Harris County, GAfox5atlanta.com

Woman shoots, kills man who had a history of assaulting her, deputies say

HOUSTON - Authorities say a woman in north Harris County shot and killed a man Sunday morning for assaulting her and told deputies, it's not the first time he's done so. Deputies with the Harris Co. Sheriff's Office were called around 6:30 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 2300 block of Bammelwood Dr., where a man was found laying on the ground from a fatal gunshot wound.
Muscogee County, GAWTVM

GPDH data shows COVID cases rising among children

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - New data from the Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) shows a rise in COVID cases among children. Local officials say if parents haven’t considered getting their children vaccinated before, they seriously should do it now. “You have to protect your children. And in anyway you...
Columbus, GALedger-Enquirer

What happens during an eviction in Columbus? We took an inside look.

Deputy Keith Cooper began executing evictions this year after the marshal’s office merged with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office. Despite only doing this duty for a few months, he has plenty of stories to tell about his experiences. Working on the eviction team can be unpredictable. He’s had cases where...
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Columbus Journal

Daily Weather Forecast For Columbus

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Columbus: Sunday, August 1: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Monday, August 2: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Chance of showers and thunderstorms
Columbus, GAwrbl.com

How to keep your home cool with high temperatures

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – With high temperatures on the rise, here are some tips and tricks on how to keep your home and yourself cool. With the end of summer nearing, high temperatures are still on the rise. These high temperatures can be considered dangerous, causing heatstroke, heat exhaustion and causing the temperature in your home to rise.
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Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen wins evening wear preliminary

Orlando, Fl. (WRBL) – July 29, Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen Megan Wright won the Evening Wear Competition on the second night of preliminaries of the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition in Orlando. Evening wear in the preliminaries accounted for 20 percent of the final score, according to a press release.
Columbus, GAWTVM

Columbus church holds shoe giveaway for Muscogee Co. students

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - With classes beginning in just a few days, hundreds of Muscogee County students will have brand new shoes to kick off the new school year with. New Destiny Church in Columbus held its third “Soles for School” shoe giveaway over the weekend. Church members, along with others in the community, donated money to fund this outreach initiative.
Columbus, GAWTVM

Columbus man missing, last seen on 3rd Ave.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in finding 28-year-old Justin Wade Floyd. Police say Floyd is autistic and operates on an 8-10 year old mindset. Authorities say Floyd was last seen Sunday around 5 p.m. at 425 3rd Avenue in Columbus. Floyd is...
Columbus, GAwrbl.com

Heat pulls back as afternoon showers and storms return

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — This upcoming week we finally see a reprieve from the dangerous heat we ended the month of July on as a boundary moves into the southeast helping to set off a few showers and storms. Expect afternoon highs to warm to near 90 in a few select areas but mid to upper 80s will be back for everybody as this boundary brings a ‘cool down’ to the region as high pressure builds westward.
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UGA 2022 Targets Receive Official Offers

August first of every calendar year is the first day that schools can offer rising high school seniors their official scholarship officials. Georgia has made it there mission to be one of the first schools to make official offers to their top targets. Five-star defensive tackle Mykel Williams out of...