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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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Local news for Columbus, GA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

New Piggly Wiggly, shopping center on the way in Columbus

The Piggly Wiggly presence in the Columbus market is about to get bigger, with a new store set to anchor a shopping center being built at 2424 Woodruff Farm Road, near the intersection of Forrest Road.

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BRIEF: Xbox, 2 tablets among items reported stolen on Farr Road [Columbus Ledger-Enquirer :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 13--A Columbus woman has told police than an Xbox 360 and two Zeki tablets were stolen from her apartment on Farr Road.

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13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Phenixs City man reports being stabbed during robbery

A Phenix City man told police he was stabbed and robbed Friday night in a Columbus apartment complex parking lot on Torch Hill Road.

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22 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Business briefs: Kia and parts supplier employees clean up area at West Point Lake

Thanks to the efforts of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia employees -- and its parts suppliers -- West Point Lake at Pyne Road Park in LaGrange is cleaner this summer.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Job Spotlight: Dr. Grant Scarborough, founder and primary care physician at MercyMed of Columbus

It once was a Columbus Bank and Trust office on Second Avenue, handling deposits, cashing checks and making loans to local residents for decades.

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Natalia Naman Temesgen: The middle of somewhere

It's July and the United States is in the middle of the peak home buying season.

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Search area extended for Muscogee Prison escapee

A day after walking away from a work detail at Chalbena Avenue and Teresa Street on Friday, Muscogee County Prison escapee Avery Javon Kirksey managed to elude Columbus police and prison search teams on Saturday.

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Spotted Saturday morning at the Big Dog Heat Wave 5 Miler

Spotted Saturday morning at the Big Dog Heat Wave 5 Miler in Columbus. 07/13/14 MIKE HASKEY - mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Ledger-Enquirer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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Teen beaten with pistol in store parking lot

A Columbus teen was beaten with a pistol Friday in the parking lot at the Lucky Food Mart on Floyd Road, police said.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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MLS suspends Red Bulls D Armando for 2 games

Armando was disciplined for "endangering the safety of an opponent" in the 94th minute of New York's 2-2 tie at Houston on July 4. Armando's appeal through the players' union was denied.

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True Gospel Baptist sets up at local YMCA

The place where Michael Kelly preaches on Sunday features a gym, a large swimming pool and a room filled with treadmills and strength training equipment.

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Sound Off for Saturday, July 12, 2014

They say stay in touch with the world. I don't know what part of the world I want to be in touch with these days.

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'Cold Justice' releases preview of tonight's Kirby Smith episode

Tonight's episode of TNT's "Cold Justice" sends the cold case investigators to Columbus to help crack the 2004 homicide of Kirby Smith.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Maj. Gen. Scott Miller to assume command of Fort Benning on Friday

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, who has extensive special operations experience, assumes command of Fort Benning from Maj.

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How hot will Columbus be after 100 more years of climate change?

Georgia summers get a lot of heat -- sorry -- for their oppressive humidity and tendency to linger well into September.

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Four robbed during Claymore Road home invasion

Police are searching for three suspects after four people were robbed and one car stolen during a Claymore Road home invasion Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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L-E, your biases are showing

Our local Democratic delegation to the State Legislature, the Honorable Representatives Calvin Smyre, Carolyn Hugley, Debbie Buckner, and Sen. Ed Harbison, have worked closely together for a number of years to protect our environment and the water rights of Columbus and its environs.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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.

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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.

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Grand Opening of MercyMed of Mission Columbus

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com 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.

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