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Yearbooks Scrapped Over KKK Symbols

(KSEE) California's Fresno Unified School District is stepping in after hate symbols appeared in a middle school yearbook. Edison Computech's yearbook looks normal, but flip through the pages and you'll find a dedication to eighth grade history teacher Kari Pruett,…

Southern Peaches in Short Supply

According to agriculture experts, a warmer than normal winter combined with a late spring freeze have put the famed fruit in short supply. In Georgia, peaches will be ready to sell earlier than usual, but crops will run out by…

Deal: May tax revenues up 10.3 percent

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal announced on Monday that Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled nearly $1.73 billion, for an increase of $161.5 million, or 10.3 percent, compared to May 2016. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled roughly $19.79…

Alabama House Rules Committee Chairman Steps Down

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The chairman of the powerful Alabama House Rules Committee announced Monday that he is stepping down from his chairmanship and will not seek re-election next year after two decades in the Legislature. Republican Rep. Alan Boothe,…

The Latest On Russia Investigation

An intelligence contractor was charged with sending a classified report about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election to the news media, the Justice Department announced Monday, the first criminal leak case under President Trump. The case showed the department’s willingness…

Volunteers Needed This Week in Columbus

Christian Community Service Center, Inc. is in need of volunteers! WHO: Volunteer adults and teenagers are needed to instruct students in Reading Comprehension and Math. Volunteers include Active and Retired Teachers,  Administrators or Para-professionals, College Graduates, College Students, High School…

Alabama Earthquake

A small earthquake has struck northeastern Alabama near the Georgia line. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred Friday morning. The quake was centered in a rural area about 7 miles east of Fort Payne, but…

Kevin Hart's Opens Up in New Memoir

(CNN) - He's tackled movies, television and stand-up. Now Kevin Hart is taking on the literary world. His new memoir, "I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons", goes on sale Tuesday. The comedian has been out promoting his book and…

Fired worker kills 5, then self as siren approached

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man who was fired from a Florida awning factory in April returned Monday with a semi-automatic pistol and methodically killed five people, then took his own life at the sound of an approaching siren, authorities…

Government Building Survey

New Government and Judicial Building Commission released a survey. The Commission is asking for Columbus residents to complete the survey in order to better understand the needs of the community. The “New Government & Judicial Building Survey” is designed to…

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