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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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7 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Stay safe on the road this Labor Day weekend

This Labor Day weekend, more law enforcement officers will be patrolling on the road to stop reckless drivers, and keep the road safe.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Man accused of murdering Columbus woman and baby appears in court

A man accused of murdering his baby, and the child's mother, had his first appearance in Muscogee County court Friday, Aug. 29. Detectives believe Brandon Conner stabbed Rosella Mitchell to death, and set a fire in her home to cover up the crime.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

DeKalb arson dog helps solve fatal Georgia fire

A K-9 accelerant dog traveled from Alabama to Georgia with his handler, Deputy State Fire Marshal Ray Cumby, to investigate a suspicious fire that took the lives of a mother and child in Columbus, Ga., according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.


WAFF-TV Huntsville

An accelerant K-9, Andy, was used in double homicide case in Columbus, GA.

Columbus, Georgia Sheriff, Jimmy Harris, reported the use of the K-9 accelerant dog in a double homicide fire on Tuesday.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Police release more info on weekend homicide

Police released a security video showing a person of interest in the murder case of DeJerius Hardnett.


LaGrange Daily News

US Renal Care opens LaGrange dialysis center, clinic

The staff of the new U.S. Renal Care Dialysis Center and clinic in LaGrange stand in front of the building Thursday during an open house and ribbon cutting.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

President Carter greets new American citizens in Plains

President Jimmy Carter welcomed 20 new American citizens in a rare naturalization ceremony at Plains High School today.


Alabama Live

Soldier found severely beaten inside Columbus, Ga. club where rapper was fatally shot

Columbus police found a soldier severely beaten inside the club where rapper HiWay was shot multiple times over the weekend.


LaGrange Daily News

Separate weekend shootings injure two men

The first shooting occurred Friday in the 200 block of Heritage Way around 10 p.m. LaGrange police officers responded to an armed robbery in which a man was exiting his vehicle and approached by an unknown assailant.


Sun Aug 24, 2014


Ga. teacher aims for stars through NASA program

If you visited one of Melissa Niemi's eighth-grade physical science classes at Arnold Magnet Academy last Thursday, you might have needed to duck.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

History repeats itself

It was my 20th birthday, and three members of my unit took me to town to celebrate.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

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.


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.


Magic 98.3 Columbus

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.



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