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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 $130,000 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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16 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Columbus

Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a bridge in Columbus.


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Missing Columbus man thought to be in Macon

Columbus police believe a missing elderly man may be heading to Macon. Emory Gilbert, age 88, was last seen in a blue 2002 Toyota Camry.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Retailing Today

Two Walmart Care Clinics to open in Georgia

Walmart will be opening two Walmart Care Clinics in Columbus, Ga., and in Carrollton, Ga., on Aug. 29, according to a report in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer published Wednesday.


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Columbus Short Fails To Show Up For Court, Warrant Raised

According to, Short failed to show up for a scheduled hearing in his domestic violence case on Wednesday.


Stars and Stripes

SOA Watch may protest on Fort Benning Road under new plan

Two months after the city of Columbus placed restrictions on a permit for the annual School of the Americas Watch protest at the Fort Benning Road gate, city officials offered a compromise plan on Tuesday that would allow the group to protest and keep two lanes of traffic open as requested by Fort Benning.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Effingham Herald

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.



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