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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 $63/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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Kellogg to close Victory Drive snack plant in Columbus by late 2015

Food manufacturer Kellogg is closing its snack plant on Victory Drive in Columbus by the end of next year as part of a massive corporate restructuring.

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Shots fired outside Big Cat gas station

A 32-year-old man's Honda Odyssey was struck by bullets after several shots were fired outside the North Lumpkin Road Big Cat gas station Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Emotional Thomas gives thanks in Hall speech

Both Chicago baseball legends did great jobs in thanking everyone who made their inductions happen, and both thanked the city where they began their Hall of fame careers, "Thank you to the city of Chicago," Thomas said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Nehi operation now distributes soft drinks

As the Nehi Bottling Company celebrates its 85th year in business, it no longer manufacturers the soft drinks.

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5 Questions with Grif Morpeth, co-owner of Country's Barbecue

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comGrif Morpeth manages Country's On Broad, one of three Country's Barbecue restaurants in Columbus.

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Sound Off for Sunday, July 27, 2014

My elderly uncle believes Obama is a "Muslim Communist with no birth certificate."

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Burglary attempted at Fairview Baptist Church

According to the Columbus police report, sometime early Saturday morning, someone attempted to burglarize the church by smashing a north glass window.

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Job Spotlight: Ryan Willoughby, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Georgia

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comRyan Willoughby, the executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Georgia, stands with Nitasya Roland and her three children in front of Roland's 20th Avenue home.

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Sunday Interview: Mat Swift says urban development 'is a journey without an end'

Mike Haskey/mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.comMat Swift, president and chief executive officer of the W.C. Bradley Real Estate Division is shown.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Columbus newcomer among state's Young Gamechangers

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Tremaine "Teddy" Reese of Columbus, director of community operations and affairs for the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, was among 35 young professionals selected by GeorgiaForward as a Young Gamechanger.

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Columbus woman 'empties the magazine' on would-be car thief

A day after a burglar ransacked her Garrard Street home, a 30-year-old woman fired 10 gunshots into her 2010 Jeep Wrangler late Friday to thwart a thief's attempt to steal the vehicle.

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Columbus woman 'empties the magazine' on would-be car thief

A day after a burglar ransacked her Garrard Street home, a 30-year-old woman fired 10 gunshots into her 2010 Jeep Wrangler late Friday to thwart a thief's attempt to steal the vehicle.

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Hip-Hop summit discusses rap culture and violence

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com From left, Robert Hines, Amber Hayes, Thomas Hines, Varad Dabke, Gautam Chebrolu and Dillon Evans lead a group discussion Saturday afternoon with the theme of " Is Gangster Rap Hip Hop?" at the 8th Annual Hip-Hop Summit at the Liberty Theatre Cultural Arts Center in Columbus.

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Search underway on river for possible drowning victim

Divers and search teams with the Columbus Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services are searching for a teen who was pulled beneath the water Saturday just north of the Dillingham Street Bridge.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Chuck Williams: Cooperstown becomes Braves' field of dreams

The state of Georgia should go ahead and annex it and save everyone the trouble.

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Court: Tattoo, song lyrics will not be evidence in Kareem Lane's retri

Jurors in murder suspect Kareem Lane’s retrial this August won’t see a tattoo prosecutors claim Lane got to “memorialize” the fatal 1992 stabbing of then-school superintendent Jim Burns nor hear allegedly incriminating songs Lane composed years after the homicide.

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Woman charged with pointing pistol at two people on Andrews Road

A 25-year-old woman was charged with two counts of aggravated assault after she pointed a pistol at a 42-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl, according to a Columbus police report.

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Man shot in buttocks on Matilda Lane

A 26-year-old man is in fair condition after he was shot in the buttocks on Matilda Lane Thursday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

The funding for the Ohio Department of Health program was restored in a mid-cycle budget bill that took effect July 1. As 80 local health departments have used the suburban Columbus lab.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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GoPro 'Kids Eye View' Splash Pad Columbus Georgia

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