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    Remember When Encore: Old Muscogee County Courthouse

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    The old Muscogee County Courthouse stood in the shadows of our current government center in downtown Columbus. It was built in 1896. It holds special memories for Columbus resident Jeanne McCrum. More>>

    Remember When Encore: Drive-in Theaters

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    John Gilbert worked at WRBL in the 1970's when the news was captured on film instead of video tape. But John's love of film, cameras and projectors goes back to his boyhood. "I grew up in a drive-in More>>

    Remember When Encore: Pritchett's

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    Joy and Jimmy Shierling know a thing or two about catfish. Joy's parents, H.B. and Ina Mae Pritchett, bought a grocery store on Buena Vista Road in 1946 and transformed it into Pritchett's Kitchenette. More>>

    Remember When Encore: Phenix City Stagg Bowl

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    The year was 1982. West Georgia won the NCAA Division III national championship beating Augustana 14-0 in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl in Phenix City. Phenix City hosted the Stagg Bowl for fifteen More>>

    Remember When Encore: Columbus Square Mall

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    Columbus Square Mall opened in 1965 and was one of the first indoor malls in the State of Georgia. Located on Macon Road, it had 38 stores including Penney's and Sears. Twenty years after it opened More>>

    Remember When Encore: The Goo Goo

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    This is part of our continuing coverage of the 60th anniversary of WRBL. As we share the stories of some of the personalities who graced our airwaves over the years, we thought it would also be appropriate More>>

    Remember When Encore: Columbus Municipal Auditorium

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    As we at WRBL News 3 celebrate our 60th anniversary by recalling the history of the station, we thought it would also be appropriate to remember slices of our city's history at the same time. More>>

    News 3 Neighbors: Margaret Johnson

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    This week's News 3 Neighbors story focuses on one of our longtime employees, Margaret Johnson. Margaret started to work for WRBL in 1957. We had only been on the air a little over three years. More>>

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    • Motorcycle club altercation leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

      Motorcycle club altercation leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:11:25 GMT
      Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police.
      Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police.
    • New Details: Columbus man dies after being run over by own car

      New Details: Columbus man dies after being run over by own car

      Monday, September 1 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:46:27 GMT
      Flowers were left at the scene where 29-year-old Anthony Williams died early Sunday morning after police say he was run over by his car.The crash happened at Chase Homes on 1st Avenue. Many residents say they could hear the crash from inside their home.“You heard the loud boom and there was a crash, when I came over here he was just laying on the ground,” said Selena Ross.Police say initially they responded to a call late Saturday night about a pedestrian being run over by a car. After talkin...
      Flowers were left at the scene where 29-year-old Anthony Williams died early Sunday morning after police say he was run over by his car.The crash happened at Chase Homes on 1st Avenue. Many residents say they could hear the crash from inside their home.“You heard the loud boom and there was a crash, when I came over here he was just laying on the ground,” said Selena Ross.Police say initially they responded to a call late Saturday night about a pedestrian being run over by a car. After talkin...
    • Zip line course runs into setbacks, set to open next Friday

      Zip line course runs into setbacks, set to open next Friday

      Monday, September 1 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:14:59 GMT
      While more than 200 people rafted down the Chattahoochee River on Labor Day - no one has been able to zip line across the river.That's because the zip line course, dubbed “The Blue Heron,” is still closed. Employees at Whitewater Express in Columbus say they had hoped for it to open Monday, but that didn't happen. They say it will open Friday, September 12th- almost 2 weeks later.“We just had, some insurance things we just had to adjust- building codes, everything like that,” says Charlie Cum...
      While more than 200 people rafted down the Chattahoochee River on Labor Day - no one has been able to zip line across the river.That's because the zip line course, dubbed “The Blue Heron,” is still closed. Employees at Whitewater Express in Columbus say they had hoped for it to open Monday, but that didn't happen. They say it will open Friday, September 12th- almost 2 weeks later.“We just had, some insurance things we just had to adjust- building codes, everything like that,” says Charlie Cum...
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