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  1. Jo Jo Benson dies at Victory Drive motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Jo Jo Benson, a Phenix City native whose meteoric rise and fall in the music industry made him a local legend, was found dead early Tuesday morning at a Motel 6 on Victory Drive. Benson, named Joseph Hewell at birth, died of natural causes, according to the Muscogee County Coroner's Office.

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  2. Title-pawn shops - keep poor people poor.' Who's protecting Georgians from debt traps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    People go to title-pawn firms when they need cash to pay the bills. What they don't know is they are entering into a 30-day contract that could result in a lot of debt.

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  3. Former Phenix City player, Tuskegee assistant coach sentenced on federal gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Arrested for cocaine and marijuana in Russell County this past March, a former Phenix City football star and assistant coach at Alabama's Tuskegee University has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of having a gun while selling drugs. U.S. District Court Judge Emily Marks sentenced Ramone Jardon Nickerson of Phenix City to 37 months in federal prison on the gun charge Tuesday in Montgomery.

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  4. Sneak Peek: Springer Opera House readies for opening of "Mamma Mia!"Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Emily Kristen Morris portrays Bea in the national touring production of "Something Rotten!". The company has been at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts preparing for the tour, which has its first public performance Wednesday Sept.

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  5. Phenix City Council 3-2 appoints Todd Stanfill to school board, elections set for 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The Phenix City Council by a 3-2 vote Tuesday appointed Todd Stanfill the newest member of the city's school board, one of the last to be appointed before voters choose their board representatives. Stanfill's well known to area schools: In 2016 he left his job as Muscogee County's athletic director to become principal of Harris County High School.

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  6. Abrams tells voters she needs them "to show up, show out, and stay woke."Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The Brick Bistro at Central High School, operated by culinary arts instructor John Chapiewski and his advanced students, opens to the public Sept. 19. It's open Wednesday through Fridays from 11:15 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. in the career tech building.

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  7. Dollar General plans store No. 26 in Columbus area. This is how it will benefit city.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Yet another Dollar General store is headed for the Columbus market, this one along a high-traffic corridor just shy of the Harris County line. The new store - which will be No.

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  8. The Brick Bistro opens Sept. 19 with "heavenly food served by a Red Devil"Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Children's book illustrator Betsy Lewin, think "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type", appears Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Columbus Children's Book Festival at the Columbus Public Library.

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  9. Columbus, Phenix City weather for September 18 from WRBL's Bob JeswaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Rising ocean temperatures have fueled some of the most devastating storms in recent years. Kendra Pierre-Louis, a reporter on The New York Time's climate team, explains how.

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  10. Defense attorney: My client - ... is no longer capable of funding any more of his defense'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    An apparent chase from Phenix City ended in Columbus Friday morning when a man was taken into custody on the walking trail at Lakebottom Park , witnesses said. This is raw video from the scene of the arrest.

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  11. Two surplus school properties for sale; board member calls other a...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    An apparent chase from Phenix City ended in Columbus Friday morning when a man was taken into custody on the walking trail at Lakebottom Park , witnesses said. This is raw video from the scene of the arrest.

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  12. Phenix City native recalls being Auburn's first black cheerleaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Phenix City native Linwood Moore wasn't a cheerleader at Central High School , where he graduated in 1971, but three years later, he became the first black cheerleader at Auburn University . "I was very active in high school," Moore told the Ledger-Enquirer in a phone interview Friday, "so my goal as to continue being active in college as well."

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  13. Man nabbed after police chase in Lakebottom Park faces theft charge, police saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A man who led Phenix City police into Columbus before he was captured on the walking trail at Lakebottom Park has been identified, authorities said. Gabriel Howard, 33, of Columbus, was charged with one count each of theft by bringing stolen property into the state and driving while license suspended after his 10:40 a.m. Friday arrest on Cherokee Avenue.

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  14. 600 jobs coming to Columbus with Colorado-based companyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    An apparent chase from Phenix City ended in Columbus Friday morning when a man was taken into custody on the walking trail at Lakebottom Park , witnesses said. This is raw video from the scene of the arrest.

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  15. Country cooking restaurant going into former Wood Stone location in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    It didn't take long for another eatery to stake a claim to the former Wood Stone restaurant property that closed its doors in Columbus last month. A country cooking business called Miles To Go - which already has one location on Stadium Drive in Phenix City and another on Warm Springs Road in Columbus - is preparing to enter the 5739 Whitesville Road location that was home to Wood Stone for eight years, the staff confirmed Friday.

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  16. Sneak Peek: Meet the artist who illustrated "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Amateur boxers in town for the Sugar Bert Boxing Title Belt National Qualifier got some valuable advice from pro fighter Money Powell IV and his coach Jason Jones during a Friday press conference that applies in and out of the ring. Listen and learn.

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  17. Rotary Club brings tactile toys to engage the senses for kids at EastersealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Mulberry Creek Elementary Pre-K teacher Becky Thomas-Haden was named the 2018 Georgia Pre-K Teacher of the Year by Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal. "No task is too small, or too big, even though they're just four."

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  18. Raw Video: Man arrested on Lakebottom walking trail after Phenix City Police chase ends in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Overdoses on synthetic cannabinoids, sometimes known as K2 or Spice, are the latest deadly epidemic in Florida Prisons. The Florida Department of Corrections suspects K2 is behind a dramatic uptick in prison deaths.

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  19. Phenix City police chase ends in Lakebottom Park with man arrested on trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A chase from Phenix City ended in Columbus Friday morning when a man was taken into custody on the walking trail at Lakebottom Park, witnesses said. The name of the man in his late 20s or early 30s wasn't available as police vehicles from the Phenix City Police Department and Columbus police swarmed the area near Cherokee Avenue and 13th Street.

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  20. New Carver High football coach impressed with team attitudeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Carver football coach Corey Joyner faces his former team Dougherty County this week. The kickoff at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium is set for September 14, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Here are this week's matchups for local high school football teams.

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