columbus community come together for Power of the Purse Luncheon

  Family honors first responders with free meals in the Chattahoochee Valley

  Wife of Alfac co-founder, Jean Amos, laid to rest in Columbus

Amos was 90 years old when she passed away Sunday.

  Dinglewood Pharmacy celebrates 101 years of scramble dogs

A Columbus icon is celebrating 101 years of scramble dogs and chili dogs.

  Schools in Muscogee Co. opening early due to cold weather

Schools in Muscogee County will open an hour earlier than their normal times on Wednesday to keep students from having to stand in the cold.

Organizations team up for health and resource fair in Columbus

The fair takes place Thursday, Nov. 14 in the community room of the Citizens Service Center. The event will include free health screenings.

  WOKS radio station in Columbus celebrates its 60th year anniversary

  City of Opelika honors veterans with ceremony at city hall

  WTVM and Zaxby’s ask you to Share Your Thanks By Giving this holiday season

Come on down! You could be the next contestant on ‘The Price is Right...’ kinda

Veterans Day closures in Columbus

  Hundreds turn out for 12th annual Cufflinks & Pearls Networking Mixer in Columbus

  Muscogee County Marshal launches ‘Death by Another Name’ initiative

Marshal Greg Countryman invited the community and city leaders to Wynnton Hill Baptist Church on Buena Vista Road for a night called “Death by Another Name.”

  Community members celebrate grand opening of new Boys & Girls Club in East Columbus

The old Edgewood Elementary School in Columbus has been renovated and will serve youth as the new East Boys and Girls Club of the Chattahoochee Valley.

  First ever Chick-fil-A set to open in Eufaula

The restaurant is located on Eufaula Avenue.

  Freedom to Flourish Women’s Conference will be this weekend

This weekend will be a gathering of fellowship, teaching, healing, and freedom with women from all over the Chattahoochee Valley.

  Boys and Girls Club in the Chattahoochee Valley hosts grand opening

Boys and girls clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley will host its grand opening at its new location today.

  Liberty Theatre in Columbus receives $50K Historic Preservation Grant

The grant was awarded by the Fox Theatre Institute (FTI) and will be used toward a complete replacement of the venue’s roof.

Fountain City Classic events scheduled ahead of the football game

There are events scheduled leading up to the big game between Albany and Fort Valley state universities.

  Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosts State of the Economy luncheon

The Chamber, along with area business leaders and organizations came together for the discussion about the economy and where it’s headed.

  Donations collected for family displaced by fire in Phenix City

The home and belongings of a family in Phenix City were destroyed in a fire last week. Now, a man is trying to help the family get back on their feet.

  Habitat for Humanity celebrates 35 years

Habitat For Humanity delightfully celebrated 35 years with a ground breaking this weekend.

  Ark in the Park Halloween alternative in Columbus provides fun for the community

There were more than 50 games and rides, set up at Britt David Park for the Ark in the Park event. Britt David Baptist Church designed the event as a fun and safe alternative for families on Halloween.

  Columbus Police Department hosts annual Operation Cops and Treats event

Children of all ages and parents attended the event, which included candy, food and a performance from Carver High School’s marching band.

Goodwill partners with veteran’s resource groups for job fair in Phenix City

The Hiring Heroes Job Fair takes place Thursday, Nov. 14 at Troy University on Whitewater Avenue. The fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m.

  Victory Over Violence: Is rap music playing a role in the ongoing violence in the community?

The lyrics, music videos, and its effects on millennials are seen as a contributing factor to the violence we’re seeing in the community, as stated by the participants of our roundtable discussion.

  Columbus Hospice hosts Spookie Pooch Parade for community members and patients

People from the Columbus community along with family members of Columbus Hospice brought their dogs out for a pet costume parade on Wednesday.

  Debate arises in possibly merging marshal’s office and sheriff’s office in Muscogee County

The idea of merging the Muscogee County marshal's office and the sheriff's office is back on the table.

A balloon release is tonight to remember Deann Champion King, a local murder victim

The balloons will be released at Green Acres Cemetery in Columbus. The gathering is starting this evening at 6:00 p.m.

Fort Benning has posted the Halloween trick-or-treating hours

Fort Benning residents will observe Halloween this Thursday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  Free food truck lunch is being hosted for first responders, active duty and retired military

Active duty, retired military and first responders are getting treated to a nicely planned lunch in the Fountain City today, October 30th.

  Columbus City Council talks SPLOST and future of government center during public discussion

Columbus city leaders say they want to hear the public’s thoughts and concerns when it comes to capital projects and a special sales tax (SPLOST) that’s on the ballot.

PCR hosting “Monster Mash Bash” for pediatric patients to trick-or-treat

Pediatric patients at Piedmont Columbus Regional will get the opportunity to participate in a type of trick-or-treating this Halloween.

  Trunk or treat event in Phenix City honors children who lost their lives

Community members wanted to honor children who lost their lives, including 12-year-old John Jones of Phenix City and Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney.

Columbus Health Department offering flu shots during drive-thru clinic

The clinic will be in the parking lot of the Columbus Civic Center from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  Two families held together by 4-year-old with heart transplant attend LSU and Auburn football game

LSU and Auburn took the football field yesterday for a big game. Two families tied together through a tragic yet heartfelt life story were joining the many sitting in the stands.

  100 Women On The Move gather for annual breast cancer survivor luncheon

Yesterday the annual breast cancer survivor luncheon was brought together again. No matter how difficult battling breast cancer is, there was not a single somber person in the room at the event.

  East Ala. pumpkin patch offers fall activities

There’s still time to get your pumpkin and enjoy fall activities with just one weekend left before Halloween.

