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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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2 hrs ago | The Island Packet

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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6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sound Off for Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

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13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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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21 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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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Hip Hop Summit addresses community issues through 'edu-tainment'

Chris Harris believes there is hope for the youths of Columbus, and it’s all about showing them a better way.

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Columbus metro area jobless rate jumps to 8.5 percent in June

The Columbus metro area unemployment rate jumped from 8 percent in May to 8.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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