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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTVM

    This Memorial Day Weekend, Alabamians on average, are spending $2.49 for a gallon of gas. "It's still a little more than we want to pay right now.

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  2. Scott's Ride for Miracles returns home after final tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTVM

    With fresh tans, dirty bikes, and tears in their eyes, the 22 bikers of the Scott's Ride for Miracles had a big homecoming Friday after weeks on the road. Their first stop in Columbus was the Covenant Woods retirement community to visit one Rider's mother, who lives there.

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  3. Experts offer safe swimming tips for holiday weekend, vacation seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTVM

    Despite a day and age when people can often swim year round at indoor aquatic centers, the kickoff of summer vacation season still brings a lot of people to the swimming hole at once. City pools, and those at apartment complexes, often open Memorial Day weekend, even Memorial Day itself.

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  4. A Sylvania teacher and band director was suspended after her Facebook post.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTVM

    Some neighbors are speaking out in support of a Dekalb County band director, who was put on paid leave for a Facebook rant over a smelly senior prank. Cindy Stephens remains on leave after she suggested that she wished some recent graduates would be sexually assaulted in prison.

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  5. Phenix City veteran warns of possible lottery scam after becoming a victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WTVM

    A Phenix City man says he lost $1,650 after giving the money away to claim his lottery prize win. Now he wants to share his experience in order to prevent others from falling into the same trap.

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  6. Crews cleaning up tanker truck accident on I-85 near Opelika, no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WTVM

    Crews are on the scene after a one vehicle accident on Interstate 85 Northbound at the Columbus Parkway exit. At about 3 p.m. CDT, a tanker truck went into the median to avoid colliding with a car and rolled over on its side.

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  7. Exchange Club hosts golf tournament benefiting people in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WTVM

    The Exchange Club of Columbus held its 5th annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 22. More than 30 people participated in at the Bull Creek Golf Course in Midland. Money raised from this event will go towards services needed in the community for youth and needy families.

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  8. Man identified in fatal vehicle pedestrian accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WTVM

    Russell County coroner has confirmed a fatal vehicle pedestrian accident on Thursday, May 20. Ezzie Lee Bullard, 31, was hit by a car on Highway 280 in Phenix City and then died from head trauma injuries.

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  9. PCBOR holds open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WTVM

    This event will provide an opportunity to get more information on houses throughout the Phenix City, Lee County and Russell County area.

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  10. Triathletes want to inspire a new Wounded Warrior run in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WTVM

    Two men, who both share a love for running and military service members, wants others to join in their efforts of starting a run for wounded warriors in two southwest Georgia cities. Avid triathlon athletes Eric Thomas and David Hickox say it's their love for running and service members that gave them the idea of starting a race for wounded warriors.

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  11. Alabama Live pool party today at the YMCA; AL attorney general warning consumers of scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTVM

    Storms will become widespread again this afternoon. That means more heavy rain will be possible today .

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  12. Junior Marshals recognized at graduation ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTVM

    It was a night of celebrations at Occasions Event Center in Columbus. The 2015 Junior Marshal's Graduation Program was hosted by Marshal Greg Countryman.

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    Friday May 15 | WTVM

    As part of Small Business Week, the annual Small Business Awards Celebration was held Thursday night at the RiverMill Event Centre. Awards were presented for Small Business of the Year and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, along with the Visionary Award.

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  14. Police: Phenix City shooting suspect capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTVM

    After being on the run for two days, 25-year-old Matthew Page of Phenix City now sits in the Lee County Detention Center. Around 3:30 p.m., investigators and deputies with the U.S. Marshals service tried to pull over a vehicle matching the description, but it led to a chase down Lee Road 249 and ended when the car ran off the road and became stuck in the dirt.

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  15. AL Attorney General warns of fake debt collector callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTVM

    Attorney General Luther Strange warns of a new scam in Alabama involving callers who claim to be from the Attorney General's Office attempting to collect a debt. Someone pretending to be from the Attorney General's Office calls the victim and threatens arrest if a bill is not paid.

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  16. "Ride of Silence" honors victims of bike tragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WTVM

    Residents in the Chattahoochee Valley and cities across the nation joined together to honor cyclists who have died from an accident with a car or truck. The annual Ride Of Silence kicked off just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday starting at the Columbus Museum. 1 comment

  17. Russell County updates emergency plan for natural disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WTVM

    If a natural disaster hits Russell County, officials say they are prepared to receive help from the state of Alabama. At the Russell County Commission meeting Wednesday, emergency officials asked the commissioners to adopt their updated multi-jurisdiction hazard mitigation plan.

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  18. Officials searching for Phenix City man in connection to shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTVM

    Officials are searching for a Phenix City man wanted in connection to a shooting in Smiths Station last month. On Tuesday, May 12 shortly before 11 a.m. CST, Lee County deputies received a tip that Matthew Bruce Page, 25, was at an address on Lee Road 208 in Phenix City.

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  19. 7-month-old baby ejected in 1-vehicle wreck on Winchester RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTVM

    A wreck shut down Winchester Road in New Market for several hours on Tuesday after a one-vehicle accident. Rescue crews say five people, including a 7-month-old baby, were taken to the hospital.

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  20. Juvenile arrested in connection to fatal pedestrian accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WTVM

    An arrest has been made in connection to a one-car accident that claimed a Phenix City man's life last month. Nathan Wombles died on Sunday, April 26 after he was struck by a 1987 Jeep Wrangler driven by a 16-year-old male.

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