Kelby Hutchison is the breaking news reporter for the Ledger-Enquirer. Originally from Dothan, Ala., Kelby grew up frequently visiting Columbus to eat at Country’s BBQ in the old Greyhound bus station and at Clearview BBQ on River Road. He graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.A. in criminal justice and a M.A. in journalism. During his studies, Kelby specialized in community journalism.
Tucked away on base at Fort Moore, Ga., inside a large warehouse-like building rests a unique feature of the history of war in the world. The U.S. Army Armor & Cavalry Collection has a large collection of tanks and other cavalry vehicles spanning over a century.
One of the most significant increases in crime statistics cited by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office for last year was the skyrocketing value of seized drugs.
The “thunder of doom” echoed throughout the valley and hills as a cloud of white smoke plumed downrange Tuesday afternoon at the tank range at Fort Moore.
Columbus has long been a home to veterans of the military with Fort Moore, formerly Fort Benning, having been a part of the area for over 100 years.
The Chattahoochee River has become a tourist attraction for kayaking and whitewater rafting, but some may not know the history that may lie just feet beneath their paddles.