Category Archives: Local News


CSO receives grant from Steeplechase

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra has received a pretty big chunk of money that would help it continue its educational mission. On Friday afternoon, the Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens gave the orchestra $30,000.


Hispanic church in Columbus catches on fire

News Leader 9 is on the scene of a church fire at 4421 Primrose Road.Chief Ricky Shores with the Columbus Fire Department said the Hispanic church Iglesias House of Prayer caught fire at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday,


Benghazi survivor visits Columbus for book signing

A Benghazi attack survivor visits Columbus for a book signing Friday at Fort Benning.Kris Paronto is one of the co-authors of the best seller 13 hours:The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi. Paronto was part


Russell Co. students help feed the hungry

A group of teenagers is using the attention of America’s biggest sporting event to help make sure no one in the area goes hungry. Students from Russell County High School took part in this nationwide effort called