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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 ...



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.



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 ...



Columbus High School drops to No. 3 spot in Top Georgia High School Rankings  WTVM

Columbus High School was ranked No. 1 in Georgia last year.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



Columbus father and community members plant memorial tree to remember man killed in 2016  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Family, friends, and law enforcement came together to honor a Columbus man who was shot and killed in 2016 by planting a ...



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.



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 ...



Columbus High School spring signing day  WRBL

Seven athletes from Columbus High School took part in spring signing day. Hear from all seven players in the video above.



A new king of the Columbus area mats is crowned at city wrestling championships  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

After finishing third to champion Central and runner-up Smiths Station last year, Harris County won the team title during city wrestling championships Saturday in ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



School upgrades and teacher transfer policy discussed at MCSD board meeting  WTVM

Construction projects were up for debate Monday night at the Muscogee County School Board meeting.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



‘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 ...



Several GA schools in the Chattahoochee Valley recognized for AP achievements  WTVM

Several Georgia schools across the Chattahoochee Valley are being recognized for their achievement in AP programs.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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

In command throughout the match, the Columbus Blue Devils (38-8) swept Luella (9-26) at home Saturday in the first round of the Georgia Class AAAA ...



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 ...



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 ...



Government Center flooding tops list for stories in 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Scholar Athlete: Columbus High School Baseball, Trent Swinehart  WLTZ 38 NBC

Columbus high school's Trent Swinehart isn't wasting any time his senior year taking 3 AP classes, is in National Honor Society and the National Math Honor ...



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 ...



EXCLUSIVE: St. Luke School plans to add high school grade levels  WTVM

An expansion is in the works for St. Luke School in Columbus.



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

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As her swimmers made history at the state meet, she was inducted into a Hall of Fame  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School swim coach Karen Waters was eighth in the line of nine selected to the Class of 2018, and she spent the duration of her fellow honoree's ...



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

Even he didn't believe he got a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam. And he had to convince his mama. But that's what Columbus High junior James ...



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 ...



New pizza store in Columbus will also have a drive-thru and offer pizza by the slice  Ledger-Enquirer

A pizza delivery store that will have both carryout and delivery *service*, but also will be offering drive-thru convenience and pizza by the slice, is coming to north ...



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

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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.



Kim Porter laid to rest in elaborate service with fireworks; many stars in attendance  Ledger-Enquirer

Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, family and friends said goodbye Saturday to Columbus native and model Kim Antwinette Porter in an elaborate funeral.



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, ...



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 ...



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 football player is headed to Georgia Tech  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School senior Philip Adams had decided no matter which college he went to, he wanted to play football there. Luckily for Adams, a late ...



Columbus builder Hal Averett not only built custom homes, he built relationships  WRBL

Hal Averett died Wednesday after a short battle with cancer. He was 69.



Columbus 4th-graders overcame conflict. So teacher delivers promised reunion in 12th grade.  Ledger-Enquirer

Through 12 years in the Muscogee County School District, none of Erica Edenfield's classes has been more united than her 2009-10 fourth-graders at Eagle ...



MCSD board candidates grade superintendent’s performance. Here’s the report card.  Ledger-Enquirer

The 11 Muscogee County School Board candidates on the 2018 ballot have graded the performance of superintendent David Lewis in response to the ...



Justyn Ross committed to Clemson in February. Now another Red Devil is following him.  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Central-Phenix City defensive back Ray Thornton committed to the Clemson Tigers on Friday, announcing the decision on Twitter. The 6-2, 198-pound Thornton ...



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 ...



2 students injured in Muscogee County School District bus accident  Ledger-Enquirer

Fifteen students were on the Muscogee County School District bus that was involved in an accident with another vehicle at the intersection of 17th Avenue and ...



Longtime Columbus auto dealer dies at age 82 after years of battling Parkinson’s  Ledger-Enquirer

Charles Levy was 82. A graveside *service* will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Arlington Cemetery, 201 Mount Vernon Highway in Atlanta.



Films shot at Fort Benning brought John Wayne, Mel Gibson, Brad Pitt and movie magic to town  Ledger-Enquirer

Fort Benning was the location for some major films such as “The Green Berets” in 1968 and “We Were Soldiers” in 2002, but many lesser-known films, some ...



MCSD reminds parents that military children on Fort Benning can attend Muscogee Co. public school  WTVM

Under Georgia Act 31, children of military *service* members who live on Fort Benning are allowed to attend any public school located within the Muscogee ...



Columbus High robotics team first from Georgia to reach world finals  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The Columbus High School students representing the Columbus Space Program came home Sunday from Houston as the first Georgia team to have reached ...



Columbus Space Program gives students unusual view of solar eclipse  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In the path of totality from Adairville Elementary School in Kentucky, they launched two weather balloons with cameras that reached the edge of space.



Memorial service set for former Muscogee County Sheriff Ralph Johnson in Columbus  Ledger-Enquirer

Family, friends and local law enforcement personnel get a chance to remember former Muscogee County Sheriff Ralph B. Johnson during a June memorial ...



Suspensions for dress code violations are discrimination, Columbus High student says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Columbus High student's online petition has attracted more than 1,400 supporters after she and dozens of other females were given in-school suspension for ...



Bobby Howard takes job as head coach of old Columbus High rival  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Former Columbus High baseball coach Bobby Howard is new coach at Cartersville High.



