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Past articles by Miranda:

Here’s where Muscogee, Harris rank among Georgia’s highest paid superintendents

The top paid superintendent in Georgia last year made over $500,000. Muscogee County Superintendent David Lewis ranks 45th statewide. Here’s the top 15 list. → Read More

Here’s where Bibb, Houston rank among Georgia’s highest paid superintendents

The top paid superintendent in Georgia last year made over $500,000. Bibb Schools Superintendent Curtis Jones ranked 6th statewide and Houston County Superintendent Mark Scott ranked 13th. Here’s the top 15 list. → Read More

Top 20 salaries for state employees in Georgia: Who makes the most money?

Which Georgia state employees made the most money in 2019? Here’s a list of top state agency, board, authorities, commissions salaries last year. → Read More

Local high-schoolers compete in state robotics qualifier at CSU

Students from Columbus area made up one of the 35 teams that came to compete in a qualifier for state robotics championship. → Read More

10,000 vehicles in Columbus area have recalled airbags. Here’s what the mayor is doing about it.

Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson has declared May as ‘Airbag Recall Repair Month.’ According to the mayor’s office, there are over 500,000 recalled and unrepaired airbags in Georgia. → Read More

What to know about Ashley Nicole King, mom accused of killing 4-month-old son

Basics of the capital murder case involving Phenix City Alabama police arresting Ashley Nicole King and charging her with capital murder in the death of a 4-month-old baby in an apartment fire. → Read More

‘I’m gonna have to go to the gym, turn into Bruce Lee’: Defense argues self-defense in Columbus killing

William Kendrick, defense attorney for Eddie Clayton, makes an argument for Eddie Clayton using a gun as self defense during closing arguments. Clayton is charged with murder among other things related to the shooting death of Robert Lockhart. → Read More

‘He snapped’: Prosecutor argues against self-defense claim in Columbus killing

Prosecutor Mark Anthony makes closing statements in the trial of Eddie Clayton. Clayton is charged with murder, among other things, related to the shooting death of Robert Lockhart. Clayton has claimed that the shooting was done in self defense. → Read More

CSU play: How to watch 'One Man, two Guvnors'

You have one weekend left to watch 'One Man, two Guvnors' by Columbus State University in Columbus GA. → Read More

Should video be public? We want access in 2016 case after student lost leg after struggle

The case is about whether the a Muscogee classroom video of a behavior specialist restraining a student who later lost a leg a public record open to disclosure, or an academic record the school district must withhold to protect the student’s privacy. → Read More

How to watch Columbus State University play ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’

CSU is performing ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ from now until April 20, 2019, at their Riverside Theatre in Columbus Georgia. David Turner is directing the British production. → Read More

Veteran pilot retires after decades of service to military and community

Kenneth Sines flew with the military for 17 years, and he flew with the Chattahoochee Valley chapter of the Young Eagles for 27. In 27 years, he flew 2155 kids for free. Watch to get a glimpse into his plane and to learn more about why he gave back. → Read More

A Columbus pilot known as ‘The Colonel’ has flown over 2,100 kids for free

Columbus GA military veteran pilot Kenneth Sines, a.k.a The Colonel, retired from flying after 17 years in the military and 27 years with the local Georgia chapter of the Young Eagles Program. → Read More

Go inside ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ at a new interactive exhibit coming to Columbus

Maurice Sendak’s, who wrote ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ work will be on display at the Columbus Public Library soon, and there is an interactive component to the gallery that will be unique to Columbus. → Read More

Designer of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ exhibit gives insight

Hannah Israel, with CSU, talks about collaboration with Columbus Public Library for an interactive gallery in association with an international tour, Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition — 50 Years — 50 Works — 50 Reasons. → Read More

Georgia couple returns from trip to find home upside down after tornado

Ray Jenkins talks of blessings while standing in front of what is left of his home in Talbotton, Ga., after a tornado outbreak struck Ga. and Ala. on March 3, 2019. Jenkins and his wife were out of town when a tornado flipped and turned their home. → Read More

Text and drive? Georgia patrol will pull you over.

If you are driving in Columbus, or elsewhere in Georgia, expect to see more police presence. It is Distracted Driving Enforcement Week in Columbus, and April has been designated as Distracted Driver Awareness month. → Read More

98-year-old has been making Deli Day cheesecakes for longer than she can remember

It’s that time of year -- Deli Day is back on April 11, 2019, at Temple Israel from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and includes a sandwich and tea. Desserts can be purchased for $5. → Read More

For Springer Opera House actress, role in ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ hits home

Springer Opera House in Columbus, Georgia, is performing “Driving Miss Daisy.” → Read More

Actress opens up about playing Miss Daisy

Judy Leavell, Miss Daisy in The Springer's performance of 'Driving Miss Daisy,' reflects on playing Miss Daisy and how she has seen people and herself grow more tolerant throughout her life. 'Driving Miss Daisy' is open now until April 14, 2019. → Read More