Muscogee County Newswire (Page 4)

Muscogee County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Muscogee County, GA. (Page 4)

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  1. Whata s up with this hot winter weather?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... died, ponds dried, and rapacious wildfires spread. The Columbus fire marshal banned any outdoor burning in Muscogee County. In Alabama, the governor banned burning in 46 counties that included Russell, Lee, Chambers, Macon and Randolph. ...

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  2. Outback, Bonefish, Carrabbaa s in Columbus dodge company downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    It's official: The Carrabba's Italian Grill, Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill restaurants in Columbus have dodged the closure bullet and are not among the 43 combined locations being eliminated by their parent company. "All restaurants in the Columbus area will remain open," Elizabeth Watts, director of Media & Community Relations at Bloomin' Brands, confirmed Wednesday in an email.

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  3. Columbus residents question 1999 sales tax spending on Liberty DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A 1999 sales tax included a project that involves redeveloping a historic area in Columbus known as the Liberty District. A group of concerned citizens met Tuesday to discuss why they say they're still not getting what they were promised "Where is the money? That is a good question, it's not being accounted for and people can't see it that means it's not being used for, what it's doing, so I don't know if you want to call it funny money, sticky fingers," says Waliesah Wilson.

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  4. Man fleeing traffic stop struck, killed by Georgia sheriff's truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia State Patrol says a man fleeing a traffic stop was struck and killed by a west Georgia sheriff who wasn't part of any police pursuit. Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley and his wife were returning home from an outing Saturday when the sheriff's pickup truck hit Demetris Dalton after he jumped a wall into the northbound lanes of Interstate 185 in Columbus.

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  5. Sales of McMastera s a Dereliction of Dutya soar after presidential appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    An appointment into the Trump Administration apparently is good for book sales, just ask Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster.

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  6. Columbus police seek a Bloodsa gang member on felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The Columbus Police Department seeking leads from the public on the location of Dontrel Marquis Harper, a member of the "Bloods" street gang. Harper is sought in connection with an armed robbery and other felony charges.

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  7. Cash flows: Columbus entertaining about 3,500 visitors this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A mixture of sporting, educational and prayer meetings and events are taking place in Columbus this week, which is filling some hotel rooms and making the restaurants a little busier in the evenings. The Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau says about 3,200 people will visit the city for the various events, generating a direct economic impact of nearly $652,000.

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  8. Police: Man robbed at gunpoint after agreeing to Facebook offer to buy phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was ordered held without bond in the Muscogee County Jail. Columbus Detective Darrell Middlebrooks said he responded to The Crossing at Veterans Parkway at 8160 Veterans Parkway around ...

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  9. Special-education parent to school board: a Pure ineptness cost my sonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Two parents criticized the special education their children are receiving as they fervently addressed the Muscogee County School Board during its meeting Tuesday night. Both parents have Young as their last name.

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  10. Teacher denounces board membera s criticisms of Muscogee County School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    For the first time in memory, a Muscogee County School District teacher has publicly spoken during a board meeting and denounced a board member's criticisms of the district. Jacob Elliott, the magnet coordinator at Dimon Elementary Magnet Academy, didn't name names in his four-minute speech during the public agenda portion of Tuesday night's Muscogee County School Board meeting, but his point was clear.

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  11. Georgia starts contest to help cut down coyote populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Rod Pinkston, owner of Jager Proa , says although his company almost solely is called upon to control wild hog population they also take care of coyote populations. This graphic video shows, through a thermal imaging scope, several coyotes being dispatched.

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  12. Tim Tebow's 'Night to Shine' prom in Columbus brings unexpected loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    COLUMBUS, GA A woman with cerebral palsy found unexpected love at Tim Tebow's Night to Shine Prom in Columbus. Kaylyn McBride, 23, has always prayed to God for a soulmate to do life with and her dad had the same prayer.

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  13. Dripping pipes, fire hazards revealed during citya s Government Center tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... are a problem in all the buildings, but especially the tower. While in the tower, Maj. Mike Massey, of the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, pointed out various hazards. Standing at the security checkpoint, he emphasized security concerns. ...

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  14. Two Firefighters Released From GA HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 21--The two firefighters injured in Friday night's Sesame Street house fire have been released from the hospital, Columbus Fire Marshal Ricky Shores confirmed Tuesday morning. One firefighter is at home recovering from serious burns, and the other is back at work after being struck by fallen debris.

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  15. Was John Wilkes Booth shot in the butt in Columbus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    It's accepted historical fact that the infamous actor John Wilkes Booth appeared on stage in Columbus and was accidentally shot prior to a performance by a man named Matthew Canning in 1860. But accounts differ as to the venue where the shooting took place and exactly where the man who would later assassinate President Abraham Lincoln was wounded.

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  16. Man fleeing traffic stop struck, killed by sheriff's truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WSB-TV

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  17. Rare controversial vote: Myers, Thomas support Muscogee County school administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    When the Muscogee County School Board has a split vote, the members most critical of the administration, Frank Myers of District 8 and John Thomas of District 2, usually are in the minority. Tuesday night's meeting, however, provided an unusual case of Myers and Thomas supporting the administration amid a controversial decision.

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  18. DNR to present plans for Standing Boy Creek Park at upcoming meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The possibility of a state park in Muscogee County will be discussed this week with concerned citizens and Georgia park officials. The Department of Natural Resources is exploring options for turning over 1500 acres at the Standing Boy wildlife property east of River Road into a state park.

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  19. School district accused of embarrassing children: No longer take tray from students who cana t payRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Responding to complaints that children were being embarrassed, Muscogee County School District cafeteria workers no longer are supposed to take the tray of food from students who don't have enough money to pay for their meal. That change is among the new procedures MCSD school nutrition director Susan Schlader announced during the Muscogee County School Board's meeting Tuesday night.

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  20. MCSD approves Columbus High parking lot expansion; new school calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    After long discussion and constant back and forth, the Muscogee County School Board decided to approve expansion to Columbus High School's parking area. In a 6-3 vote, the board approved an additional $200,000 budget for new parking spaces at the school.

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