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Columbus High is one of the best high schools in Georgia, report says. Here’s a list.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools ranking of the nation's public high schools. Here's where Columbus area schools rank on the list.



Columbus High School ranked second best high school in GA, 85th in nation  WTVY, Dothan

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus High School has been ranked among the top high schools in the country and is the second-best in the state. Throughout ...



Report: Gwinnett County school ranked 6th best in nation  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Gwinnett County high school has been ranked the sixth best school in the nation, according to US News and World Report.



Here are the winners and runner-ups of the 2019 Page One awards  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Congratulations to all of this year's nominees for the Page One awards, hosted by the Ledger-Enquirer. Here are all of the winners, runner-ups and their high ...



Historic Columbus awards 2019 Patricia Jackson Howard Memorial Scholarship  WRBL

Historic Columbus has awarded $2500 to Columbus High School senior Savannah Scott from the 2019 Patricia Jackson Howard Memorial Scholarship.



Page One journalism winner likes ‘telling the truth.’ Here are the other winners.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Ledger-Enquirer honored 194 high school seniors and teachers from the Columbus area during the 44th annual Page One Awards ceremony Tuesday ...



Columbus High School honored with Military Flagship School Award  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A high school in Columbus was recognized for its efforts in providing a supportive environment for military students and families.



Columbus High School student headed to D.C. for U.S. Senate Program  WTVM

Patrick Chappel is the first Muscogee County School District student in 25 years to be admitted to the program.



Graduation schedule released for Muscogee County School District  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Students in the Muscogee County School District are anticipating the end of the school year and one group of those students is ...



‘It’s not a cliquish school.’ Columbus High awarded for welcoming students in military families.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Georgia Dept of Education gave one of six Military Flagship School Awards to Columbus High School. Winners include Crooked River Elementary, Hilltop Elem., ...



Kinetic Credit Union awards $5,000 in Annual College Scholarships to two local students  WRBL

The Kinetic Credit Union awarded two students with funds from the Ronald J. Mahoney Kinetic scholarship. Sophie Murtey from Columbus High School and ...



Columbus High School alumna featured in medical journal for adolescent health  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The research studies of a Columbus High School alumna, who is now a doctoral candidate at Texas A&M University, was featured in ...



Columbus High School student participating in U.S. Senate youth program  WTVM

A high school student from Columbus is getting the chance of a lifetime by participating in a youth program with the U.S. Senate.



Scholar Athlete: Columbus High School Wrestler, Robert Mulvany  WLTZ 38 NBC

Robert Mulvany is 28-1 this season as he heads into state dual meets on Thursday. He says a lot of that success can be contributed to the fact that he's been ...



The Jordan Vocational High School baseball program will unveil its newly renovated baseball field at the school's first ever night game  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Jordan Vocational High School baseball program will turn on the lights and unveil its newly renovated, and lit, baseball field at the Jordan Baseball Alumni ...



Columbus High drops from No. 1 spot in Georgia  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School has dropped from the No. 1 spot in Georgia, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report's rankings of Best High Schools.



Scholar Athlete: Columbus High School Baseball, Colby Brabston  WLTZ 38 NBC

Heading into his junior season at Columbus high school, starting shortstop Colby Brabston was hoping to gain the attention of college baseball scouts.



The 2019 Teacher of the Year in Muscogee County will be one of these 10 semifinalists  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the 10 2019 Teacher of the Year semifinalists for Muscogee County School District in Columbus Ga. They were selected among the applications from ...



Injuries Won't Keep Columbus High QB Donovan Carter Down  WLTZ 38 NBC

A blessing in disguise is how Columbus high school senior quarterback Donovan Carter describes a broken ankle. “The injury is really what brought me here ...



2 Muscogee County schools are among Georgia’s 2019 AP Honor Schools  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Georgia Department of Education announced the 2019 AP Honor Schools in six categories, based on the results of their 2018 Advanced Placement courses ...



