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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 min ago |

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.


4 hrs ago |

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.


8 hrs ago |

Grand Opening of MercyMed of Mission Columbus

Mike Haskey 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.


13 hrs ago |

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.


18 hrs ago |

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.


22 hrs ago |

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.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Woman attempted to save Fort Benning soldier after deadly crash

ROBIN TRIMARCHI Cars leave the Fort Benning main gate onto Fort Benning Drive Tuesday.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

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.


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.


CBS Local

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.


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.


Jacksonville Daily News

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.


Report: Passenger batters cab driver after taxi breaks down

A 57-year-old taxi cab driver had to defend himself with a wrench Sunday after his 32-year-old customer attacked him while the vehicle was broken down, according to a Columbus police report.


God is Good All the Time: Twin Sisters celebrate 98th Birthday

Twin sisters Mary Shipp Harrow and Martha Shipp Averett celebrated their 98th birthday Saturday afternoon surrounded by family at Sugga's Restaurant in Columbus.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

5 Questions with Barista Jorden Greiner

My dad is the captain of a halibut fishing boat, which my brother and I worked on.


Mexican fast-food chain Del Taco making a comeback in Columbus

A new flavor of Mexican fast food is making its way back to the Columbus area after departing in the early 1990s, with plans for multiple outlets in Phenix City and the Auburn-Opelika area as well.



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