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SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

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11/5/2020 8:31:08 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - While football fans won’t be able to watch what would have been the 31st annual Fountain City Classic this weekend in Columbus, they still participated in the organization’s ...

11/5/2020 8:15:58 PM
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - Phenix City hosted a ceremony Thursday night to swear in its school board. It’s the first time that school board members have been elected instead of being appointed. Mayor ...

11/5/2020 3:52:13 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A heavy police presence was in a Columbus neighborhood Thursday evening. Several police units are on Northstar Drive. Police were searching for suspects wanted for a possible ...

11/5/2020 10:33:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Phenix City police got a call Wednesday night from a man who said he was kidnapped at gunpoint, put into the trunk of a vehicle and escaped, according to Sheriff ...

11/4/2020 8:25:47 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A suspect is wanted in Columbus for bank card fraud. According to the Columbus Police Department, the victim reported his bank card was stolen July 24 and several thousand ...

11/4/2020 3:56:01 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The victim in a deadly shooting in Columbus Wednesday evening has been identified. Letarius Dorsey, 23, died from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1500 block of Morris Road. He ...

11/4/2020 4:03:00 AM
Bleacher Report
When it comes to re-ranking recruiting classes over the course of time, you need to look at the full body of work for an entire group of prospects throughout their collegiate ...

11/3/2020 8:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
The local high school football teams didn't have much movement in the Alabama Sports Writers Association's poll after the final week of the regular season, as only one of the ...

11/3/2020 5:33:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - After a morning with widespread frost and some folks getting their first freeze of the season, look for a chilly night ahead with more 30s and 40s, and some frost potential in ...

11/3/2020 11:04:46 AM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Today is the day to hit the polls and then reward yourself with Election Day freebies, because why not?! Whether you early voted or you waited until today to exercise your civic ...

11/3/2020 10:27:00 AM
Last year, 461 Aflac employees logged more than 16,450 hours of volunteer work for a variety of charities, including the American Cancer Society, ...

11/3/2020 9:27:00 AM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Election Day is already off to a strong start with lines circling around some voting precincts in the Chattahoochee Valley. Polls opened in Georgia at 7 a.m. and will close ...

11/3/2020 9:26:15 AM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Election Day is already off to a strong start with lines circling around some voting precincts in the Chattahoochee Valley. Polls opened in Georgia at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 ...

11/2/2020 8:09:36 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - It’s been daylight football all season long at Pacelli High School in 2020. The complete do-over at Deimel Field brought brand new, state-of-the-art artificial turf to the ...

11/2/2020 6:48:00 PM
As announced in March 2020, Aflac of Columbus and Aflac of New York are reinsuring, on an indemnity basis, Zurich North America's U.S. in-force group life and disability policies with annualized ...

11/2/2020 12:28:00 PM
The Auburn Plainsman
After Auburn's 48-11 win over LSU on Saturday, Derick Hall has been named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week. The sophomore finished the day with four total tackles, three of which were solo tackles.

11/2/2020 5:55:00 AM
Business Insider
Arbor Vita8 is pleased to announce the opening of its new hemp processing facility. The 75,000 square foot facility is centrally located in Phenix City, Alabama, and it is uniquely positioned to bring ...

11/2/2020 5:27:50 AM
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - It’s been one week since 29-year-old Jaquil Banks was murdered in the parking lot between Carousel Lounge and Foxy Lady Lounge in Columbus. This past Sunday his family and ...

11/2/2020 3:07:00 AM
Lace up your sneakers for the St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School Vikings Booster Club’s 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run to be held Saturday, March 2 in Uptown Columbus. Registrations are now being taken for ...

11/2/2020 12:48:38 AM
PHENIX CITY, Ala (WRBL)- If you travel Highway 431 South in Phenix City, expect delays this morning. A truck spilled logs on the roadway near the Hampton Inn and Suites. Traffic is stalled on ...

11/1/2020 3:49:28 PM
The Georgia Department of Public Health has updated its protocols for quarantine during COVID-19 to allow individuals to vote in person Tuesday.

11/1/2020 2:53:00 PM
Several community leaders came together to host a community unity event this afternoon in Columbus. About hundred people came together at Woodruff Riverfront Park for ...

11/1/2020 2:40:00 PM
Early voting has come and gone here in Columbus, and now the Elections and Registration team is preparing for Election Day. The Columbus Trade and Convention Center ...

11/1/2020 1:10:50 PM
Polls show the race for U.S. Senate in Georgia between Republican Senator David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff remains close.

11/1/2020 6:45:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Here's a look at the former Friday night stars who shined Saturday from Auburn High, Central, Dadeville and Opelika, including Central-Phenix City's Javion Cohen.

10/31/2020 3:19:00 PM
Several community leaders are hosting an event to promote reconciliation and everyone is invited to attend. Several faith leaders in Columbus are hosting a community ...

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