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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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    • UPDATE: Ft. Stewart Soldier Killed in Fl. Plane Crash, Daughter Critically Injured

      UPDATE: Ft. Stewart Soldier Killed in Fl. Plane Crash, Daughter Critically Injured

      Monday, July 28 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:49:01 GMT
      A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach.The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel and smashing a propeller.The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office identifies the victims as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana.Officials tell the Sarasota Herald-Tribune the victims were either hit by the plane or its debris.Stay t...
      A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach.The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel and smashing a propeller.The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office identifies the victims as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana.Officials tell the Sarasota Herald-Tribune the victims were either hit by the plane or its debris.Stay t...
    • Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

      Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

      A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
      A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
    • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
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