Georgia News

Dangerous Black Ice

The axis of our latest storm will move through and east of the Chattahoochee Valley near, or just after daybreak, Wednesday.  However, the initial melting of snow, combined with temperatures falling from above freezing…

Here Comes the Snow and Cold!

***A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT TONIGHT*** Tuesday starts off sunny then clouds move in during the afternoon as we get a bit warmer with highs in the low to mid 50s.…

Say It Ain't Snow!

Relatively milder weather returned to the area Monday, and that trend will continue Tuesday, despite a chilly start.   However, this is all in advance of our next cold front, due to arrive Tuesday night.  …

Briefly Warmer, Very Cold Mid-Week

Sunny today with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s. Cold again tonight with temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30s. Partly cloudy on Tuesday and a bit warmer with highs in…

MLK Events Across the Chattahoochee & The Plains

Many people in our community will be celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday and we have a few events to tell you about. Monday at 8 a.m-1 p.m.EST, you can join the 2018 MLK…

Winter Digs In For A Week

Cold, gusty winds will set the stage for a cold start to this weekend.  The combination of the cold and the wind will make it feel like the teens early Saturday, and no better…

EXCLUSIVE: Three Men Identified in Deadly Road Rage Incident

Employees at the Dollar General on Highway 165 hunkered down with customers locked inside after gunfire erupted around 7:30 last night. Retired Master Sergeant Lorenzo Freeman was heading home here to this quiet military community…

Georgia Owls on a Rampage

According to the Associated Press some recent owl attacks has ruffled the feathers of some Atlanta residents. WSB-TV  reports there have been at least three instances of owls attacking humans or pets since late December, most recently in the heart…

Stormy Weather Signals A Change To Winter

Warm, humid weather will hang around into Friday, ahead of a massive cold front that has its origins from Siberia!  That basically means two things.   First:  A big dose of rain with thunderstorms is…

Elderly Defendants Appear for Murder Charges

  It was a bizarre scene here inside Recorder's court because it's rare to report on a murder suspect nearly 70 years old. Even more rare, another 88 year old murder suspect on the same…

Soldier of the Week

One soldier at Fort Benning is racking up a collection of combat deployments and is receiving some awards along the way. Sergeant First Class Kathleen Sipes joined the army back in 1998. Sipes currently serves as an NCOIC at the…

Warm To Winter

A tattered blanket of clouds will help keep the warmth locked in through the rest of the work-week.  However, a large storm in brewing in the nation's mid-section.   Said storm will tap into moisture…

88 Year Old Man Charged with Murder of Caretaker

67 Year Old Nancy Green was shot dead inside this home on Trussell Avenue after allegedly delivering a meal to James Byrd Wednesday afternoon. Police responding to a shooting discovered the victim and suspect inside. …

Ahhhhh, Warm!

The warmest weather of 2018 has arrived!  However, it's not setting up shop to stay.   While clouds and a sprinkle will start off Wednesday, some sun should return again due to a light breeze…

Locals Hunker Down for National Championship

Well it's not exactly business as usual here on the border where for today we can't be bothered with politics, crime waves or even this crazy weather. For locals, there is only one thing on…

Warmer Weather Cometh!

The first of two separate storms this week will slowly drift southward through the Gulf of Mexico, allowing rain to taper off to spotty drizzle Tuesday morning.   However, clouds and some fog will linger…

Troup County Schools Closed Monday Due to Wintry Weather

Due to potential freezing rain and black ice expected to impact Troup County, Monday, January 8, 2018, all Troup County School System schools and offices will be closed. They'll will post more information about school re-openings Monday evening.

