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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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3 hrs ago |

Kandi Burrus to Hit the Road with a Mother's Love; Cast Announced

With the critically-acclaimed stage play "A Mother's Love" just weeks away from embarking on its first national run, Executive Producers Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker , alongside Theatrical Works Live have revealed the star-studded cast that will bring this loosely biographical family drama to audiences in 29 cities this Fall.


7 hrs ago |

Police: Cash, electronics stolen in Buckner Drive home invasion

A Buckner Drive man was robbed early Wednesdsy after four armed suspects kicked in his front door, according to a Columbus police report.


12 hrs ago |

Pregnant woman reports battery on 23rd Street

A pregnant 23rd Street woman was battered by her live-in boyfriend early Wednesday after a verbal altercation turned physical, according to a Columbus police report.


16 hrs ago |

U.S. District Court Judge Clay Land to become Middle District of Georgia cheif judge

U.S. District Court Judge Clay Land, 54, will assume the role of chief judge of the Middle District of Georgia on Oct. 1. Land will be taking over for Judge C. Ashley Royal, who works out of the Macon office.


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Muscogee coroner hires third deputy, 'a homegrown boy'

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said his office is now fully staffed following the swearing in of a third deputy, a “homegrown boy from south Columbus,” earlier this month.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Local leaders say it's time to retry TAD campaign

It failed by the narrowest of margins once before, as a stand-alone item in a special election.


Zip line should be ready mid-September

Richard Bishop, president and CEO of Uptown Columbus, updates the progress of the zip line being constructed across the Chattahoochee River at a press conference Tuesday morning.

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Columbus man gets 10 years in prison for teen sex charge

A Columbus man at the center of a years-long web of extortion, prostitution and child pornography charges will spend the next 10 years in prison and the rest of his life under the supervision of the state.


Walmart to open - care clinic' in Whittlesey Boulevard supercenter

The mega-retailer is planning to open what it calls a “Walmart Care Clinic” at the Columbus store on Aug. 29, located in the front near the service desk.


Police: Knife-wielding shoplifters arrested at Save A Lot

Two armed suspects are in custody after Columbus police say they shoplifted from a convenience store on Monday, according to a report.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

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The avenues of transportation funding

A Joint House-Senate Study Committee began work last week on transportation needs of the state and how those needs may be met in the coming years.


Chuck Williams: James Cantrell makes a good investment in the King

This time of year he thinks about that June 1976 day and what was the best purchase of his life.


Sam Wellborn: Georgia needs to raise its gasoline tax

Georgia’s gasoline tax needs to be higher, state DOT board member Sam Wellborn told a state legislative committee today.


CSU continues its own and city's transformation

If somebody asked what you consider the single most significant story in Columbus over the last two decades, you could make a compelling case for Columbus State University.


Arnold Magnet Academy teacher inspires students through NASA program

Joe Paull Melissa Niemi is a physical science teacher at Arnold Magnet Academy and is among seven educators in the nation selected for the 2014-15 NASA Long-Term Engagement in Authentic Research program.


Muscogee correctional officer charged in off-duty aggravated assault

A Muscogee County Jail correctional officer turned himself in to police following a violent domestic dispute with his wife this weekend, sheriff's officials confirmed Monday morning.


Fountain Court man robed of $1,000 by armed men

Two black men in a white Ford Van robbed a Fountain Court man early Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.


Mayor to discuss Redevelopment Act at tonight's Muscogee County School Board meeting

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson will give a presentation on economic development tonight at a meeting of the Muscogee County School Board.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Five questions with East Columbus Magnet Academy teacher Michael Armstrong Sr.

Joe Paull Michael Armstrong is a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at East Columbus Magnet Academy.


Westville may arrive in Columbus later than 2015

The sign on South Lumpkin Road says Historic Westville is coming in 2015. On Sunday, its executive director, Leo J. Goodsell, said Columbus may have to wait longer.



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