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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 $132,500 which is roughly $60/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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12 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller to assume command of Fort Benning on Friday

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, who has extensive special operations experience, assumes command of Fort Benning from Maj.

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16 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

How hot will Columbus be after 100 more years of climate change?

Georgia summers get a lot of heat -- sorry -- for their oppressive humidity and tendency to linger well into September.

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22 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Four robbed during Claymore Road home invasion

Police are searching for three suspects after four people were robbed and one car stolen during a Claymore Road home invasion Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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L-E, your biases are showing

Our local Democratic delegation to the State Legislature, the Honorable Representatives Calvin Smyre, Carolyn Hugley, Debbie Buckner, and Sen. Ed Harbison, have worked closely together for a number of years to protect our environment and the water rights of Columbus and its environs.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Storm knocks out power in Green Island Hills

A thunderstorm with gusting winds rolled through Columbus late Wednesday, knocking out power to about 40 homes in the Green Island Hills neighborhood.

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MercyMed merger to benefit thousands of area residents needing medical care

Steve Noblett put the merger of MercyMed of Columbus and Good Shepherd Healthcare in perspective Wednesday, saying it had “the mark of God all over it” and is something he doesn’t see everyday.

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Grand Opening of MercyMed of Mission Columbus

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Rev. Jimmy Blanton, far right, leads the group in prayer Wednesday afternoon at a ribbon cutting and barbecue lunch at MercyMed of Mission Columbus to celebrate the merging of Good Shepherd Healthcare with MercyMed of Columbus.

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Report: Robbery suspects accost teens in Maricopa Drive residence

Several teens told police four men robbed them at gunpoint Tuesday after entering through a Maricopa Drive residence's garage door, according to a Columbus police report.

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Dive team suspends search in Chattahoochee River for possible jumper

A dive team suspended a search on the Chattahoochee River north of Dillingham Street Bridge late Tuesday after a teen reported a man jumping from the bridge’s concrete rails.

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Councilor wants city to rethink 'unsafe' bike lanes on Dillingham

Mike Owen/ mowen@ledger-enquirer.comCyclists riding from Phenix City to Columbus on the Dillingham Street Bridge will be riding into oncoming traffic.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Woman attempted to save Fort Benning soldier after deadly crash

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Cars leave the Fort Benning main gate onto Fort Benning Drive Tuesday.

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Columbus avoids July 4 traffic deaths but totals spike statewide

The Columbus area avoided traffic deaths during the July Fourth weekend, but fatalities more than doubled throughout Georgia and Alabama compared with highway deaths in 2013, authorities said.

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List of Columbus' best restaurants goes viral

Recognizing both "Southern favorites" and "some surprisingly stellar Asian options," Movoto, a California real estate website, has tackled the eternally important question: Where's the best place to eat in Columbus? The list has been seen more than 17,000 times; and it's been shared, commented on or liked by Facebook users more than 3,000 times.

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Ohio man's online potato salad effort takes off

Zack "Danger" Brown, of Columbus, says he's now considering throwing a huge public potato-salad party with the money, which started pouring in after his request took on a life of its own.

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Attempted robbery causes traffic accident near Veterans Parkway

A 19-year-old robbery victim rammed a vehicle in front of his when a robbery suspect approached his car and attempted to snatch his belongings, according to a Columbus police report.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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Muscogee County middle schools to have earlier start, dismissal times

To accommodate scheduling changes, Muscogee County School District middle schools will start 10 minutes earlier and dismiss 13 minutes earlier each school day.

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Protecting our water interests

I was glad to see your Roving Reporter mentioned the recent Clean Water Champion award presented to State Senator Josh McKoon by the Georgia Water Coalition.

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Report: McDonald's Testing 'McD Ordering' App That...

A new order-ahead and mobile payment app for McDonald's is reportedly being tested at 22 locations in Columbus, Ga.

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Columbus area missing Jehovah’s Witnesses this summer

A hole in the Columbus visitation market will be felt this summer. That’s because Jehovah’s Witnesses have taken a detour elsewhere.

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Rzonca graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Kyle Rzonca, son of Jeanette Saunders of Jacksonville, recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia.

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