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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Williams, Classical, Columbus, GA

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

5 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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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14 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Carrollton, GA, Carroll County, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Columbus, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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Jury selection begins in Kareem Lane cold-case murder retrial

Today attorneys start culling a pool of around 100 potential jurors in the murder retrial of Kareem Lane in the 1992 fatal stabbing of then-Muscogee County School Superintendent Jim Burns.

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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.

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Arnold Magnet Academy teacher inspires students through NASA program

Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Columbus, GA, Space, University of Georgia Columbus State, Troy University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Health inspectors provide community's first line of defense against disease

Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com An example of the Georgia Department of Public Health food service establishment inspection report.

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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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA

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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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, University of Georgia Columbus State

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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.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Columbus, GA

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RICO murder trial update: Jury finds defendants guilty of racketeering, not guilty of other charges

Dantrell Marshall, center, watches his attorney Tim Flournoy, left, as defense attorneys discuss a jury question with Judge William Rumer in Superior Court Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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RICO murder trial update: Jury finds

After nine days of testimony recounting a long and tangled tale of drug dealing, bank robbery and homicide, a Muscogee County jury Monday found Daphene and Jamal Castille and Dantrell Marshall guilty of racketeering, but not guilty of murder and other charges The testimony sometimes was difficult to keep in sequence and context as witnesses were ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Cusseta, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA

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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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

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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.

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

Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com Michael Armstrong is a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at East Columbus Magnet Academy.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Columbus, GA, US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy

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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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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Stewart County, GA

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