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

Eufaula mayor institutes city-wide curfew

Columbus police charge woman in murder of Montgomery man on 17th Ave.

Man in critical condition after holiday weekend shooting in Opelika

Auburn man arrested on two counts of child pornography

Quitman Co. man pleads guilty to making threats against west Ga., east Ala. schools

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

$2.2 million being allocated to east Alabama airports for improvements

Argument in Opelika leaves one person with a bullet wound to the leg

Morehouse College cancels all Fall athletic events, honoring scholarships

Phenix City police release statement on death of assistant chief

East Ala. boy who nearly drowned in Panama City Beach released from hospital

Opelika mayor: Allegation of officer’s use of racial slur not substantiated

Third suspect arrested in Opelika kidnapping, assault streamed on Facebook Live

U.S. Marine dies after airborne training accident at Fort Benning

Hundreds of prank calls from one person clogging 911 lines in Opelika

Two people robbed at gunpoint on Samford Ave. in Opelika

Auburn University spring graduates to be honored in August ceremony

Five people arrested for April robbery and murder in Eufaula

Opelika police investigating allegation that officer used a racial slur

18-year-old arrested in Opelika kidnapping, assault streamed on Facebook Live

Drive-by shooting at Phenix City house party leaves one dead

FBI casting wide net in search for missing Miss. teen with autism, bipolar disorder

Auburn University athletic field crew saves life of unresponsive grounds keeper

UPDATE: Suspect in Aniah Blanchard’s death to face grand jury on capital murder charge

City of Smiths Station organizing Peace Walk through the city

Overnight structure fire burns building near National Civil War Naval Museum

Death investigation underway at Phenix City lumber mill after machine malfunction

Barbour Co. man sentenced to five years on federal gun, explosive charges

UPDATE: Memorial Day shooting suspect turns himself in to Opelika police

Opelika man arrested for attempted murder after April shooting on Hurst St.