  Organization partners with law enforcement in Columbus for Drug Prescription Take Back Day

Pills and patches for disposal can be taken to Sam’s Club on Whittlesey Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

  Victory over Violence: A roundtable discussion with Columbus community members on solutions to end violence

In this special report on “Victory Over Violence” our Roslyn Giles started the conversation with local pastors, a community activist, and grieving parents, seeking answers to the problem.

6th annual Whitewater Classic sees Tuskegee face off with a new opponent

The Whitewater Classic in Phenix City usually sees Tuskegee University face off with Albany State University, but there’s a new challenger coming to town for the 6th annual event.

  MCSD hosts public ESPLOST listening tour

The community was invited to Dorothy Height Elementary School to hear the proposed list of ESPLOST renewal projects.

  Wells Fargo presents donations to nonprofits in the Chattahoochee Valley

House of Heroes received a check for $100,00 to help with the renovation of homes in the Chattahoochee Valley. Freedom Fidos, an organization aimed at training service dogs, also received a donation.

  Columbus city councilman honored for dedication to the military and community

Councilman Jerry “Pop” Barnes was honored with a Purple Heart stamp from the U.S. Postal Service at a recent council meeting.

  Female leaders in Columbus honored at Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award Banquet

Aflac U.S. President Teresa White, Kia Chambers, Muscogee County School Board member, and Columbus City Councilwoman Mimi Woodson were honorees.

  WXTX hosts ‘On The Table’ talk focused on youth and the Columbus community

Several young people along with community leaders who are involved with youth-centered organizations were engaged in the talks.

  On The Table Chatt held across the Chattahoochee Valley

In light of all the recent violence, WTVM’s On The Table focused on solutions for a safe community.

  Columbus leaders help rebuild in Smiths Station after March 3rd tornado

Volunteers are currently working in Smiths Station on a home on Lee Road 290. On Tuesday, several volunteers from Columbus helped out.

  Fall job fair is being held in Columbus

Veterans, students, recent graduates or anyone looking for employment are all invited to the fall job fair.

LIST: Halloween events in the Chattahoochee Valley

Spooky season is upon us and that means fall festivals are getting ready to start popping up all over the Chattahoochee Valley.

  West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition celebrates 10th anniversary of ‘Paint the Town Pink’

The West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition held its annual Paint the Town Pink breast cancer awareness walk/run in Columbus Friday night.

  Organizations presented with donations from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Feeding the Valley, the National Kidney Foundation, and Carver High School’s marching band received donations.

  Uptown Columbus Food Truck Festival rescheduled ahead of potential severe weather

One of the community’s favorite events has made the decision to reschedule from this weekend ahead of potentially severe weather.

  Rap group donates shoes to students at Richards Middle School in Columbus

Amg Twinz, formally known as 365sk, and their team donated Jordans to students at Richards Middle School in Columbus.

Mortgage lender in Columbus hosts Food Trucks and Flu Shots community event

The Food Trucks and Flu Shots event was hosted by Southern Residential Lending on Wednesday.

  Muscogee Co. Marshal’s Office creates series to fight violence in Columbus

The Muscogee County Marshal’s Office is planning to lead a charge to cut down crime through a series called Death by Another Name.

  Toyia Tucker enters race for Columbus City Council District 4

Toyia Tucker said the basis of her campaign is reducing poverty, increasing prosperity, and improving quality of life.

Auburn police collecting toys for annual Christmas toy drive

Police are asking for unwrapped toys for children. Toys can be donated through Dec. 6 at any Auburn Fire precinct or police station.

  Greater Columbus Fair dates announced for 2019

The rides, games, and fair food will be at the Columbus Civic Center fairground Thursday, Oct. 17 through Sunday, Oct. 27.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Organization hosting men’s empowerment breakfast in Columbus

Not A Bad Apple is an organization aimed at helping at-risk boys and young men in the community. The Organization is hosting a men’s empowerment breakfast on Thursday.

  ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’ tour comes to Columbus to help create change in the community

Tuesday and Wednesday are all about informing movers and shakers within the community of what’s already good and what could use some improvement.

  There is a reward being given for a missing child as the search for the three year old continues

Alabama governor, Kay Ivey, is now finalizing plans to offer a 5-thousand dollar reward for information on the missing three-year-old and a possible leading to arrest and conviction.

  Hundreds to gather for 50-hour worship event in Columbus

Tent America is a 50-hour workshop event beginning Thursday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. There will be non-stop music and praise and worship until Saturday night.

  Construction underway for new Auburn-Opelika skate park

The park is being built at the site of the former tennis courts at Indian Pines Golf Course in Auburn.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Urban League of Greater Columbus hosting Equal Opportunity Day dinner and gala

The 23rd annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner and Black-Tie Charity Gala takes place Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.

Tuskegee-Morehouse Parade kicking off in Phenix City, ending on Broadway in Columbus

The annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Parades takes place Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  The Back the Badge event is lending a hand to law enforcement and their families

Back the Badge is a 5-K event being held tomorrow October 12th in Auburn.

  TSYS partners with United Way for Day of Giving at South Columbus Elementary

More than 20 TSYS employees and the United Way planted winter vegetables in the South Columbus Elementary School Garden on Thursday.

  Columbus Day closures in the Fountain City

The consolidated government is closed Monday, October 14th to observe the holiday. Normal operation hours will resume Tuesday.

  The Goodwill Resource Center is holding a large resource fair for jobs and diversity in the workplace

In light of National Diversity Month, the Goodwill Resource Center is holding a large job and resource fair today in Columbus.