Muscogee County Newswire (Page 2)

Muscogee County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Muscogee County, GA. (Page 2)

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  1. Upatoi Triple Murder Trial: District attorney speaks on future court proceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The 17-year-old is charged with the brutal murders of Gloria Short, Caleb Short, and Gianna Lindsey in their Upatoi home. Burks was the youngest of three defendants and the only one to go to trial.

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  2. Former judge Cielinski recognized by Judicial Council of GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    During an administrative meeting in Fort Valley, Chief Justice P. Harris Hines presented Cielinski with a pocket watch and letter, recognizing him for his service as chief judge of Recorder's Court in Columbus. Cielinski served 42 years with the Columbus Consolidated Government before he retired in February 2017 to recover from surgery and after the city settled a domestic suit over the judge ordering a woman to pay a "victim assessment" to drop a charge against her boyfriend.

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  3. Synovus Announces 2018 Chairmans Awards WinnersRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Synovus today announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. The James H. Blanchard Leadership Award, the James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award, the William B. Turner Community Impact Award, and the Synovus Game Changer Award honor team members who best represent the company's culture and its focus on leadership, customer satisfaction, serving others, and innovation.

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  4. Sound offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    I was intrigued by the proposed drug testing program at Brookstone School. Unfortunately, alcohol will only be identified at parental request.

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  5. Murder hearing postponed for suspect in Columbus shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Sometimes the "perfect crime" doesn't quite play out as intended. Here are some criminals who could use some practice.

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  6. Drunk murder suspect seen waving gun before cousin was shot through door, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Dewayne Jones fled to Mexico following the Jan. 24 homicide of Lashay Ford, 24, in her Wickham Drive home. Jones and another man allegedly shot through the front door, striking Ford in the chest.

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  7. PAWS Humane needs new washers, driersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Bobbie Yeo says the washers and dryers now in use at PAWS Humane in Columbus can't handle the load of daily laundry. The CEO of the nonprofit animal shelter said a campaign has begun to raise $20,000 to purchase two new washers and dryers.

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  8. a Dona t make any noisea : CSU student recalls leaping from moving car to escape kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    That's the first thing the gunman said as he tried to rob and carjack a Columbus State University student who later leapt from the moving vehicle to escape. The 22-year-old woman broke down on the witness stand Tuesday as she recalled that night in 2015 when the man pointed a pistol at her head in the parking lot of the Cloister II apartments, 3803 Armour Avenue, just around the corner from Hardaway High School.

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  9. Columbus man charged with deadly shooting of cousin appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... East Columbus Magnet Academy principal Tamura Magwood explains why the Columbus middle school wants the Muscogee County School Board to name its football field after John "Pepper" Spurlock Jr., who was the assistant principal when he died in October ...

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  10. Betty Harrelson DimonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lebanon Democrat

    A celebration of life to honor Betty will be Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church at 7175 Lebanon Road in Mt. Juliet, followed by a brief ceremony and burial at Striffler-Hamby and Parkhill Cemetery at 4071 Macon Road in Columbus, Georgia.

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  11. COURT: Fight leads to deadly shooting on Wickham Dr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Detective Nichols with Columbus police testified that the 36-year-old suspect was willing to cooperate with police once he was booked into the Muscogee County Jail. In a recorded interview, Jones apparently tells detectives he did have a firearm with him the night 24-year-old Lashay Ford was shot and killed.

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  12. Jail inmate says he was stunned with Taser after asking for psychiatrist, files lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... mistreatment on behalf of jail inmate Cortney Jackson. An inmate with a history of mental illness at the Muscogee County Jail says he was stunned with a Taser and assaulted by correctional officers after asking for a psychiatrist, according to a ...

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  13. Soldiers bring history to life at 100th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Fort Benning celebrates its 100th anniversary with music, films, Silver Wings parachute jumps, living history demonstrations, free food and more, on Feb. 24 at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. Officer Candidate School students will play the role of soldiers throughout history during Columbus Salutes the Centennial.

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  14. Columbus chef was at odds with landlord before his lease was terminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The management and catering services at RiverMill Event Center in Bibb City recently changed hands. Columbus-based Valley Hospitality Services through It's Your Day Catering has assumed management and food service responsibilities.

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  15. Nearly 80 now dead from flu in Georgia - but is the season finally slowing down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Dr. Doug Olson asks patient William Ness, 70, how he is feeling after his wife drove him to the emergency room and he was diagnosed with flu at Northside Hospital Emergency Room in Cumming, Ga., Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Olson says the hospital has been flooded with flu patients, prompting hospital crowding and shift changes to accommodate the traffic.

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  16. Broker targets restaurants not already in Columbus for former Logana s Roadhouse propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Taco Mac is one of the restaurants that a Columbus real-estate broker hopes to bring to the city on the former Logan's Roadhouse property. It does serve tacos, but also burgers, chicken wings and a wide variety of beers.

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  17. Johnston, James M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Lakeland Ledger

    JAMES M. JOHNSTON, Sr. LAKELAND - James M. Johnston, Sr., age 82, of Lakeland, FL passed away on Friday, Feb. 16th, 2018, following complications from the flu. His immediate family kept vigil to comfort him as he transitioned peacefully.

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  18. Trojan golf swings into seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Times Georgian

    The Carrollton High School boys' golf team opened the season with a strong showing at the IRONMAN competition held at The Frog in Villa Rica on Saturday. Playing nine different golfers, the Trojans fired a round of 347 in the modified Stableford format of the 36-hole event.

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  19. Columbus Police: No tag lights leads to methamphetamine arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... eanie Luke when her 2013 Hyundai Elantra was stopped at 2:41 a.m. for having no tag lights. According to the Muscogee County Jail, she is also charged with possession and use of drug related objects and driving with a suspended or revoked license.

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  20. Teen showed no emotion when convicted in triple-murder, could face two life sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and the only one to go to trial. When Rufus Leonard Burks IV turns 18 on Saturday, he will be sitting in the Muscogee County Jail, and facing the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison. The youngest of the three youths charged in the ...

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