Category Archives: Local News

Unveiling the mask on literacy

A Columbus organization is making an effort to make sure our children get the reading skills they need to succeed. On Thursday night, the Literacy Alliance held a parent involvement program called “Unveil the Mask on Literacy.”

First black paratroopers trained at Ft. Benning

In the winter of 1943, 20 young African-American enlisted men were ordered to Fort Benning to be trained as parachutists. These young men were pioneers because, never before in the segregated military system, were blacks considered intelligent

Weather Radio Programming – Feb. 18

Storm Team 9 is coming to a city near you with Weather Radio Wednesday! Throughout the Spring, we’ll be at various Publix and Walgreens locations (and a few other spots) helping our viewers program and understand their


Join News Leader 9’s Barbara Gauthier for an exclusive look into the big business of Mugshot Mania, Thursday, Feb. 19 at 11 p.m. EST.And join the conversation on social media by using the #MugshotMania.