Columbus High Choral Department hosts annual holiday concert  WTVM

A concert Thursday night to get you in the Christmas spirit— the annual holiday concert put on by the Columbus High School Choral Department.



Columbus girls golf captures first state title since 2014  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus won its ninth state title in program history after rain cancelled the second round of the 4A tournament at Maple Ridge Golf Club.



One family, three sports, three Division I athletes: Here’s the Schorr family’s story  Ledger-Enquirer

The three Schorr children have excelled in athletics and with Ben's commitment are now all on track to play their sports at the Division I level. Stanton is a Mercer ...



Here’s the 2017 Columbus area high school graduation schedule  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the dates, times and locations of the 2017 Columbus area high school graduation ceremonies.



He had never seen the golf course before. He walked off it with a career-best round.  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High's Ben Carr had never even seen the course at Village Greens Golf Club in Inman, S.C., but that didn't stop him from showing out. Carr racked up ...



Ex Columbus High School coach running for Congress  Ledger-Enquirer

Russell “Rusty” Oliver is running for the Democratic nomination to unseat U.S. Rep. Drew Ferguson, the Republican representing Georgia's 3rd Congressional ...



Columbus High student's sudden death called a 'mystery' by coroner  WTVM

Officials are calling the sudden death of a 17-year-old Columbus girl a "mystery." Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says Annie Holland died Friday after ...



ALL-USA Boys Golf Coach of the Year: Chris Parker, Columbus, Ga.  USA TODAY High School Sports

The 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Golf Teams were selected based on performance and level of competition primarily at the high school ...



MCSD approves Columbus High parking lot expansion; new school calendar  WTVM

After long discussion and constant back and forth, the Muscogee County School Board decided to approve expansion to Columbus High School's parking area.



Columbus High grads will help nominate the two top presidential candidates  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

While many millions of Americans will watch on television what are expected to be historic national political conventions during the next two weeks, two ...



“That man was my hero,” daughter of former Muscogee County Sheriff Ralph Johnson says  Ledger-Enquirer

Former Muscogee County Sheriff Ralph B. Johnson, who served the department for 26 years including nine as sheriff, died early Saturday of cancer in ...



Sean Diddy Combs Girlfriend Kim Porter Laid to Rest  News-Talk 1380 WAOK

Columbus, Georgia, is less than 2 hours southwest of Atlanta with a population of approximately 200000. On Saturday, two days after Thanksgiving, many there ...



17-year-old girl dies a week after Veterans Parkway-Old Moon Road crash  Ledger-Enquirer

Jakayla Jackson, 17, was injured when her car was struck by a Ford F-250 truck at the intersection of Old Moon Road and Veterans Parkway, police said.



Columbus student suggests ‘Top 3 Ways to Improve Public Education in Georgia’  Ledger-Enquirer

Eight Columbus area students are among 142 members out of more than 1500 applicants on the Georgia superintendent's 2017-18 Student Advisory Council.



'Call Nana!' Viral video shows Columbus High student celebrating acceptance into Harvard  Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School senior Derek Huell's video and Twitter post celebrating his acceptance into Harvard goes viral.



Applications for MCSD hardship, open seat requests available  WTVM

Hardships and open seat transfer requests are available for the Muscogee County School District's 2018-2019 school year.



Past in all its beauty and pain comes rushing back when recalling growing up  Ledger-Enquirer

Growing up with Fort Benning in Army family left memories that both thrill and sometimes hurt.



Promise of Columbus Scholars comes to fruition with graduation  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Eight years ago, the nonprofit corporation Columbus Scholars was established to provide high-achieving but disadvantaged Muscogee County School District ...



Dinglewood Pharmacy still scrambling hot dogs after 100 years  WTVM

Tuesday, Nov. 13 marks 100 years since Dinglewood Pharmacy went into business.



SLIDESHOW: MCSD's high school Valedictorians and Salutatorians  WTVM

Muscogee County School District's high school graduations are underway and a list of their valedictorians and salutatorians has been released.



Hope offered at teen’s Christmas season funeral after mysterious death  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus High School senior Annie Holland, 17, died December 2, 2016, after collapsing at home, according to Muscogee County coroner Buddy Bryan.



Website Ranks Cambridge Among Top 100 High Schools  Alpharetta, GA Patch

Website Ranks Cambridge Among Top 100 High Schools - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - Cambridge joins two other Georgia high schools on the list released by The ...



SPECIAL REPORT: Coroner's Inquest on Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan  WTVM

Imagine spending your day around the deceased. That's the job of the Muscogee County Coroner.



Surprise announcement brings scholarship  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thanks to the generosity of a childless, blue-collar Columbus couple who never attended college but were smart enough to save money and thoughtful enough ...



Westover takes two from Columbus | Sports  The Albany Herald

The Westover Patriots and Lady Patriots took important region wins over visiting Columbus High School Friday night. Neither game was close as the Patriots ...



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 ...



Columbus High's William Nana-Fabu's grades, talent have Ivy League school offers piling up  WRBL

Harvard, Princeton and Yale are just a few of the school's vying for Columbus High School football player William Nana-Fabu. The 6'1 275 lb. offensive lineman ...



Here’s what the climate is like at Columbus area schools  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

One public school in Muscogee County is among the 15 percent in the state to receive the top grade in the Georgia Department of Education's third annual ...



Historic Columbus Foundation spotlights black education history  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

As part of Black History Month, the Historic Columbus Foundation's monthly lunch-and-lecture session Thursday was a presentation about the history of black ...



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