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Gallup: Many residents report feeling unsafe in Columbus
Joe Paull email@example.com Columbus Police officers investigate the scene of a shooting Friday morning in the parking lot of Muscogee County DFCS.
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Former CSU basketball player charged with stealing student credit cards
A former Columbus State University basketball player made $544 worth of fraudulent after stealing two students' credit cards in early April, according to court testimony.
Buena Vista Drive shooting investigation leads to cocaine trafficking arrest
Searching a gunman in a Dodge Charger led police to a suspected cocaine trafficker Thursday, according to a Columbus Police report.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Muscogee County School Board candidates vie for votes at forum
Joe Paull firstname.lastname@example.org Frank Myers, running for a Muscogee County School Board Distrct 8 seat, speaks during a forum held by the Columbus branch of the NAACP at the Columbus Public Library Thursday evening.
Double Churches principal Chris Cox dies
"Chris was one of the really good guys," Williams said. "He was a real leader and a team player.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Double-murderer back in Columbus to seek new trial
Convicted March 7, 2011, and sentenced to life without parole for gunning down his daughters' mother, Tyesha McNair, and her friend Terence Clark, Brock is back in the Muscogee County Jail, having been moved from prison for a new trial hearing before Muscogee County Superior Court Judge Bobby Peters.
Three suspects nabbed in drug raid on Twin Chapel Drive
Three people were arrested Tuesday after the Special Operations Unit raided a Twin Chapel Drive home and found methamphetamine and heroin, Columbus police said.
Georgia officials scheduled to set tuition rates
The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and the Auburn Police Division are investigating a threatening message found on campus.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Teen charged with intent to distribute marijuana at Howard Avenue apartments
A 19-year-old man was charged with intent to distribute marijuana after witnesses reported him for drinking and doing drugs in a Howard Avenue apartment parking lot, according to a Columbus Police report.
Tax 'holidays' now a tradition worth preserving
It was all but a foregone conclusion that the state of Georgia would extend the latter-day tradition of designated sales tax "holidays" for certain kinds of purchases.
Sinkhole causes dismissal time change at Blanchard Elementary
Students who ride a bus home will be dismissed 15 minutes earlier, and students who ride a car home will be dismissed 10 minutes later, said Valerie Fuller, the Muscogee County School District's communications director.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Court: Church vandal wrestles deputies after Mental Health Court reference
A half-dozen Columbus Police officers and Muscogee County Sheriff's deputies rushed to subdue a suspected church vandal after he began wrestling with a nearby guard during Monday morning's Recorder's Court hearing.
DA prepping cases against two more teens involved in fatal '12 crash
With the driver responsible for his 16-year-old girlfriend’s death now sentenced to nine years in state prison, the Muscogee County District Attorney’s office is moving forward with cases against two other teenagers involved in the underage drinking death.
Unconscious man found with drugs outside Charing Drive
Police charged a 22-year-old man with possession of marijuana and a Schedule I drug Saturday after discovering the suspect unconscious outside a Charing Drive residence, according to a Columbus Police report.
Tim Chitwood: Hide your stuff before the debate
Here's a warning from Midland neighborhood watch. It went out Saturday, so the incident was around 4:30 p.m. Friday: About 1630 hrs yesterday, I parked my pickup at the parking area at the north end of the bike/hiking trail at Psalmond Road.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Superintendent David Lewis to propose re-aligning pre-K
Mike Haskey email@example.com The Muscogee County School Board voted Tuesday to name Polk County's David Lewis, 56, as the finalist for the job of superintendent.
Assess and plan first, ask voters for money later
In about eight months, the source of capital improvement money for the Muscogee County School District will run dry.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Columbus Police make arrest in recent church vandalism cases
Less than a week after churches were damaged, Columbus police have arrested James Morris in connection with the rash of church vandalism, Lt.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Muscogee Prison inmate escapes from security detail
Darrin Adams became a Muscogee County inmate after he tried to walk out on a bar tab.
Kareem Lane's retrial for '92 murder starts Aug. 25
Murder suspect Kareem Lane reacts following a hearing Wednesday afternoon announcing a retrial of Lane in the 1992 stabbing death of then-MCSD Superintendent Jim Burns.