Category Archives: Local News

Hill denied stay of execution

In a 5-to-2 decision, the Supreme Court of Georgia has denied a stay of execution for Warren Lee Hill, who is scheduled to be put to death next Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m.

Missing elderly man found safe

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said they have located James H. Faulkner, 88, the missing elderly man who was thought to be traveling towards Columbus.  

Heroin usage, overdoses on the rise

Heroin abuse is on the rise in Columbus. In fact, more people died from accidental heroin overdoses last year than in 2013, according to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan. Just eight months ago, we reported there had