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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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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

U.S. sales model broken, Aflac's Amos made critical change

Aflac Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos had been keenly watching insurance premium sales in the U.S. sputter through the recession and into the nation’s economic recovery.

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5 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Gun laws still don't protect women from abusers: ColumnGun laws still ...

Gun laws still don't protect women from abusers: Column We need stronger laws so people like me don't die in a shotgun blast.

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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Suspected drunk driver hits road signs on Manchester Expressway

Police arrested a 40-year-old man and charged him with possession of cocaine and drunk driving after he allegedly knocked down a directional pole and reflector pole on Machester Expressway Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Suspected drunk driver hits road signs on Manchester Expressway

Police arrested a 40-year-old man and charged him with possession of cocaine and drunk driving after he allegedly knocked down a directional pole and reflector pole on Machester Expressway Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Report: Man threatens to shoot fiance after anniversary

When his 32-year-old fiance's nephews thwarted his anniversary plans, a 33-year-old man allegedly beat and threatened to shoot her, according to a Columbus police report.

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16 hrs ago | Hudson Valley Press

Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak

Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Aflac Q2 profit decreases to $810M

The Columbus, Ga.-based insurance company reported its second-quarter profit shrunk 8.8 percent due in part to lower after-tax net realized investment gains and the weaker yen/dollar exchange rate.

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Quote Roundup: Stephen A. Smith/Sam Mitchell at SaMarc Foundation camp

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith was in Columbus to speak at the annual SaMarc Foundation basketball camp hosted by Minnesota Timberwolves assistant Sam Mitchell.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Council hears pitch for tax measure on November ballot

For more than two hours Tuesday morning, Columbus Council listened to three experts from Atlanta outlining the advantages of Tax Allocation Districts, an economic development tool that allows newly created tax revenue to be plowed back into specially designated areas for infrastructure improvements to encourage redevelopment.

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Sound Off for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Enough is enough. It's time for Obama to go back to wherever he came from. Not Washington but his original homeland.

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LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange man shot three times11:01 am

Police said they responded to a call around 9 p.m. Monday evening of a male who had been shot.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Man charged with attempted arson on St. Francis Avenue

A 33-year-old man was charged with damaging a 50-year-old St. Francis Avenue man's property and attempting arson Monday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Tips, tricks so your child gets the most out of school lunch

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Courtney Brooks, a registered dietitian at Columbus Regional Healtcare System, offers tips for creating healthy school lunches children can take to school.

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Mother pleads guilty in case of child whose skull was 'cracked like an egg'

The Columbus mother of a 1-year-old whose skull was “cracked like an egg” when he was life-flighted to an Atlanta hospital in 2012 will serve nine years in prison for her role in his abuse, authorities said Monday.

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Mother pleads guilty in case of child whose skull was 'cracked like an egg'

The Columbus mother of a 1-year-old whose skull was “cracked like an egg” when he was life-flighted to an Atlanta hospital in 2012 will serve nine years in prison for her role in his abuse, authorities said Monday.

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The State

People and achievements, July 28

School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to state@thestate.com.

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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

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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