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Recent articles by James:

Columbus Mayor gives insight into 2nd term day after Election Day

The incumbent comes out on top in one of the biggest races in the Fountain City. → Read More

Blan Street robbery suspects appear in court after arrested on multiple felony warrants

A trio of siblings make their way before a Muscogee county judge today. → Read More

Georgia Secretary of State makes stop in Columbus, gives update on legislative session

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger made a stop in the Fountain City Wednesday, April 6, to talk with voters and answer questions. → Read More

7th annual Autism Resource Fair & Fun Day happening Apr. 23 in Columbus

A Columbus-based organization, which serves a resource center for autism, is holding an event later this month for children and families affected by autism. → Read More

Muscogee County Jail signs contract with new medical provider

Improvements are underway to make the Muscogee County Jail better and save taxpayers a few bucks. → Read More

MCSO, Columbus Police Dept. leaders explain responsibilities following emailed directive

Local law enforcement agencies are saying they are focused on “21st Century Policing”. → Read More

76-year-old Columbus pastor heads to Ukraine to aid refugee women, children

A Columbus pastor says he was called by God to pack up and head to Ukraine. → Read More

76-year-old Columbus pastor heads to Ukraine to aid refugee women, children

A Columbus pastor says he was called by God to pack up and head to Ukraine. → Read More

Columbus Civic Center removes performance of local rapper from upcoming concert

A concert this Saturday in Columbus has law enforcement officials concerned for the safety of those who attend. → Read More

Kadie the Cow could make a moo-ve to different area in Columbus

A well-known Columbus landmark could be moo-ving to a new location. → Read More

Descendants working to protect unkept African American cemetery in Harris County

Yamona Pierce tells about the hundreds of people she’s helping along the way, while fighting to preserve her ancestors’ gravesites. → Read More

IRS working to cut down tax return backlog

Tax season is in full swing and the IRS is working to cut down a massive backlog of tax returns. Officials say the agency is set to create a second “surge team” for this purpose. → Read More

Year later: Columbus mother seeks answers in son’s death

Damien Nesbitt’s death was the first of 2021′s record number of 63 murders by police count. → Read More

Opelika couple opens Black History themed coffee shop

Melanin Café, a black-owned coffee shop in Opelika, is celebrating black history year round. → Read More

1 killed, 1 in critical condition after shooting on Prado Dr. in Columbus

One woman is dead after an early Sunday morning shooting in Columbus. → Read More

Columbus man charged after wife’s dog stomped to death

Police say 26-year-old Charles Van Pelt is being charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal for the incident. → Read More

Goodwill Southern Rivers offering free tax preparation services

Goodwill will begin filing tax returns January 31 and will run through the end of tax season on April 18. → Read More

Online sites open for free at-home COVID tests, four tests per household

Millions of Americans will now be able to get free COVID tests shipped to their front doors. → Read More

Grandmother second bystander killed by Columbus gunfire in last six months

Family members of the 71-year-old say she will be remembered for always trying to do the right thing. → Read More

Columbus police seek info after 71-year-old woman shot, killed while driving

Barbara Luke was in her car, driving along Delray Drive, when she crashed her car after being shot at least once. → Read More