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Children’s Traveling Book Festival returns to Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Children’s Book Festival returned to the Columbus Public Library this past weekend. On Friday, four notable authors spent time with Muscogee County School District students, sharing their passion behind the books they’ve created. One author in attendance was children’s author Marc Brown created “Arthur” back in the 1970.“Arthur” turned […]
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Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon talks with WRBL News 3

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon joined News 3 in the studio on Thursday to address a number of topics including gun safety, recruitment efforts, and crime trends here in Columbus. Muscogee County’s homicide count for 2022 is about half of what it was at this point in 2021. Chief Blackmon says […]
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Summer construction planned for Muscogee County Schools

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Big changes and improvements are on the way for Muscogee County Schools. The school district plans for multiple construction projects to be completed when students return in the Fall. Chief Operations and Facilities Officer for the Muscogee County School District, Travis Anderson, highlighted these upgrades at the May 9 School Board […]
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39th Annual Special Olympics kicked off today in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department kicked off the Georgia Special Olympics today. The community was invited to the 39th Annual Special Olympics Torch Run at the Public Safety Building on 10th Street. Registration started at 8 a.m., then the opening ceremony followed at 9 a.m. The route...
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Columbus Police Department hosts 39th Annual Special Olympics Torch Run

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department kicked off the Georgia Special Olympics today. The community was invited to the 39th Annual Special Olympics Torch Run at the Public Safety Building on 10th Street. Registration started at 8 a.m., then the opening ceremony followed at 9 a.m. The route...
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Sunny & Below Seasonable for Monday!

We’ve got a few clouds out there this morning, but by the afternoon, we’ll see tons of sunshine and temps slightly below average for this time of the year. Today’s high about 80 degrees. We’ll remain dry with lots of sunshine for much of the week ahead....
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Man dead following March shooting, homicide division investigating

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – After nearly two months in the hospital, a shooting victim was pronounced dead this Saturday afternoon. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms that 26- year-old Brandon Jones was pronounced dead at 4:35 p.m. in Piedmont’s ICU. Jones was shot on Mar. 17 while driving on Forest Road at Urban Ave. His […]
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A Beautiful Day For Mom! Happy Mother’s Day!

We could not have asked for a better Mother’s Day weekend! We’re starting out in the 50s this morning, but we’ll warm up to near 80 degrees once again today. We’ll see a few high clouds this afternoon, but no rain is in sight for your Mother’s Day!
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