Fish sampling is essential to understanding the health of the river but is seldom done in this stretch of the Chattahoochee near Columbus, Ga.
Until 2012 and 2013, portions of the Chattahoochee were un-dammed and reengineered, creating a 2.5-mile urban whitewater course. A two-part story will take a trip down the Chattahoochee to explore the economic gains and environmental challenges over the last decade that have incurred from this $26 million restoration project.
Industrial diver Alex Reed Paxton plunged into the bowels of Columbus’ Lake Oliver Dam on Oct. 27, 2020, and never got out alive.
One of the largest and most popular holiday light displays in Columbus, Ga., includes 500,000 computer-controlled lights, synchronized to Christmas music.
Drinking water in Columbus contains traces of toxic chemical compounds, commonly referred to as ‘forever chemicals’, slightly above proposed federal standards.
It’s a “hobby that got out of control.”
Churches throughout Georgia are acting on climate change, conducting energy efficiency audits, powering their houses of worship with clean energy and creating teams of parishioners to see the efforts come to fruition.
Fifty years ago, Larry Schlesinger was sitting in the Yochanan Ben-Zakkai synagogue in Jerusalem when he suddenly heard air raid sirens that marked the beginning of the Yom Kippur War.
Columbus Council is expected Tuesday to confirm Stoney Mathis as the city’s new permanent police chief, removing from his title the “interim” label he has worn since May.
It’s the end of September, and fall is here.
Black community leaders in Columbus not only are criticizing the security that law enforcement agencies provided at the 61st annual Heritage Bowl, the rivalry football game between Carver and Spencer High Schools at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. They also are urging others to help ensure the event doesn’t end in violent chaos again.
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.
Our Columbus queen has found her king.
One day in spring 2021, Brian Cook was driving home with an obscene amount of vinyl records from an Opelika record shop. The trip inspired him to open a record shop of his own in his hometown of Columbus.
A Columbus woman who told the Ledger-Enquirer she was without air conditioning in her Ashley Station apartment for 88 days finally has A/C.