• Mark Clark: Is Central vs. Smiths Station a rivalry in football?

    Mark Clark: Is Central vs. Smiths Station a rivalry in football?

    Question: Does anyone remember the last time Smiths Station High had possession of the Backyard Brawl trophy or when Central High did not hold possession? Answer: It was back in 2008 when a Mark Rose-coached Panthers football team defeated the Red Devils 27-24 to wrestle the trophy from Central’s grip. Mark Rose has long left

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  • Arrest made in mansion fire

    Arrest made in mansion fire

    On June 16, the historic Williams-Holland Mansion burned in an overnight fire. The home was built in 1884 by Warren Williams and was on historic registries.  On Aug. 6, the Phenix City Fire Department and Police Department held a joint press conference announcing the arrest of 45-year-old Shannon Patrick Swann allegedly for that fire and

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  • Suicides increasing for ages 15-24

    According to a report published in June by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Suicides are on the rise. In 2017, there were more than 6,200 suicides in people age 15-24. Suicide ranked as the second-leading cause of death for that age group, preceded only by automobile accidents. Young people oftentimes haven’t yet

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  • CTV Beam Employee Spotlight: Lisa Gilley

    CTV Beam Employee Spotlight: Lisa Gilley

    This week’s employee spotlight shines on Lisa Gilley who is a part of our Beam Business team. If you have commercial property and service with us, you have likely spoken with her.  Gilley has been a part of the Beam family for seven years and lives in Phenix City where she is a mother of

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  • CTV Beam Employee Spotlight: Derrick James

    CTV Beam Employee Spotlight: Derrick James

    This week, we shine our employee spotlight on Derrick James who has been a part of CTV BEAM for nearly seven years. Derrick was born across the river in Columbus, Ga. and raised here in Phenix City and is a graduate of Central High School. Derrick also recently obtained his Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation from

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  • CTV Beam Employee Spotlight: Cindy Chapman

    CTV Beam Employee Spotlight: Cindy Chapman

    This week’s employee spotlight is on Cindy Chapman. Cindy is our Front Counter Lead CSR and is on her fifth year with CTV Beam. Cindy was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and moved to the states before she turned a year old. She is married to her “best friend and love of her life, Bobby.” She

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