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

“I’m still here!” Columbus woman celebrates 104th birthday

Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office K9 loses battle with cancer

Russell Co. High School baseball coach charged with assaulting student-athlete

Hamilton police chief, patrolman asked to resign after body cam footage of Black Lives Matter protest surfaces

Three arrested after Russell Co. Sheriff’s Office finds 300+ gallons of moonshine

Auburn mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville joins 10 Senate Republicans in challenging Biden win

UPDATE: Husband, wife charged with felony murder after fight outside LaGrange nightclub kills brother

  Sheriff: Mom’s boyfriend put 5-year-old out of car for “being unruly” before he was hit, killed by another vehicle

Massive hog caught on camera traipsing around Phenix City neighborhood

Four arrested trying to smuggle contraband into Lee County Detention Center

“Not going to happen:” Ga. Sec. of State responds to senators’ call for his resignation

UPDATE: Phenix City man murdered in parking lot between Columbus nightclubs

Ga. Chick-fil-A employee saves child choking in drive-thru lane

Auburn University senior elected mayor of Camp Hill, Ala.

Auburn University announces mostly in-person plan for spring 2021

Prominent Phenix City businessman, WWII vet passes away at 99

Southern Union State Community College celebrates life of basketball player killed in car crash

Teen charged with murder in Columbus woman’s stabbing death, man charged with tampering

Suspect in Auburn teen’s kidnapping turned murder re-arrested

Valley woman shoots ex-boyfriend after he came to pick up his phone

UPDATE: Missing Auburn teen found dead; two charged with his kidnapping

Auburn renames student center after Ga. Supreme Court Chief Justice

Tyler Perry teams with Ga. First Lady Marty Kemp for human trafficking PSA

UPDATE: Atlanta-area 1-year-old located hours after gunpoint kidnapping

East Ala. foster parents charged with child abuse after toddler suffers brain bleed

Popular downtown Auburn bar voluntarily closing to prevent COVID-19 spread

More than 200 Auburn University students test positive for COVID-19 during first week of classes

UPDATE: Overnight armed robbery, home invasion and police chase ends in four arrests

Reports: Ga. Gov. not requiring masks at public schools