Colin Scroggins of CNAW News 2 has been dubbed by many as ‘Columbus, Georgia’s Favorite Nephew’ for his work as the region’s youngest and arguably most successful crime reporter. However, the acclaimed CNAW Facebook page suffered serious technical issues on September 15. Explore the full story for the details on what was allegedly preventing you from finding his content on Facebook.
Have you ever wondered why Columbus, Georgia’s logo and branding are so amazingly pathetic? There’s a story to it, and boy does it not disappoint. Explore the full story for the details of what actually happened, as alleged by those who were there and tried frivolously to stop the inevitable aMaZiNgNeSs from ironically depicting the true brand of the city.
Fulton County’s indictment of former President Donald J. Trump includes 30 unindicted co-conspirators who allegedly helped ‘subvert’ the 2020 election results. One of those alleged accomplices is the new treasurer of the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus. Explore the full story to see how Columbus local Joseph Brannan is ‘Individual 9’ in one of the nation’s most controversial conspiracies.
On August 5 in front of Frank’s Alley, local volunteers of Paws Humane will be holding a fundraiser, bake sale, and donation event to help provide desperately-needed supplies for our city’s needy animals. Donations of pet food and supplies will also be accepted, with a list of recommended items in the article. All proceeds from the event will go directly to Paws. Explore the full story for the details!
During the city council meeting held on July 11, officials mandated that the new Liberty Theatre & Cultural Arts Center Advisory Board must have a certified CPA as one of its members. However, while other boards may have accountants as members, the mandate appears to only apply to the Liberty Theatre board. Explore the full story for the details and see what city councilors had to say.
E. Coli contamination remains dangerously unsafe at the confluence of Mill Creek into the Chattahoochee River with levels 4.3x the EPA’s limit, according to recent data published by the Chattahoochee River Conservancy on July 14. However, the data is only published to local social media pages and remains absent from the entire searchable internet. Explore the full story to see the data visualized, along with a look at what the good people at the CRC had to say.
Yesterday morning’s data from the Chattahoochee River Conservancy shows dangerously high levels of E. Coli flowing into the river from Mill Creek. The issue has been ongoing for months, though Phenix City hasn’t fixed the problem. All the while, CRC has worked their tails off to collect the data and bring it to light. Explore the full story to see how you can help CRC keep our river clean.
A few weeks ago, we revealed that the local United Way is forcing Columbus nonprofits to ask local kids about their sexuality or lose their funding. Now, leaked documents including funding contracts obtained by the Muckraker undeniably prove it. Explore the full story to see the documents for yourself, along with how the United Way knowingly lied to City Councilors’ faces in an effort to cover it up.
In May of last year, local educator Vanessa Ellis was recognized for her exceptional teaching abilities as the Muscogee County Teacher of the Year. Now, as her dedication to students continues to exceed the standard, Ellis has been named as the Runner Up for the 2024 Georgia Teacher of the Year. Explore the full story to see how you can help support outstanding teachers like Vanessa Ellis as they continue to develop the bright future of our city.
VisitColumbusGA, the branch of the Columbus government that believes ‘tourism’ is going to save a city with a third-world homicide rate, recently held an event to celebrate their ‘success.’ However, the event was ironically held where two people were shot just days prior. Explore the full story to see how a toxic culture of self-congratulatory idiots continues to ignore reality as our city continues to decay.
In May of last year, local educator Vanessa Ellis was recognized for her exceptional teaching abilities as the Muscogee County Teacher of the Year. Now, as her dedication to students continues to exceed the standard, Ellis is a finalist for the upcoming Georgia Teacher of the Year. Explore the full story to see how you can help support outstanding teachers like Vanessa Ellis as they continue to develop the bright future of our city.
Internal messages show the Springer knew their adult play with nudity and simulated sex should require patrons to sign a waiver, but the executive staff trashed that idea opting to allow children to attend instead. After our published exposé, the Springer changed course and hastily added two contradictory disclaimers to their website. The nudity was ultimately removed and parents were finally advised of the show’s content. Explore the full story to see how the Springer scrambled to literally cover their behinds.
Nine months after its original publishing, this article’s sentiments continue to expose the Springer Opera House’s haphazard and inconsistent ways. As the Springer now scrambles to alter its age restrictions for a show featuring extreme adult content, their motives and morals come into question again. Explore the full story to see how the Springer claims to be a champion of free speech, yet continues to combat speech they do not agree with.
We recently published an article exposing how the Springer’s staff currently plans to allow children to attend a play that explicitly features profane language, simulated sexual acts, and real nudity, all while receiving state grant funds. In this follow-up, we wanted to inform the public of what local organizations are funding the Springer’s production. Explore the full story to see a complete list of the Springer Opera House’s current sponsors.
Though the Springer is producing a play featuring profane language, simulated sexual acts, and real nudity, its staff currently aren’t planning to exclude children from attending. As the State Theatre of Georgia, the Springer sees no problem with using its state funding to distribute sexual content to minor children. Explore the full story to see how the disturbingly-adult content could land the Springer in seriously hot water.
Since its original publishing in July 2022, the words of this article unfortunately continue to be proven true with each passing day. Though Columbus says it wants to retain talented and educated people, its actions continue to drive them away. Explore the full story to see how this irony may provide the valuable insight needed to get it right.
On April 5, WTVM made an embarrassing past-tense Facebook post about the special meeting called by city council before the meeting had even occurred. More interestingly, the article contained objectively false and misleading info about how city council can legally remove a city officer. Explore the full story to see how a few tactful comments from the Muckraker caused WTVM to pull their false article from their website completely.
After a series of complaints of criminal mischief on March 17 led to an investigation by officers, it was discovered that a pot full of gold had been stolen from in front of an apartment building in downtown Columbus. The short-statured suspect remains at large. Explore the full story to see the mythical details and how you can help CPD catch this elusive suspect.
In light of the horrific recent events that continue to unfold for our city’s heroes in the Columbus Police Department, we have felt so moved as to pen a poem memorializing their continued displays of relentless heroism each and every day. Explore the full story to share in our experience of support for the valiant men and women of the Columbus Police Department.
After a years-long pattern of scandals and shoddy behavior, Springer Opera House producing artistic director Paul Pierce has announced he is ‘retiring’ — which includes continuing to work at the Springer, but in a new role, without executive authority, while his old job is covered by two current employees. Explore the full story for the details.
Whoops! In an attempt to highlight ‘tourism’ in the Fountain City, Columbus State University forgot what city they live in and posted a photo of Columbus, Ohio instead. Explore the full story for the aMaZiNg details! Go Buckeyes?
Despite federal law prohibiting governments from curating speech online, the Columbus Government deleted our comments that challenged their narrative and then banned us from commenting in the future. Here’s how we struck back and won.
A former RiverCenter employee came forward in an exclusive interview to expose the discriminatory, unprofessional, abusive, and vindictive things going on at the RiverCenter, including alleged embezzlement. She says the public deserves to know. Here is her story.
Attendance at this year’s Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens was noticeably low, with smaller crowds of attendees discussing the empty box seats amongst themselves. Shrinking social circles and smaller public support for the event’s beneficiaries may be to blame.
While currently under federal investigation for its alleged discrimination and hostile practices, a RiverCenter attorney ignored proper channels and contacted the whistleblower who filed the federal complaints, appearing to try to influence the investigation in their favor.
The state-funded university is prohibited by law from participating in political activity, raising questions about the school’s use of state resources to brazenly act in support of a political movement.
The racially-discriminatory job listing for a role in a holiday production specified applicants must be black or hispanic, in spite of anti-discrimination laws forbidding race-based hiring without exception.