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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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TSYS posts profit of nearly $110 million in second quarter

The TSYS financial machine picked up steam in the second quarter, with the credit-card and payment processor topping $600 million in quarterly revenue for the first time in its history.


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Report: Suspect follows, assaults woman with knife on Benning Drive

A 30-year-old woman told police a suspected assailant tailed her for some time on Benning Drive before confronting her with a knife Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.


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Airport Thruway Applebee's robbed

Police are searching for an unknown number of suspects after the Airport Thruway Applebee's was robbed Monday, according to a Columbus police report.


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Perdue, Kingston make final campaignpushes before Election Day

COLUMBUS, Ga. - GeorgiaA s two Republican candidates for US Senate, David Perdue and Jack Kingston, are facing off in the polls Tuesday, and they are taking different approaches with their last-minute strategies.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fifty Years Ago Today, July 22, 1964

A "flood-type downpour" late Tuesday up routed some 35 families from their homes as waters flooded streets, businesses, and houses, drowned car engines and brought traffic to a virtual standstill in many areas of Columbus and Phenix City.

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Report: Columbus Fugitive Apprehended in Gwinnett

A fugitive from Columbus, Ga., was arrested last week in Gwinnett County for his involvement in a May shooting after an argument over a card game.


Local doctors, experts talk benefits of new-to-Columbus 3D mammography

A Columbus radiologist says that the new-to-the-area 3D mammography is a big improvement in testing for breast cancer and reduces anxiety for both doctor and patient.


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Military news a " 7/21

Army Pvt. Jeremy M. Krick has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., after completing a nine-week course.


Man charged with public indecency on Benning Drive

Police charged a 24-year-old man with public indecency Saturday after responding to reports of a potential intoxicated driver, according to a Columbus police report.


Five suspects sought after man shot in wrist

Police are searching for five suspects after a 28-year-old man was shot in the wrists on Brown Avenue Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.



Douglasville police chief may learn fate Monday

The police chief in Douglasville may learn his possible fate on Monday a week after making controversial comments about officer pay and force attrition.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sound Off for Monday, July 21, 2014

Rush Limbaugh and most conservative talk show hosts were Vietnam cowards. Rush got a deferment for a cyst on his butt, an easily treatable condition.


Deorio's Pizza ToGo outlet opens on Moon Road

Photos by ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comJessica Patterson serves a drive-thru customer at her family's Deorio's Pizza ToGo location on Moon Road at the intersection with Whitesville Road.


Man charged with aggravated assault

Columbus police say that 25-year-old Ketrone R. Blanks pointed a gun at another man and have charged him with aggravated assault.


Tim Chitwood: Time for more political camp

It's been a while since we had an election -- so many weeks it now seems like a whole season ago.


Five questions with Mike Howard, artist

After the Marine Corps, I attended the University of Georgia and was then accepted to The Whitney Museum Independent Program in New York City.


Columbus couple tells story of homelessness, wedding bliss

Photos Special to the Ledger-EnquirerRodney and Deborah DePriester tied the knot on the Fourth of July at Calvary Assembly of God.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sound Off for Sunday, July 20, 2014

We do not need comprehensive immigration reform. We need law enforcement and the National Guard, and our problems will be over.


Suspected drunk driver strikes officer on Broadway

Columbus police are looking for a late model Cadillac sedan after a Columbus State University Department was struck by a possible drunk driver late Friday at Broadway and 10th Street.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Port authority moves toward finding new director

Port authority board president Roger Bell tells The Commercial Dispatch the board is looking for someone with inland marine industry experience.



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