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Therapy Offered for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is a result of damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord which can cause weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands…

Tuesday Heat, Cooler Around the Corner

Staying hot and dry today.  We won't hit the record for the daytime high of 104 degrees set way on back in 1927, but temperatures will push into the upper 90s... a good…

A Toasty Tuesday, Cooldown Coming

More of the same on Tuesday as we'll stay hot and dry. It won't be record heat, but it'll still try to push up to 10+ degrees above the norm. Highs retreat…

Walk to End Alzheimer's

For Barbara Sprouse Cummings of Columbus, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is all about honoring her father Ed Sprouse, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's just 2 years ago. Ed Sprouse was…

How Dry & Hot We Are

Looks like a dry week ahead. High pressure adds to the dry stretch while an area of low pressure develops across the Great Lakes. That will push a weak cold front into our…

Wake for Warriors Comes to Lake Harding

They are heroes in every sense of the word. Military men and women putting their lives on the line to ensure our freedom. Unfortunately, there are those who are injured in the…

Not As Hot, Humberto Arrives

We could see a few isolated showers and maybe even a thunderstorm or two across Saturday and Sunday ahead of a weak cold front that will stall to our north this weekend…

Still Hot, No Tropical Relief

A hot one is in store for Friday the 13th. After seeing 99 degrees yesterday, we'll again be in the middle to perhaps upper 90s for highs today. The saving grace will be…

A Hot TGIF! Tropical Storm Coming?

We've been dominated by high pressure the last few days and we have felt its power in the very hot air and dry conditions. Hang in there one more day... changes arrive for…

Veteran's Accused Killer Wants Bond Reduction

The suspect accused of killing a Three War Veteran in his own home wants the court to reduce his bond. Darius Travick barged into John Dawson's home last September after a assaulting a…

Warm Weather and Tropical Mischief

The work week will end on a hot and dry note as we can't shake the above normal temperatures that have plagued the area the past few weeks. Highs today will again reach…

"Battle Buddies"

"BATTLE BUDDIES" is a book written by a local couple who shared their story of love, hardship, reconciliation, restoration and unity as a Christian couple serving in the U.S. Army. Their perspective: All things…

More Dangerous Heat on Wednesday

A strong ridge of high pressure to the northeast will keep us dry and hot through Friday. Won't rule out isolated showers during that stretch due to the daytime heat, but most…

Countryman Surrenders License To Boys Home

A controversial boys home owned by Greg Countryman is now closed according to DFACS, the state agency in charge of overseeing the home.  Invictus Transformational Mental Health and Wellness Home closed late last…

Fred's Discount Chain To Close All Stores

Memphis, TN (WREG) - After 72 years in business, Fred's is closing down. The discount retail chain filed for bankruptcy Monday. There are only about 300 Fred's locations still open. Liquidation sales will last for the next two months…

Dorian: Boy Who Donated Savings Surprised With Disney Trip

Augusta, GA (WJBF) - A boy who used his Disney vacation savings to help hurricane Dorian evacuees; got a surprise trip to Disney World anyway. Jermaine Bell used money he had been saving to buy hot dogs, chips, and…

Another Hot One, Isolated Storms Around

After a hot Monday with scattered thunderstorms, Tuesday looks to be a repeat. The coverage of storms will be a little less, however, but one or two may again be on the strong…

Tips on How to Prevent "Tech Neck"

It's a problem our society is facing today and it's called "tech neck." All of us are glued down to our phones and it's causing problems to our necks. We speak with Dr. Jay Brodwyn…

Dangerous Heat Tuesday

Hot weather continues to punish the region with daytime highs staying 6-8 degrees above the norm through late week. It may not get as hot Tuesday due to more cloud cover and the…

Sweltering Start to the Week

After a hot weekend, the beginning of the work week holds serve in terms of temperatures. Highs today will be in the middle to upper 90s. Coupled with high humidity, heat index readings…

A Call To Action In Columbus

People of Faith in the Chattahoochee Valley are issuing a Call to Action in Columbus in response to  recent violent crimes. Sometimes people just need love. They need to know that people care.…

The Weekend= HOT!