Non-Essential Georgia State Offices Closed Monday Due to Weather

Governor Nathan Deal announced non-essential state offices will remain closed on Monday, January 8, due to a National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory. They are closing non-essential agencies to ensure their employees’ safety as well as ensure the Georgia Department…

Slow Start To Warming Process

A cold start Saturday will make way for a better, or let's say not as harsh, afternoon via sunshine. Milder weather will continue to pour into the region later this weekend and throughout next…

Cold Through Saturday, Warm Up Coming

Sunny today with highs in the low to mid 40s.Wind chills could stay in the mid to upper 30s. Cold again tonight with temperatures in the lower 20s. Sunshine for Saturday with highs in…

The Georgia Cancer Center Receives a Generous Donation

Augusta businessman and philanthropist Peter Knox has given a $1 million gift to the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University to help support its future director. The gift will create a discretionary fund, which the director can use to address critical…

Cold Eases, Albeit Painfully Slow

A frigid start to Friday with near record temperatures will give way to lots of sunshine, and not as harsh conditions.   Initially, due to the lack of wind Friday afternoon, it'll feel a bit…

GOP Tax Cuts Bring Big Bonus to TSYS Employees

A Columbus Georgia Company has some good news for it's workers just in time for the new year. As a thank you to its hardworking, loyal and dedicated team members, TSYS announced that it will provide a special one-time cash…

Alleged Pawn Shop Gunman Appears in Court

  The alleged Pawn Shop gunman who shot and killed Joseph Johnson appeared for a preliminary hearing in Recorder's Court. 21 year old Marquiell Wilson was wheeled into the courtroom minus his leg, a direct…

A Hint Warmer Today, But Still Way Below Normal

Partly cloudy and a little warmer today with highs in the low to mid 40s... staying well below normal highs in the mid to upper 50s for this time of year. Temperatures will dip…

Have You Noticed The Cold?

So, it's been cold.  It's going to stay that way through the rest of this week. A storm developing over the southwest Atlantic will likely swing and miss us, leaving snow, sleet and rain…

SafeHouse Offers Temporary Warming Facility Due to Extreme Cold

The cold arctic air mass filtering into the region will keep overnight temperatures well below freezing this week. Due to the extreme cold, SafeHouse Ministries in Rose Hill Methodist Church located at 2101 Hamilton Road in Columbus will serve as…

Frigid Arctic Air Stays With Us This Week!

Lots of sunshine today, but staying cold with highs in the upper 30s to low 40s. Bitterly cold temps tonight dipping into the upper teens to low 20s. Partly cloudy and a little warmer…

It's Sunny And Warm Somewhere; Just Not Here

Frigid weather has set up shop across the South.   Despite plenty of sunshine, or at least a partly sunny sky, for the rest of this week, it will remain c-c-c-cold. A storm running west…

Lawmakers Have an Idea to Repopulate Georgia

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports, a group of state lawmakers is exploring the idea of using income tax breaks to help repopulate rural Georgia and the ghost towns that now dot the landscape after years of population decline. The "Rural…

Nice Saturday; Cold Otherwise

A super-terrific Saturday starts off the last weekend of the year as a westerly flow of air from the southern Plains arrives in our backyard.  Bottom line:  get out and enjoy it.   A cold…

Georgia Safety Commissioner Urges Caution With Fireworks

Take a minute to think about a message that could keep you safe while ringing in the new year. As New Year’s Eve approaches, the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s office is urging residents to use extreme caution to avoid…

Sunshine and Warmer Temps Return... Briefly

The sunshine returns and that will help warm us up today and Saturday with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Staying cold overnight with lows in the low to mid 30s. Much colder…

Mainly Dry, But Changes Still Await

Recent persistent clouds will finally get a kick in the pants out of here, making for brighter weather Friday and Saturday.   Although the mornings will start off chilly, the afternoon hours will more than…

Cloudy with Spotty Showers Thursday

Mostly cloudy today with spotty showers and highs in the mid to upper 40s. Overnight lows tonight will dip into the upper 20s to low 30s. Warming up a bit Friday and Saturday with…

Rainy Start to Wednesday, Staying Chilly

A rainy morning will segue into a cloudy afternoon today with highs ranging from the low to upper 40s. Mostly cloudy tonight with lows in the low to mid 30s. Mostly cloudy on Thursday…

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