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

Reward being offered in June murder of Opelika man

Four arrested trying to smuggle contraband into Lee County Detention Center

“This isn’t hard:” Sens. Perdue, Loeffler call for Ga. Sec. of State Raffensperger’s resignation

Ajin USA ordered to pay $1.5M in 2016 accidental death of east Ala. employee

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in deadly shooting of elderly Eufaula man

Valley man dead after allegedly starting a shootout at a Lee Co. gathering

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

Opelika police investigating string of business burglaries

  Auburn University senior elected mayor of Camp Hill, Ala.

Porch lights across Alabama to light up in Oct. for healthcare workers

Auburn University announces mostly in-person plan for spring 2021

Seven arrested by Opelika police, Lee Co. SWAT in drug bust

Prominent Phenix City businessman, WWII vet passes away at 99

Lee Co. man arrested on charges of child porn, sodomy, child sexual abuse

Two-thirds of Phenix City Schools students return to in-person learning

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

Lee Co. man receives nearly $1M bond on child sex crime charges

Auburn man sentenced to nearly five years for lying to FBI about distributing ISIS propaganda

Eufaula City Schools Board of Education President passes away

Two Opelika pharmacies burglarized, police searching for suspect

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

2003 cold case remains a mystery 17 years after man found dead in his home

Auburn University sees drastic decline in positive COVID-19 tests

  Phenix City man serving life sentence five years after killing ex-girlfriend

  Opelika man shot in the leg while being robbed by acquaintance

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

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

Opelika man arrested after child hit by truck while riding bike

COVID-19 cases continue rising by hundreds at Auburn University

Opelika 8-year-old recovering after being hit by pickup truck while riding bike