Unseasonably hot weather will be on tap for the weekend as daytime highs could hit the triple digits. That's not the heat index values which could hit 105. That's what the actual temperatures…

Teacher's Aide Busted For Tampering With Evidence

A Harris County teacher's aide busted for tampering with evidence after the murder of a rising rap artist is part of a mother daughter duo now charged in connection to the case. A…

Rapper's Friends Charged With His Murder

Police tell First News a local rapper's own friends are in custody for his murder.  All three suspects charged with murder were so well acquainted a detective testified Jaylin Williams was easily coaxed…

Triple Digit Heat this Weekend

TGIF! It's a very nice start this morning as we enjoy cooler temps and comfy humidity. We are still in a dry and hot pattern as even drier air filters in. No rain…

Hot, Less Humid

We'll be hotter than normal through the weekend and stay rain-free until a slight chance of rain enters the forecast Sunday. Not looking at record daytime highs, but we'll hover 5-8 degrees above…

Thursday Heat, Dorian Remains Strong

The unofficial end of summer came on Labor Day, but summer is nowhere near being done. Not only do we stay hot over the next several days, we'll be 5-7 degrees above the…

Summer Heat, Dorian Slightly Stronger

Still a lot of interest in Hurricane Dorian, but the big weather story for us is the HEAT! We are stuck in a hotter than normal pattern that will not loosen its grip…

A Toasty Tuesday, Dorian Weakens

Another dry and hot day is on tap as highs this afternoon push into the low to mid 90s with heat index values in the upper 90s under mostly sunny skies. These conditions…

Dry Conditions & Hot, Dorian Turning

Not much variation in the forecast for this week as high pressure will keep us dry and daytime temperatures will be several degrees above the norm. The humid air will also help push…

AAA: Georgia Pump Prices Continue To Drop

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., (September 2, 2019) — Georgia gas prices continue to decline. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.40 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday's state average is 2 cents less than a week ago, 19 cent less than this time last month, and 29 cents less than this time…

Hot and Dry this Week, Dangerous Dorian

Happy Labor Day! It will be rather quiet for us over the course of the next few days as we’ll be under the influence of high pressure that will keep us dry and…

Goodwill Opens First Outlet Store in the Region

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers (GoodwillSR) opened its first outlet store on August 29. The outlet store differs from a traditional Goodwill store because items are sold by the pound instead of…

A Chance for Weekend Rain, Dorian Strengthens

TGIF! It was another beautiful day across the area with sunny skies, comfy humidity and no rain. All three of these conditions will change moving forward as we get into the long holiday…

Holiday Weekend Dorian-Free

A very refreshing morning will turn into a warm and dry day with highs in the 88-95 range through our area. We'll still see a dry night tonight with low humidity; high school…

Triplet Charged With Brother's Murder

Kenneth Jernigan appeared to break down just seconds after appearing in front of a judge for one count of murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime A police…

Convicted Sex Offender Targets Bus Stops

A convicted sex offender is in police custody after multiple kids and parents allegedly saw the man identified as Javonte Oden engaging in similar acts that first landed him in jail. According to…

Mainly Sunny and Dry through Labor Day

Looking good through the long holiday weekend as we'll stay mostly sunny and dry as we continue to enjoy the lower humidity. We'll wake up to fall-like conditions Friday morning, so grab a…

Dry and Warm to Start the Holiday Weekend

The vast majority of us saw morning readings in the 60s as we headed out the door for work and school, a refreshing change from the hot and humid weather of the past…

Dry and Less Humid Through Saturday

It's taken a little while, but that drier air mass steered in by high pressure to our north finally takes hold Thursday bringing less humid conditions to the area through Saturday. We will…

Jimmy Carter Resumes Work With Habitat For Humanity

(CNN) - Former president Jimmy Carter is getting back to volunteer home building. The 94-year old had hip surgery last spring after falling in his home. Now a spokesperson says Carter and his wife Rosalynn will construct 21 new…

Dry End to Week, Dorian Approaches

A frontal boundary is infiltrating the area this morning, bringing drier air and more pleasant conditions. With the lack of cloud cover as opposed to the past several days, highs will be back…

Rain Chances Dwindle, Less Humidity

A weak cold front will move through Wednesday kicking up showers and thunderstorms out ahead of it, but skies should clear by the afternoon. High pressure will set up shop in its wake…

Police Investigate Triple Shooting

Police investigators are working to determine what exactly happened inside a Mellon Street Apartment where two men were shot multiple times. The Homicide Unit responded to a person being shot at 10:23 Sunday…

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