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Columbus, Georgia is located in Muscogee County. Zip codes in Columbus, GA include 31917, 31993, and 31907. The median home price in Columbus is $132,500 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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2 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tips, tricks so your child gets the most out of school lunch

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Courtney Brooks, a registered dietitian at Columbus Regional Healtcare System, offers tips for creating healthy school lunches children can take to school.

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6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mother pleads guilty in case of child whose skull was 'cracked like an egg'

The Columbus mother of a 1-year-old whose skull was “cracked like an egg” when he was life-flighted to an Atlanta hospital in 2012 will serve nine years in prison for her role in his abuse, authorities said Monday.

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6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mother pleads guilty in case of child whose skull was 'cracked like an egg'

The Columbus mother of a 1-year-old whose skull was “cracked like an egg” when he was life-flighted to an Atlanta hospital in 2012 will serve nine years in prison for her role in his abuse, authorities said Monday.

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7 hrs ago | The State

People and achievements, July 28

School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to state@thestate.com.

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12 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Kellogg to close Victory Drive snack plant in Columbus by late 2015

Food manufacturer Kellogg is closing its snack plant on Victory Drive in Columbus by the end of next year as part of a massive corporate restructuring.

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15 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Shots fired outside Big Cat gas station

A 32-year-old man's Honda Odyssey was struck by bullets after several shots were fired outside the North Lumpkin Road Big Cat gas station Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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18 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Emotional Thomas gives thanks in Hall speech

Both Chicago baseball legends did great jobs in thanking everyone who made their inductions happen, and both thanked the city where they began their Hall of fame careers, "Thank you to the city of Chicago," Thomas said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Island Packet

Nehi operation now distributes soft drinks

As the Nehi Bottling Company celebrates its 85th year in business, it no longer manufacturers the soft drinks.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

5 Questions with Grif Morpeth, co-owner of Country's Barbecue

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comGrif Morpeth manages Country's On Broad, one of three Country's Barbecue restaurants in Columbus.

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Sound Off for Sunday, July 27, 2014

My elderly uncle believes Obama is a "Muslim Communist with no birth certificate."

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Burglary attempted at Fairview Baptist Church

According to the Columbus police report, sometime early Saturday morning, someone attempted to burglarize the church by smashing a north glass window.

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Job Spotlight: Ryan Willoughby, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Georgia

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comRyan Willoughby, the executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Georgia, stands with Nitasya Roland and her three children in front of Roland's 20th Avenue home.

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Sunday Interview: Mat Swift says urban development 'is a journey without an end'

Mike Haskey/mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.comMat Swift, president and chief executive officer of the W.C. Bradley Real Estate Division is shown.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus newcomer among state's Young Gamechangers

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Tremaine "Teddy" Reese of Columbus, director of community operations and affairs for the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, was among 35 young professionals selected by GeorgiaForward as a Young Gamechanger.

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Columbus woman 'empties the magazine' on would-be car thief

A day after a burglar ransacked her Garrard Street home, a 30-year-old woman fired 10 gunshots into her 2010 Jeep Wrangler late Friday to thwart a thief's attempt to steal the vehicle.

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Columbus woman 'empties the magazine' on would-be car thief

A day after a burglar ransacked her Garrard Street home, a 30-year-old woman fired 10 gunshots into her 2010 Jeep Wrangler late Friday to thwart a thief's attempt to steal the vehicle.

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Hip-Hop summit discusses rap culture and violence

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com From left, Robert Hines, Amber Hayes, Thomas Hines, Varad Dabke, Gautam Chebrolu and Dillon Evans lead a group discussion Saturday afternoon with the theme of " Is Gangster Rap Hip Hop?" at the 8th Annual Hip-Hop Summit at the Liberty Theatre Cultural Arts Center in Columbus.

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Search underway on river for possible drowning victim

Divers and search teams with the Columbus Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services are searching for a teen who was pulled beneath the water Saturday just north of the Dillingham Street Bridge.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chuck Williams: Cooperstown becomes Braves' field of dreams

The state of Georgia should go ahead and annex it and save everyone the trouble.

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Court: Tattoo, song lyrics will not be evidence in Kareem Lane's retri

Jurors in murder suspect Kareem Lane’s retrial this August won’t see a tattoo prosecutors claim Lane got to “memorialize” the fatal 1992 stabbing of then-school superintendent Jim Burns nor hear allegedly incriminating songs Lane composed years after the homicide.

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