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Columbus, Georgia is located in Muscogee County. Zip codes in Columbus, GA include 31917, 31993, and 31907. The median home price in Columbus is $130,000 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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Saturday | WALB-TV Albany

Second wave of allergy season hits Chattahoochee Valley

Hot and wet days mean the worst of fall allergies according to Dr. Robert Chrzanowski with the Allergy Center at Brookstone. Chrzanowski says ragweed season started in late August for Columbus, which is earlier than usual.

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Saturday | Examiner.com

Mother pit bull sacrifices herself to save her puppies during fatal house fire

A small miracle has come out of the tragedy that took the life of Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old son Dylan, who were found dead inside a burned Columbus, Georgia home earlier this week. Fox Carolina reported the story September 12. Although he claims his innocence, Brandon Connor has been arrested and charged with stabbing Mitchell to death and then setting the Winifred Lane house on fire to cover up the murders.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Patch.com

Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Arnold Duren, 93, of Douglasville

Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Arnold Duren, age 93, of Douglasville, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014. She was born on August 28, 1921, in Powder Springs, Georgia, the daughter of the late James Pinkney Arnold and the late Lucy Clonts Arnold.

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Village Life

Hometown Hero: William Tostenson

William K. Tostenson, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet has graduated from the three-week airborne training course, also known as "jump school," at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The airborne school allows the cadets attending host colleges and universities to earn their jump wings.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Historic riverfront mansion gutted by fire

A historic mansion on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus has been severely damaged by fire. The Sunday blaze gutted the home known as the Mott House, built by the second mayor of Columbus and later owned by some of the city's pioneering businessmen, authorities said.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

The crime fighters

The entire LaGrange Police Department is committed to fighting crime, but one unit helps stop the violence before it even starts LPD Crime Suppression Unit Officer Curtis Spivey chats with a young man seen leaving the back yard of a home off Cary Street.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker Receive a Huge Honor

If you've been following Kandi's By all accounts the first show of the tour was a huge success, and Kandi took to Instagram to gush and  share some exciting news . “Tonight was an amazing show!!! On top of that Columbus gave @todd167  & I the key to the city!!! Thank you so much to everyone that came out tonight!,” she captioned a photo of said key.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Stay safe on the road this Labor Day weekend

This Labor Day weekend, more law enforcement officers will be patrolling on the road to stop reckless drivers, and keep the road safe.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Man accused of murdering Columbus woman and baby appears in court

A man accused of murdering his baby, and the child's mother, had his first appearance in Muscogee County court Friday, Aug. 29. Detectives believe Brandon Conner stabbed Rosella Mitchell to death, and set a fire in her home to cover up the crime.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

DeKalb arson dog helps solve fatal Georgia fire

A K-9 accelerant dog traveled from Alabama to Georgia with his handler, Deputy State Fire Marshal Ray Cumby, to investigate a suspicious fire that took the lives of a mother and child in Columbus, Ga., according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

An accelerant K-9, Andy, was used in double homicide case in Columbus, GA.

Columbus, Georgia Sheriff, Jimmy Harris, reported the use of the K-9 accelerant dog in a double homicide fire on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Police release more info on weekend homicide

Police released a security video showing a person of interest in the murder case of DeJerius Hardnett.

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LaGrange Daily News

US Renal Care opens LaGrange dialysis center, clinic

The staff of the new U.S. Renal Care Dialysis Center and clinic in LaGrange stand in front of the building Thursday during an open house and ribbon cutting.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

President Carter greets new American citizens in Plains

President Jimmy Carter welcomed 20 new American citizens in a rare naturalization ceremony at Plains High School today.

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Alabama Live

Soldier found severely beaten inside Columbus, Ga. club where rapper was fatally shot

Columbus police found a soldier severely beaten inside the club where rapper HiWay was shot multiple times over the weekend.

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LaGrange Daily News

Separate weekend shootings injure two men

The first shooting occurred Friday in the 200 block of Heritage Way around 10 p.m. LaGrange police officers responded to an armed robbery in which a man was exiting his vehicle and approached by an unknown assailant.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

SavannahNow

Ga. teacher aims for stars through NASA program

If you visited one of Melissa Niemi's eighth-grade physical science classes at Arnold Magnet Academy last Thursday, you might have needed to duck.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

History repeats itself

It was my 20th birthday, and three members of my unit took me to town to celebrate.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Columbus

Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a bridge in Columbus.

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13WMAZ.com

Missing Columbus man thought to be in Macon

Columbus police believe a missing elderly man may be heading to Macon. Emory Gilbert, age 88, was last seen in a blue 2002 Toyota Camry.

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