Ledger-Enquirer announces 2019 All-Bi-City swimming team, swimmers, coach of the year  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the Ledger-Enquirer's 2019 All-Bi-City swimmers and coach of the year. Congratulations to Katie Jordan, Hannah Mattson, Fabrizzio Orderique and ...



National Signing Day 2019  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). Categories: Alabama Sports ...



VIDEO: Bayard Taylor scores ultimate big boy touchdown for Ga. HS  USA TODAY High School Sports

Watching 5-foot-11, 325-pound nose tackle Bayard Taylor II taking a gift-wrapped interception back to the house is a feat of wonder.



2 Columbus High School educators recipients of 2018 Yale Educator Award  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Muscogee County School District has announced two educators who have been recognized by the Yale Office of ...



Paddle South kayak competition in GA shortened due to weather  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Paddle South Kayak Competition and Festival in Columbus, Georgia, shortened to Saturday only due to projected rain and thunderstorms. The event is expected ...



‘False threat’ causes increased security at Muscogee County school  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School is among the U.S. schools with the initials “CHS” that received notification of a possible threat, but Muscogee County School District ...



Overflow from Pine Lake travels down road in Harris County  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Overflow from Pine Lake traveled down Pine Lake Road in West Point, Georgia, Friday after early morning storms caused flooding in the area. Parts of ...



CHS first of six schools honored with Military Flagship Award  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School is the first of six Ga. schools to be honored with the Military Flagship Award. The superintendent, principal, and a military student talk ...



As Bobby Howard marks 1,000th win, a look back at how he changed high school baseball  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

High school baseball coach Bobby Howard marked his 1000th win on April 8. St. Anne Pacelli won over Webster County 8-3. Howard has coached at Kendrick, ...



Georgia High School Science Teachers Will Fly On SOFIA  GPB

The SETI Institute partnered with 14 school districts in eight states for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) program. The AAA program is a ...



3 Columbus area schools among Georgia’s 2018 Greatest Gains, Highest Performing winners  Ledger-Enquirer

Only 7 percent of Georgia's public schools this year are honored by the state for excellence in performance or improvement, based on academic results from the ...



High school football kicks off Labor Day weekend events  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

There's a full slate of high school football games going into the Labor Day weekend, including a Thursday matchup between the Columbus High Blue Devils and ...



Columbus man on aftermath of AL, GA tornadoes | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tom Hackett, a former Columbus State University Provost, was hosting a baby shower for his soon-to-be born grandson the night that the tornado came through.



Columbus High grad now CEO of tech company that won $100,000 from Gates Foundation  Ledger-Enquirer

A Muscogee County School District graduate and her business partner have won $100000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help low-income, ...



Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announces Teacher of the Year honorees  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation (MEEF) announced this year's 57 Muscogee County Teacher of the Year ...



Watch Georgia prep OL Bayard Taylor II squat 635 pounds  USA TODAY High School Sports

Columbus (Ga.) High offensive lineman Bayard Taylor II weighs in at 300 pounds but squats an even more impressive 635.



Another batch of student athletes in the Columbus area sign college scholarships  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

During the past week, another batch of Columbus area student athletes have signed national letters of intent for scholarships to play sports in college.



WHISPERS IN THE HALLWAY: PART ONE OF A TWO-PART SERIES  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

BY JIM HOUSTON AND DIMON KENDRICK-HOLMES - jhouston@ledger-enquirer.com and dkholmes@ledger-enquirer.com. January 06, 2010 12:06 PM.



U.S. News & World Report 2017 rankings put Columbus High No. 1 in Georgia  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School is the No. 1 public high school in Georgia, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools rankings released ...



Athletes of the Week: Carver Girls Basketball  WRBL

Columbus, GA - The Columbus High School girls basketball team have dominated their competition in the early part of the season. The Lady Tigers have won 16 ...



And the nominees for the 2019 Muscogee County Teacher of the Year award are . . .  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation on Wednesday announced the nominees for the Muscogee County School District 2019 Teacher of the Year ...



15-year-old fired 8 shots to gun down popular Columbus High grad, prosecutor says  Ledger-Enquirer

A 15-year-old fired eight shots the night he gunned down a college student on the street in Columbus, Ga., a prosecutor says.



