Muscogee County

Murder Suspect Made Bond Days After Kidnapping

A murder suspect was captured in Harris County and returned to Columbus for a preliminary hearing. The Chief Deputy with the Harris County Sheriff's Department tells First News they recieved multiple calls Sunday…

Report: School Altercation Did Not Cause Leg Amputation

Report: School Altercation Did Not Cause Leg Amputation The School District's dismissal from that lawsuit means, in short, nobody's getting a $25 million dollar paycheck as a result of the incident. In fact,…

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…

21-year-old Shot and Killed in Columbus Neighborhood

A 21-year-old was shot and killed Sunday morning in a Columbus neighborhood. It happened on 51st St. and 15th Ave. around 4:30 a.m. According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, 21-year-old Cody Mathis was found dead with a single gunshot…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

  Muscogee County Schools released their 2017-2018 revised dress code and school uniform information. Mallory Hagan and Meteorologist, Dana Barker, discuss the pros and cons of uniforms during Trending Topics. Mallory shares…

Lee County Phone Scam

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has received numerous calls about an individual calling people claiming to be a Lee County Deputy named James Marshall. He tells people they have either missed jury duty or have a fine that needed to…