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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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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chuck Williams: Cooperstown becomes Braves' field of dreams

The state of Georgia should go ahead and annex it and save everyone the trouble.

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11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Court: Tattoo, song lyrics will not be evidence in Kareem Lane's retri

Jurors in murder suspect Kareem Lane’s retrial this August won’t see a tattoo prosecutors claim Lane got to “memorialize” the fatal 1992 stabbing of then-school superintendent Jim Burns nor hear allegedly incriminating songs Lane composed years after the homicide.

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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Woman charged with pointing pistol at two people on Andrews Road

A 25-year-old woman was charged with two counts of aggravated assault after she pointed a pistol at a 42-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl, according to a Columbus police report.

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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Man shot in buttocks on Matilda Lane

A 26-year-old man is in fair condition after he was shot in the buttocks on Matilda Lane Thursday, according to a Columbus police report.

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18 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

The funding for the Ohio Department of Health program was restored in a mid-cycle budget bill that took effect July 1. As 80 local health departments have used the suburban Columbus lab.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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GoPro 'Kids Eye View' Splash Pad Columbus Georgia

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Hip Hop Summit addresses community issues through 'edu-tainment'

Chris Harris believes there is hope for the youths of Columbus, and it’s all about showing them a better way.

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Columbus metro area jobless rate jumps to 8.5 percent in June

The Columbus metro area unemployment rate jumped from 8 percent in May to 8.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Pogram matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Suspected cocaine dealer arrested on Southside Court

A 32-year-old man was arrested and charged with distributing cocaine and marijuana after police stopped him for loitering in a Southside Court parking lot Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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"A house divided against itself cannot stand." And a partisan, uncompromising, ineffectual government will turn a brick house into a straw one.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Council approves $680K in crime prevention grants

Columbus Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve $680,000 in crime prevention grants brought before them by the city's Crime Prevention Director Seth Brown.

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Update L-E calls race: Thomas beats Wells in school board runoff

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Newly-elected Muscogee County School Board member John Thomas and his wife Marjorie Mitchell Thomas acknowledge their supporters after election results show Thomas winning the Muscogee County School Board District 2 seat Tuesday.

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TSYS posts profit of nearly $110 million in second quarter

The TSYS financial machine picked up steam in the second quarter, with the credit-card and payment processor topping $600 million in quarterly revenue for the first time in its history.

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Report: Suspect follows, assaults woman with knife on Benning Drive

A 30-year-old woman told police a suspected assailant tailed her for some time on Benning Drive before confronting her with a knife Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Airport Thruway Applebee's robbed

Police are searching for an unknown number of suspects after the Airport Thruway Applebee's was robbed Monday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Perdue, Kingston make final campaignpushes before Election Day

COLUMBUS, Ga. - GeorgiaA s two Republican candidates for US Senate, David Perdue and Jack Kingston, are facing off in the polls Tuesday, and they are taking different approaches with their last-minute strategies.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Fifty Years Ago Today, July 22, 1964

A "flood-type downpour" late Tuesday up routed some 35 families from their homes as waters flooded streets, businesses, and houses, drowned car engines and brought traffic to a virtual standstill in many areas of Columbus and Phenix City.

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Report: Columbus Fugitive Apprehended in Gwinnett

A fugitive from Columbus, Ga., was arrested last week in Gwinnett County for his involvement in a May shooting after an argument over a card game.

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