These are the top 10 public, private high schools in Georgia  Atlanta Journal Constitution

All but one of the top 10 public high schools in Georgia are in the Atlanta area, with the 10th being in Columbus. The Westminster Schools rank in top 10 in three ...



Sheila Jakes, a resident of the Ralston Towers in Columbus, Georgia who lives on the seventh floor, said the building's elevators haven't been working for several days and have created a hardship for her because of her limited mobility.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Sheila Jakes, a resident of the Ralston Towers in Columbus, Georgia who lives on the seventh floor, said the building's elevators haven't been working for ...



Final lesson: Piano teacher ends 65 years of sharing her love of music in Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

As she waited in her midtown home for the students to arrive at her final lesson in Columbus, Ila Berenson talked about the end of her 65-year piano teaching ...



Family reflects on the life of Columbus native Kim Porter after untimely death  WTVM

The family of Columbus native, model, and actress Kim Porter speaks out following her death.



He helped design, construct prominent Columbus buildings. Turning 90, he retires again.  Ledger-Enquirer

Bobby Hecht has been involved in designing or constructing some of the most prominent buildings in Columbus for nearly seven decades, mostly with the ...



4 Georgia Students Selected for US Senate Youth Program  All On Georgia

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., have congratulated four Georgia high school students who were selected as delegates or ...



Columbus High student gets a perfect score on the ACT  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School junior James Jadus, among the less than 1 percent of ACT test-takers to get a 36, a perfect score, offers tips how to do it.



‘This is a little comfort’: Tree planting at CHS celebrates life of Bobby Seawright, Jr.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A day before Bobby Seawright Jr. would have turned 28, relatives and former Columbus High School classmates gathered at the school Saturday to plant a tree ...



Pure taqueria, two businesses planned for Maple Village  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Scott Boyce with Woodruff Brokerage Company talks about development plans. Developers are working on a development in north Columbus that will consist of ...



Britt David Magnet Academy 2018 National Blue Ribbon School  Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus school is among 13 schools in Georgia and 349 in the country to be named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor awarded by the ...



Columbus High School student passes away following accident on Moon Rd.  WTVM

A teen has passed away following an accident on Moon Road that happened on April 20, 2018.



Interview with Police Maj. J.D. Hawk on the scene of Tip Top Drive shooting  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Interview with Police Maj. J.D. Hawk on the scene of a Tip Tip Drive shooting on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. John Allport was pronounced dead of a gunshot ...



Former Columbus man named among Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for fighting opioid crisis  WTVM

A former Columbus man has earned one of the nation's top honors being named part of Forbes' 30 under 30.



Stanford '21 Big Board Notes  247Sports

A look at the new names on the Cardinal's '21 recruiting board.



Columbus teen got in trouble for arguing at school. Then she won a state medal for it.  Ledger-Enquirer

As a seventh-grader at Blackmon Road Middle School, she had to stay after school for detention because she debated her teacher, Rachel Funk. Then as an ...



Bobby Howard is once again coaching high school baseball in Columbus  Ledger-Enquirer

Longtime high school baseball coach Bobby Howard was hired as St. Anne Pacelli's new head baseball coach on Monday. Howard replaces Brent Benefield, ...



Tornado leaves path of destruction on highway in Georgia  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In this video, cars can be seen stranded on the side of the road on the Interstate 185 highway near Fortson, Georgia. One car can be seen trapped underneath a ...



Charles Dexter Jordan, Jr.  Apalachicola Times

Charles Dexter Jordan, Jr., 79, of Columbus, Georgia died Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Piedmont Midtown Medical Center, in Columbus, Georgia.A memorial ...



Columbus, Northside volleyball teams advance to Sweet 16 in state playoffs  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus' Savannah Ogle scores over the block attempt by Luella during the first round of the Georgia Class AAAA state volleyball playoffs Saturday October ...



