3 hrs ago
South Girard School's new principal promoted from Central High
The Phenix City Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved superintendent Randy Wilkes' recommendation to hire Kerry McDonald as principal of the school system's eighth-grade school.
7 hrs ago
Phenix City area residential sales in June improve 18% from prior month
Phenix City area residential sales totaled 80 units in June, an improvement in sales growth of 17.6 percent from last month but 22.3 percent below the same month a year ago.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Court: Jealousy sparked fatal assault on mother of three
The brutality that ended with Caneya "Candy" Webb's fatal strangulation in June 2013 began with boyfriend Curtis Durall Newsome's checking her cellphone while she was in the shower of her Edmond Estates apartment in Phenix City, according to testimony Wednesday in Newsome's murder trial.
Miss Alabama contestant KeLeigh Edwards, junior queens, bring gifts to UAB Women & Infants Center
Edwards, who was chosen to be Miss Smiths Station 2014 in a scholarship competition in Smiths Station, Ala., near Phenix City, was accompanied by her court - the junior queens in the Miss Smiths Station pageant.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Murder trial: Fleeing suspect caught driving too slowly on I-85
With $1,900 in his pocket, Phenix City murder suspect Curtis Durall Newsome was halfway to Atlanta in his dead girlfriend’s Ford Explorer when he made a crucial mistake around 6 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013: He drove too slowly in the passing lane on Interstate 85. Newsome was just north of Interstate 185, and just south of Hogansville, when ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Court: Curtis Newsome homicide victim found hogtied in Phenix City apartment
The day before Curtis Durall Newsome was charged with Caneya T. Webb's murder, two Edmond Estates maintenance employees worked unaware that only a thin wall separated them from the 26-year-old woman's body, according to court testimony.
Phenix City man accused of beating girlfriend's 2-year-old child, causing multiple injuries
Zachary Ryan Tadlock, 22, was arrested July 18 and charged with torture and willful abuse of a child and domestic violence assault in the third degree, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Maybe school board problem is institutional
The Phenix City Board of Education just can't seem to stay off the news or on the record.
Phenix City man, 22, accused of torturing 2-year-old boy
A Phenix City man is accused of torturing a 2-year-old boy at a home in the 600 block of Lee Road 307, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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Construction worker rescued from 13th Street Bridge
Traffic trying to cross the 13th Street Bridge hit an unexpected detour. The major passageway from Columbus to Phenix City was closed for hours as Fire and EMS rescue workers devised a plan to save a man who was injured and stranded above the water.
Attorney: Asking two Phenix City school board members to leave closed session was improper
It was improper for the Phenix City Board of Education president to ask two board members to leave last week's closed discussion of a lawsuit, the general counsel for the Alabama Association of School Boards said Thursday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Phenix City school board alleges harassment from clergy
Phenix City Council hears from concerned clergy on Monday following the controversial firing of City Manager Wallace Hunter on May 20. A pastor and a group of activist ministers are "harassing, intimidating, humiliating, defaming and interfering" with the Phenix City Board of Education and some of its members, the board alleges in its response to a ... (more)
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Alabama teen sentenced in school bomb plot
An Alabama teenager accused of plotting to attack classmates with homemade explosives has been sentenced to two years on supervised probation followed by three years in prison.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Edge is razor sharp in NeSmith DLMS East Alabama win
Chase Edge of LaFayette, AL was razor sharp Friday night, as he disappeared from the field in his Edge's Gas Company Special to win the Salute To The Armed Forces 50 for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series in night two of the four-race Salute To America Nationals at East Alabama Motor Speedway in front of a standing-room-only crowd.
Dive team suspends search in Chattahoochee River for possible jumper
A dive team suspended a search on the Chattahoochee River north of Dillingham Street Bridge late Tuesday after a teen reported a man jumping from the bridge’s concrete rails.
Man arrested in Phenix City, charged with attempted murder
A suspect is in jail accused of firing shots into a car occupied by his girlfriend and one-year-old child.
Don't like the cameras? Don't run the red light
To some, it's a common-sense deterrent to a commonplace violation -- running red lights.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
A-State's J.D. McKissic Makes Paul Hornung Award Watch List
Arkansas State junior wide receiver J.D. McKissic has been named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List, announced Monday by the Louisville Sports Commission.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Authorities believe Phenix City woman drowned
Russell County coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. tells the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that 55-year-old Lisa Hall was pronounced dead at 9:03 p.m. Thursday.