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Ala. deputy arrested for synthetic marijuana
The man was arrested Wednesday after police found 1.5 pounds of synthetic marijuana, or spice, in his Lee County apartment.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Definitely not about morality
I saw in the story in Sunday's Ledger about the Indian casinos in Alabama. I have lived in Phenix City most of my life and I would like to give you my opinion of the gambling issue.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Phenix City priest explains history of Good Friday
With only two days shy of the Easter Sunday, many Christians are spending their Good Friday to properly prepare for the holiday.
Phenix City restaurant serves free Easter dinner to wounded soldiers
More than a dozen soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Benning and their families will be treated to a free Ezell's Easter Appreciation dinner today at the restaurant in Phenix City.
Yard sale stretches from Alabama's Black Belt to Texas
The World's Widest Yard Sale has grown, by three states. In 2013, the yard sale ran across Alabama's midsection, the Black Belt, from the Georgia border to the Mississippi.
Alabama man wielding baseball bat, large knife claims mob chased him outside Columbus...
An Alabama man wielding a baseball bat and large knife frightened employees of a Columbus Burger King late Tuesday night causing them to lock the doors and call police.
Phenix City man escapes custody twice, now recaptured
A man who has reportedly escaped from both the Lee County Detention Facility and the Muscogee County Prison is now in custody once again, according to Columbus authorities.
Barbara Gauthier visits Westview Elementary School for Career Day
News Leader 9's Barbara Gauthier had a great time today participating in career day at Westview Elementary School in Phenix City.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Robbery suspect who allegedly shot at Phenix City police headed to trial
A Columbus armed robbery suspect appears headed to trial in Russell County for shooting at Phenix City police and a district attorney’s investigator as authorities tried to capture him there July 25, 2013.
Alabama joins 3 states in US 80 yard sale
The redesigned SAT won't debut for another two years, but now students can get a peak at what it may look like.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Ezell's Catfish of Phenix City hosting Easter at Ezell's Appreciation Week
Throughout the week, Ezell's Catfish in Phenix City will be spotlighting different local groups nightly for their commitment to our local community and military base, and for making the Phenix City, Fort Benning and Columbus areas such a special place to live.
Revival on the River: Unity Night brings together community members, churches
It's called "Revival on the River: Unity Night" and will happen Friday night, April 25 at the Phenix City Amphitheater.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Parham selected for Phenix City board
Phenix City Council selected Zara Parham in a 5-0 vote Tuesday evening to serve on the Board of Education, replacing longtime member Florence Bellamy.
K&N Racing News
K&N's Ray Cook Rallies to Sixth Overall in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
The "Tarheel Tiger," Ray Cook kicked off his 2014 race schedule in winning style as he flat-out dominated the Crate Late Model portion of 'Ice Bowl XXIII' at the Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama.
Phenix City man pleads guilty to 7 counts of indecent exposure
The Phenix City man who is accused of exposing his private parts in public pled guilty to several charges in court on April 15. Zachary Belitz was charged with seven counts of indecent exposure.
Knowles Drives To Chevy Super Series Win At East Alabama Motor Speedway
Jake Knowles of Tyrone, GA had an exciting start, then an easy race for 40 laps, followed by an anxious last ten laps.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Man smelling like pot nabbed on drug charges
A Phenix City man with a strong odor of marijuana was arrested shortly after he entered a Smiths Station, Ala., business near Lee Road 240 and Lee Road 197, authorities at the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Florence Bellamy resigns from Phenix City Board of Education; personnel changes approved
Florence Bellamy, a trailblazing public education advocate, has resigned from the Phenix City Board of Education after 25 years of service.
Sheriff: Three arrested at Phenix City burglary stash house
Lee and Russell County Sheriff's deputies uncovered stolen guns and pounds of marijuana after locating a suspected burglary stash house in Phenix City Thursday evening, officials say.