Columbus native’s product combats opioid abuse, selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 list  Ledger-Enquirer

The 600 innovators on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 are the top 4 percent out of 15000 nominees were selected. Forbes, headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., ...



Jury reaches verdict in homicide of popular Columbus High grad  Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus, Ga., jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of James Oliver, charged in the Dec. 17, 2016, fatal shooting of Bobby Jerome Seawright Jr.



Model Kim Porter’s funeral will take place in her hometown of Columbus, Ga.  Ledger-Enquirer

The funeral for model Kim Porter will be held at a Columbus, Georgia, church. Porter, who graduated from Columbus High School, was found dead in her Los ...



Northside High student Sherman McClendon, 17, pulled a gas-powered pellet handgun and a blue bandana and pointed it at another student. Police say he presented himself as a gang member, and is now held without bond until his hearing in Superior Court  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Northside High student Sherman McClendon, 17, pulled a gas-powered pellet handgun and a blue bandana and pointed it at another student. Police say he ...



New ‘Pacific Front’ exhibit on display at Columbus Museum  WTVM

The Pacific Front exhibit includes artwork and artifacts created and collected by two Columbus natives who served during World War II in Vietnam.



Columbus High School ranked number one in GA  WTVM

The U.S. News and World Report has ranked Columbus High School number one in the state of Georgia.



Government Center flooding, school security and new mayor among top stories of 2018  Ledger-Enquirer

More than six months after a water main broke on the 12th floor of the Columbus Government Center, crews continue to restore four courtrooms in one of the ...



Police investigating student’s threat at Columbus High School  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School principal Marvin Crumbs informed parents via phone and email Tuesday night.



Columbus area school walkout protest: Which students did what | Columbus  Ledger-Enquirer

Muscogee County students and those in other Columbus area school districts protested in the March 14 national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations ...



New life for historic building?  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The former Columbus Coca-Cola Bottling Co. building may get soon get a new life. In April 2019 Columbus City Council could vote to rezone the building to ...



Columbus, Northside reach Elite Eight in state volleyball playoffs  Ledger-Enquirer

The Columbus Blue Devils and Northside Patriots swept their Sweet 16 matches Wednesday in the Georgia Class AAAA volleyball state playoffs and advanced ...



Columbus High student dies of unknown causes  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High teen died Friday of unknown causes. Coroner says no foul play involved.



Columbus High student who overcame ‘difficult’ upbringing wins prestigious scholarship  Ledger-Enquirer

The Craig Scholarship was established in 2016 by the Craig family and is named for Jeanette W. and Eugene “Gene” L. Craig. The program will award $5000 ...



SLIDESHOW: MCSD announces its valedictorians and salutatorians  WTVM

The Muscogee County graduations will begin on Tuesday, May 22 and the valedictorians and salutatorians have been named for each high school.



Etiquette training part of Columbus High’s magnet program  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

This is the 25th anniversary for Columbus High School being the Liberal Arts College Preparatory Magnet in the Muscogee County School District – and ...



98-year-old makes 20 cheesecakes for Columbus Deli Day  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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 ...



Curtis Williams, 33, appeared in Columbus Recorder's Court Friday morning for a preliminary hearing. Williams is charged with murder in the unsolved killing of Stanford Jones. | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Curtis Williams, 33, appeared in Columbus Recorder's Court Friday morning for a preliminary hearing. Williams is charged with murder in the unsolved killing of ...



Columbus police release images of most wanted criminals  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Columbus Police recently release a 2018 Wanted Persons BOLO for Part 1 crimes. Police say you should NOT approach these men. They ask you to call ...



A Columbus man is dead after a Sunday shooting at the Sands Apartments. Boulevard. Derrick Scott, 34, was pronounced dead at 11:26 pm at Piedmont Columbus Regional midtown campus. | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus man is dead after a Sunday shooting at the Sands Apartments. Boulevard. Derrick Scott, 34, was pronounced dead at 11:26 p.m. at Piedmont ...



MCSD releases high school graduation schedule  WRBL

The Muscogee County School District has released the high school graduation schedule for the 2017-2018 school year.



