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Raphael Arbelaez came out of a medically induced coma Wednesday, two days after the University of Georgia student was struck by a car while riding his scooter to a study group to prepare for midterm exams.
Georgia's unemployment rate took a slight dip to 7.3 percent in January, from 7.4 percent in December, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.
State police early Thursday arrested a Columbus, Ga., teen on two charges, including a felony, after she allegedly threatened a man with an eyebrow archer and then used the tool to cut leather seats in his car, as well as kicking out the car's back window.
Mayoral challenger Colin Martin said Thursday that people in Columbus do not feel safe in their homes and unveiled a four-part plan to address crime and public safety in a presentation at his Macon Road campaign headquarters.
Carmike Cinemas issued an official statement after an alleged sexual assault at Carmike 15 on Whittlesey Blvd. Tuesday, March 4. "The Carmike Cinemas organization has been notified that an alleged sexual assault occurred Tuesday evening in a restroom at its Carmike 15 theatre complex between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Our associates will continue to ... (more)
Early Tuesday evening, former Dallas Cowboys star and current ESPN NFL analyst Michael Irwin tweeted a picture to his 172,000 followers: Irvin was indeed standing Columbus when he took a picture of the Chattahoochee River behind the RiverMill Event Centre.
MARK RICEemail@example.com John F. Thomas, an accountant working as an IRS revenue agent in Columbus, announced Wednesday at the Burger King on Wynnton Road, his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the Muscogee County School Board.
ROBIN TRIMARCHI firstname.lastname@example.org Lonnie Jacob Ragan walks across the courtroom during his murder trial Wednesday.
ATHENS, Ga. — A 2011 Brookstone High School graduate is in the Intensive Care Unit at Athens Regional Medical Center after he was hit Monday by a vehicle while riding his scooter, according to hospital officials.
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com Cpl. Josh Hargis, center in blue, his wife Taylor, center right, members of his family and about 50 local walkers approach the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center Tuesday to complete the final stretch of the 222-mile Warrior's Walk across Georgia.
ROBIN TRIMARCHI firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant District Attorney LaRae Moore talks with an associate during the Brandon Wallis trial in Superior Court Wednesday.
Special Victim's Unit detectives are searching for a suspected rapist who has targeted Columbus women between 60 and 80 years old near River Road since late February, according to a press release.
Capt. Morris Ralph McBride, 28, whose wife, Dorothy, lives in Columbus, died in South Viet Nam Tuesday as a result of a head wound suffered while carrying a wounded Vietnamese officer across an open field.
This is a week both of us have awaited for some time. First, let me state for the record what many of you already know — my wife is Cathy Williams, the at-large member of the Muscogee County School Board.