Georgia 'gang member' sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison, still faces other chargesDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
Popular grocer opens another location in GeorgiaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
GBI Investigating Double Homicide in Troup County HomeNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Auburn Coach Butch Thompson Inspires Students with Message of Faith, Preparation, and LoveMississippi News GroupNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Cusseta is Offering Homestyle Comfort: Discover the Delights of The Front PorchDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
Weekly Safety Report: Football Star's Charges, Fatal House Fire, and License Revocation in Phenix City
This week in Phenix City, Alabama, there were three notable incidents. First, former Central-Phenix City High School football star Justyn Ross may have his criminal charges dropped if he complies with a diversion agreement. Second, a house fire on First Avenue resulted in the death of a 76-year-old man. Lastly, Phenix Lumber Company had its business license revoked due to fire code violations.
Weekly Safety Report: Car Crash, Hate Crime, and Cold Case in Lee County, Alabama
This week in Lee County, Alabama, there were three notable incidents. One incident involved a car crash on Veterans Parkway in Opelika, resulting in one fatality and multiple injuries. Another incident reported a hate crime in the Haley Center at Auburn University, involving vandalism potentially motivated by gender and racial bias. Lastly, CrimeStoppers offered a $5,000 reward for information regarding a 2009 Opelika cold case, where the body of 18-year-old Martez Latrell White was found with a gunshot wound on South Long Street.
Auburn beat reporter’s strong message on Bo Nix’s Heisman loss
Opelika-Auburn News editor Justin Lee sent a strong message on Bo Nix’s Heisman loss; calling his Auburn football career’s ending imperfect, and ultimately forgiving the Pinson product for having an imperfectly human collegiate run between his three years with the Tigers and two years at Oregon. “My Heisman...
Hero Lee County Deputy rescues unresponsive toddler in distress
LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – When a child stops breathing, the sensation of helplessness envelops a parent. The feeling is pure fear and desperation as they cry out for anyone to help your child. This month Deputy Jacob Cook of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is being honored for answering the call. The body cam video […]
Calendar of events, Dec. 9, 2023
MOT CHRISTMAS TOY GIVEAWAY Mount of Transfiguration Men Ministry is giving out food and toys to the community of Lee County to bring more joy to the residents during this holiday season on Dec. 9 from noon to 1 p.m The event will be held at 3125 Wyndham Industrial Drive in Opelika.
These columbus, GA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near columbus.
The nation’s first Miele manufacturing facility coming to Alabama
A maker of high-end appliances, Miele, is coming to the US for the first time, and they’re landing in Opelika, Alabama. Keep reading for all the details. Founded in 1899, Miele is a longtime brand based in Germany. These days, they manufacture sleek, modern and high-quality appliances for cooking, cleaning and doing laundry. Their company promise is “Immer Besser,” which translates to “Forever Better.” Always on the cutting edge of design and sustainability, Miele is excited to expand their presence in the US.
Auburn Dominates Hoosiers in Atlanta
ATLANTA, GA.–The Auburn Tigers dominated the Indiana Hoosiers in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday in Holiday Hoopsgiving 104-76. Indiana jumped out to a 22-10 lead early in the first half only to see Auburn outscore the Hoosiers 42-12 the rest of the half to lead 52-34 at intermission. Auburn had 25 assists to Indiana’s 14. Auburn […] The post Auburn Dominates Hoosiers in Atlanta appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
Investigation ongoing in jail cell death of Lee County inmate
LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – A Lee County inmate was found deceased Wednesday morning inside his jail cell. A death investigation is now being conducted by Russell County Sheriff’s Office. The inmate, who was alone in his cell at the time of the discovery, showed no apparent signs of foul play, according to initial reports. […]
WEATHER AWARE: Storms through Sunday morning
Columbus, Ga (WRBL)- Tracking passing showers and storms early this Saturday morning. Showers and storms will continue to pop up this afternoon ahead of tomorrow morning’s cold front. Temperatures will warm into the upper 60s and lower 70s. WEATHER AWARE: Watching storms firing up along the cold front to...
Auburn flip target name-drops Keldric Faulk during visit
Auburn football flip target LJ McCray, currently committed to Florida, sees the vision of how things could go on the Plains — specifically, Keldric Faulk’s, of whom the Mainland (Florida) star name-dropped during his December 9 AU visit. “They’re still trying to get me here and that I...
Man wanted for murder in Alabama arrested in Georgia
The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) said a man wanted for murder out of Calhoun County in Alabama was captured along with authorities discovering he was involved with selling drugs in the Muscogee County area.
Auburn football four-star commit D'Angelo Barber on winning state title in front of Hugh Freeze
Auburn football head coach Hugh Freeze and associate head/running coach Carnell 'Cadillac' Williams were in attendance for the Class 6A AHSAA Super 7 state championship game between Saraland and Clay-Chalkville. Clay-Chalkville linebacker and four-star Auburn commit D'Angelo Barber finished with seven total tackles, commanding the defense. In the final seconds...
Columbus police searching for missing person last seen near Williams Rd in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating Jason Berry. According to officials, Jason was last seen near Williams Road on Friday, December 8th at approximately 11:45 p.m. wearing a teal T-shirt and an unknown color pants. If you have information on...
Bob's 11PM Weather Update
WEATHER AWARE 4 am across Al Counties/3ct-10 am ET across Ga Counties: Sunday's early morning squall line appears to intensify a bit, likely south and well east of Columbus but some models suggest east Alabama through our west central Georgia counties will encounter a robust squall line.
Smoke detectors save lives of Beulah family
The residents had just changed out the batteries of their smoke detectors the day before. Beulah Fire responded to a residential fire in the early hours of Saturday morning to find light smoke emitting from the kitchen of a double-wide mobile home. The flames had been extinguished, damage contained, and the family safely outside. No […] The post Smoke detectors save lives of Beulah family appeared first on Valley Times-News.
UPDATE: Muscogee County Coroner’s Office ID victim in house fire on Buena Vista Rd.
UPDATE 7:05 p.m. – The Muscogee County Coroner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the deceased with WRBL. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan identified the victim as 76-year-old Gerald Marshall. He was pronouced dead on the scene at 4:35 p.m. COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Columbus Fire & EMS is responding to a fire in the […]
Auburn flipping Ryan Williams from Alabama deemed unlikely
Auburn football flipping Saraland’s Ryan Williams from Alabama in the coming weeks was deemed unlikely by The Auburn Observer’s Chris Mendoza. “The next big name Freeze likely wants to see flip is Alabama receiver commit Ryan Williams, who will likely announce his reclassification from 2025 to 2024,” Mendoza prefaced before saying, “Williams is expected to announce his reclassification sometime Monday and will start making official visits.
Auburn's Annual Santa Parade This Saturday: Route Details and Viewing Opportunities for Residents
The Auburn Police Department has released the route for the Santa Parade on Saturday, December 9. Starting at 10 am from the Safety Complex, the parade will pass through streets including Eaton Hill Rd, Hooksett Rd, and Manchester Rd, before ending back at the Safety Complex around 1:30 pm.
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Lee County Today - December 9
If your plans today include tracking the local high school basketball games in Lee County, Alabama, then there is some important info for you to know. Find out how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the piece below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network!...