Alternative Baseball expands to Columbus, coached by a Little League world champion  Ledger-Enquirer

A national amateur baseball league for players with autism and other mental or emotional disabilities is expanding into Columbus — and the coach is a Little ...



Columbus native Kim Porter found dead in Los Angeles Home  Ledger-Enquirer

Model Kim Porter, who graduated from Columbus High School in Columbus, GA and moved to Atlanta for her modeling career, was found dead in Los Angeles, ...



Columbus, Northside and Brookstone advance in state tennis playoffs  WRBL

COLUMBUS, Ga - The Georgia High School Association state tennis playoffs wrapped up most round of 16 matches on Wednesday, with several area teams ...



Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019 class of inductees  Ledger-Enquirer

The Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2019 class of inductees. The eight members will be honored at the annual ceremony, Feb.



According to the Columbus Water Works, the Ralston Towers management is past due on its water bill, and about 200 tenants could lose their service on February 28 if the bill is not paid. Tenants pay their monthly bills to management. | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

According to the Columbus Water Works, the Ralston Towers management is past due on the water bill, and about 200 tenants could lose their *service* on ...



Former Carver High School Head Coach Dell McGee Promoted to Assistant Head Coach at UGA  WLTZ 38 NBC

Dell McGee was named Assistant Head Coach in March of 2018 after two seasons as an assistant coach, overseeing running backs. McGee was part of a 2017 ...



Game of the Week: Carver Vs. Spencer  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). Friday night lights in the ...



Scholar Athlete: Columbus High Football, Philip Adams  WLTZ 38 NBC

There's one guy on the Columbus high football team that's hard to miss. Philip Adams stands at 6'6” and that's helping him to get recruited to some of the top ...



TSYS announced they raised $1,275,987 for the United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley during their 2018 United Way campaign.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

TSYS announced they raised $1275987 for the United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley during their 2018 United Way campaign. The announcement came at a ...



Ex Columbus High School coach running for Congress  Ledger-Enquirer

Former Columbus High School girls soccer and cross country coach and science teacher Rusty Oliver is running for Congress. Oliver, now a science teacher at ...



Diddy heads to funeral of Columbus native Kim Porter | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Music producer and rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs leaves the Columbus Marriott Hotel to attend the funeral of his longtime companion and mother of his four ...



Columbus Police Det. Stuart Carter testified murder suspect Devin Durden was identified in surveillance video by his unique Nike running shoes, ones Carter said he's never seen on a suspect in all of the criminal cases he's worked. | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus Police Det. Stuart Carter testified murder suspect Devin Durden was identified in surveillance video by his unique Nike running shoes, ones Carter ...



Her parents are in prison — but this scholarship will send Columbus student to college  Ledger-Enquirer

The Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley made the surprise announcement Tuesday evening at the Burger King on Bradley Park Drive, where ...



Stacey Abrams: Georgia governor candidate on the issues and Democrats in 2020 midterms  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Democrat Stacey Abrams could become the first black female governor in the U.S., but the Atlanta attorney first has to defeat Secretary of State Brian Kemp.



Columbus teen dies of multiple gunshot wounds on Winston Road, coroner say | Columbus  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

An 18-year old Columbus male died early Thursday morning of multiple gunshot wounds outside of a Winston Road residence, Muscogee County Chief Deputy ...



Ledger-Enquirer announces 2018 Page One Award student and teacher winners and runners-up  Ledger-Enquirer

In its 43rd annual Page One Awards ceremony Tuesday night at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, the Ledger-Enquirer honored 183 high school seniors ...



Bobby Howard Hired As St. Anne Pacelli's Head Baseball Coach  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic ...



Kim Porter laid to rest in GA funeral that included fireworks  Ledger-Enquirer

More than 1000 people attended model Kim Porter's funeral put together by her longtime companion Sean Diddy Combs in her hometown of Columbus, Georgia ...



Columbus High principal Marvin Crumbs honored and selected for national conference  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Muscogee County School District principal was selected for a national conference to discuss how to help children from low-income families become ...



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