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Chattco Panthers Enter New Football Era

 The Chattahoochee County High School varsity football team is entering a new era with the start of the 2022 season, as they have a new head coach, Ryan McKenzie.  Coach McKenzie is in his 11th season coaching high school football. This is his first time at the helm as a head coach and he’s very excited.
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7 Chattahoochee Valley suspects among 22 indicted in alleged drug ring

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Several people from the Chattahoochee Valley face multiple drug trafficking charges following a federal indictment. On June 15, a federal indictment was decided, charging 22 suspects in an alleged drug trafficking organization in Middle Georgia. Investigators with the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces say the...
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Latavia's Closet hosts Back to School Bash in Cusseta

 Latavia’s Closet helped many families get ready for the start of the school year by hosting a Back to School Bash at the Roscoe Robinson Center in Cusseta on Saturday, July 30.  They were joined by a wide variety of partners who offered free school supplies, as well as...
CUSSETA, GA
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Diverse Power customers seeing extreme rise in power bills

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - People serviced by Diverse Power are experiencing a sharp rise in their electric bills. Last Wednesday, Diverse Power announced a temporary 10% rate increase, leaving many people in the Chattahoochee Valley with skyrocketing bills. According to Diverse Power, the increase is a response to a 28%...
MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GA
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LIST: Back to school dates for Chattahoochee Valley

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Summer is coming to an end for school-aged children - and school is right around the corner for most kids in the Chattahoochee Valley. Below is a list of school start dates for the counties in our area. ALABAMA COUNTIES:. Phenix City Schools: August 4. Russell...
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Local school districts cope with lack of bus drivers

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - It’s time for school and time for kids to get back on the bus. While students may be back in the classroom post pandemic, school bus drivers are a dime a dozen. A few factors contributing to fewer drivers nationally are age and the pandemic.
HARRIS COUNTY, GA
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Developer Pitches Plan for Cusseta Subdivision

 The potential development of a subdivision was a big topic during the recent monthly meeting of the Commission of the Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County. Officials also voted to become a Second Amendment Sanctuary County and discussed other issues, including a change to the charter and fees to be charged for future liquor stores.
CUSSETA, GA

The County Where the Most People Rent in Every State

For the first time in the nation’s history, median monthly rents in the United States crossed the $2,000 mark. According to a report from real estate listing site Redfin, the median rent on all apartments listed nationwide rose 15% compared to a year ago. For those millions of Americans who do not have the stability afforded to them through homeownership, rising rent will take a serious financial toll.

COVID-19: Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area Among the Safest in America

The U.S. reported over 760,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending July 5, bringing the total count to more than 86.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 1,007,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]
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COVID-19: Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area Among the Safest in America

The U.S. reported over 573,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending June 28, bringing the total count to more than 85.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 1,005,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In […]
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