Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Digital Content Manager

Alex joined News Leader 9 as an intern in August 2017 and then joined the Digital Team in December 2017 and became the Digital Content Manager in April 2019.

He is from Columbus and graduated from Columbus State University with Bachelor’s of Arts in English-Professional Writing in December 2017 and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Communication at Auburn University.

Recent Articles by Alex

Tips for staying safe while operating your grill

Former LaGrange TV station owner sentenced to 1,000 years in prison paroled after 7

UPDATE: Alleged zebra abuser identified after slapping animal at Wild Animal Safari

When and where can I shoot off fireworks in Georgia?

Hate crime bill passes through Ga. legislature, moves to Gov. Kemp’s desk

  Columbus teacher appearing on ‘Ellen’

Georgia National Fairgrounds reopening, planning ahead for Georgia National Fair

15 Georgians arrested on child exploitation charges during COVID-19 pandemic

More than 13K Georgians test positive for COVID-19, death toll continues rising

Reports: Two ICE detainees in Stewart Co. test positive for COVID-19

Mother of Ga. baby found dead in cooler identified 14 months later

Supreme Court of Ga. grants new trial to man convicted rape, murder more than 40 years ago

Schools should consider closing for two weeks, Gov. Kemp says

Georgia Power bills could lower for residents across the state

156 dogs rescued across Georgia in dog abuse sting, including Chattahoochee Valley

Man charged with aggravated assault for actions after brother’s murder released from jail

Columbus father facing murder charges for allegedly shaking infant son to death

Columbus police searching for runaway 16-year-old who “looks much older”

Lee Co. woman arrested for trafficking meth, bails out, back nine days later

Columbus teenage runaway last seen Jan. 19, police, family searching

GBI investigating LaGrange officer-involved shooting after domestic disturbance turned homicide

“No One Wants to See Traffic on Snapchat, Brenda:” GDOT names safety message winners

Two Opelika women arrested in Troup Co. with two gallons of date rape drug

ONE YEAR LATER: No major updates after baby found dead in cooler in Troup Co.

Sen. Kelly Loeffler sworn in, becomes first Ga. woman to truly hold office

Columbus entrepreneurs appearing on ‘Shark Tank’ with portable sleeping pod

Civil rights icon, Ga. representative John Lewis diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer

Miss Georgia named first runner-up in Miss America 2020 Competition

Columbus man wanted for Tenn. man’s murder at LaGrange Motel 6

Georgia Power customers can expect a higher bill in 2020