Columbus Firefighter Association races toward second annual MDA 5k
Firefighters are heating up efforts to raise money and break records as the Columbus Firefighter Association's MDA 5k approaches.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Groundbreaking held for St. Patrick's School
The Most Reverend Thoma J. Rodi on Sunday compared St. Patrick's School in Phenix City to the mythological phoenix.
The Montgomery Advertiser
State briefs: 2 men fatally shot; no arrests made
Authorities identified the victims of the shooting early Saturday morning as 31-year-old Phillip Demetrius McCoy and 39-year-old Peter Thomas Sanders.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Double homicide on Stephens Loop, Phenix City
Phenix City Police responded to a call about a shooting at around 4:21 a.m. On arrival, responding officers identified the victim as Phillip Demetrius McCoy, 31. A second subject identified as Peter Thomas Sanders, 39, who was believed to have been shot during the same incident, was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital by a privately owned ... (more)
2 men gunned down in Phenix City
The names of the victims weren't released pending the notification of their relatives, said Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. The coroner said one man sustained a gunshot to the chest and the second had multiple gunshots in the shootings which occurred sometime between 4:30 and 5 a.m. today.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Chattahoochee Valley honors the Stars & Stripes on Flag Day
The Chattahoochee Valley Veterans Council and American Legion Post 135 of Phenix City held a ceremony at 1500 Airport Road in Phenix City.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Deployed Marine's wife desperate to find Cammie, dog stolen from Phenix City, AL
Cammie is a 7-month-old German Shepherd belonging to deployed Marine Michael McCracken and his wife, Brittanie.
Movie filming temporarily closes I-75 in Georgia
TV reports that northbound and southbound lanes were closed Wednesday between exits 277 and 288 in Bartow County.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Phenix City police work to combat graveyard thefts
There were several cases of bronze vases reported stolen from Lakeview Memory Gardens Cemetery in Phenix City recently, according to an email we received in our newsroom.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Richard Hyatt commentary: A front-row seat to history
When Forrest Gump nervously peered over the shoulder of a fellow in a federally issued suit standing next to the feisty rooster that was George Wallace, Mike Raiford had seen enough.
Wife of deployed Marine desperate to find husband's stolen dog
Brittanie says she doesn't understand why the thief left behind Cammie's valuable information like her AKC materials, but Brittanie says her effort to find Cammie won't stop until she's back home.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Three Killed, Others Hurt In U.S. 431 Accident
Three people were killed and four others injured in a Russell County automobile accident.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Al Benn's Alabama: Capitol grounds a dazzling outdoor museum
From the brass star at the top of the steps where Jefferson Davis took the oath as the Confederacy's only president to the coral orange roses planted in memory of the "first lady" of the civil rights movement, it's a building that should be visited by every Alabamian at least once.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Quintet heads to trial for murder of Alabama preacher
The office of South Africa's president says former leader Nelson Mandela has been taken to a hospital because of a lung infection.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
'Need for Speed' Day 3: Fiery car thrown over 13th Street Bridge
As part of a climactic scene for “Need for Speed,” a car was set on fire on the Phenix City side of the 13th Street Bridge on Thursday and thrown over onto the rocks south of the bridge.
Alabama Football Recruiting: Biggest Storylines to Emerge from Saban Camp
Nick Saban's first summer camp session featured a number of 2014's top prospects that made their way to Tuscaloosa.
June 21: The Friends of the Phenix City-Russell County Library host a bag sale
The Friends of the Phenix City-Russell County Library hosts a bag sale 2-6 p.m. Friday, June 21. Book lovers are invited to purchase bags and fill them to the top with gently-used hardback and paperback books at the Friends’ bookstore.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
'Need for Speed' Day 2: Filming scheduled for 13th Street Bridge, Manchester Expressway
Expect a low-flying helicopter that will fly down 13th Street, west to east, on the Phenix City side and along the 13th Street Bridge.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
June 8: Natalie Stovall, Brandon Giles to perform at Phenix City Amphitheater
Natalie Stovall brings a little bit of country and Brandon Giles offers a bit of rock 'n roll when they perform at the Phenix City Amphitheater on Saturday, June 8. Stovall is a fiddle player and she and her band play traditional country as well as new country and some rock classics.