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Veterans: Ranger standards should be same for women
Army Rangers who served in Vietnam and as instructors at Fort Benning are concerned that standards may drop if women are allowed to train for the elite fighting force.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Post and Courier
Columbus, Ga. mayor: Massive layoffs possible
The mayor of Columbus is warning of "massive layoffs" of city workers next year if the consolidated government continues on its current path.
Miss Georgia Pageant kicks off tonight, features six contestants from Columbus area
For the first time in a long time, there are more contestants from Columbus than any other city in the Miss Georgia Pageant.
Cut Bait reopened after additional training
The Chattahoochee River whitewater course rapid that one West Virginia safety expert called "notorious," was reopened to paying customers by outfitter Whitewater Express and Uptown Columbus Inc., the nonprofit downtown development corporation that manages the new Chattahoochee River Park.
Fifty Years Ago Today, June 18, 1963
Muscogee County schools may drop Bible reading and the recitation of the Lord's Prayer at the beginning of each school day, according to School Supt.
Chuck Williams: Sometimes your child does know more than you do
You think you have them in the trap, but sometimes you end up in the teeth of a tight grip.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Building facility much easier than changing culture
Columbus recycles only about 4 percent of its refuse. That's a paltry amount compared to a lot of communities, but Columbus doesn't make people recycle, and doesn't always make it easy for those who do.
Jim R Pickens
Obama Cuts Hot Meals For Troops But Sends Michelle Obama To Stay In $3,300 Dublin Hotel Suite
Obama says we can't afford to heat our troops' slop. But it is okay for Queen Michelle to stay in a $3,300 super fancy Dublin hotel suite.
When the quest for a promotion turns into a talent show
When insurance executives at Aflac sought employees for plum assignments last year, they abandoned the traditional resumes and job interview routine.
Are you a parent getting your children tutored this summer?
The Ledger-Enquirer is looking for Columbus or Phenix City parents enrolling their children into tutoring programs this summer.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Job spotlight with Homer Shuler, financial adviser with Wells Fargo
Many are living to paycheck to paycheck, taking on too much debt and facing the daunting prospect of relying primarily on Social Security benefits in their so-called golden years.
Runners in comfy nightclothes aid pageant fund, CMN
Meredith Crawley, Miss Lake Lanier, and Kristy Miller, Miss Cherokee Rose, cross the finish line of the 2013 Miss Georgia 5K Pajama Run Saturday in downtown Columbus.
Items reported stolen from cars on Front Street during Army Ball
Columbus police are investigating the report of three cars on Front Street being broken into and items taken during the Army Birthday Ball at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.
LaGrange Daily News
Preliminary work is already underway on the West Point Dam project, which will cost approximately $55 million, Virginia L. Kauble, technical liaison officer with the Corps of Engineers, said Wednesday.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
GBI clears Columbus fire officials of altering day care fire files
Investigators have determined no one tampered with Columbus fire department records related to a 2010 home day care fire that killed one child and injured three others, said Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Wayne Smith.
5,000 enjoy music, barbecue at Family Day
The music was loud and the aroma from barbecue grills was strong Saturday as a smaller-than-expected crowd gathered at Cooper Creek Park for the 27th Annual Family Day in the Park."
Body found in Columbus, Ga. may be missing Alabaster teen
A body found in a CVS parking lot in Columbus, Ga. may be that of 17-year-old Steven Bradley Foster of Alabaster, according to WBRC Fox 6 .
Columbus Council Agenda: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and Columbus Council meet for a work session at 9 a.m. Tuesday on the plaza level of the Government Center.
Bullets fired at Booker T. Washington Apartments
No one was injured Friday after shots were fired into a unit at Booker T. Washington Apartments, Columbus police said.
Man accused of firing shots on Terminal Court
A man accused of firing shots at another on Terminal Court Friday faces a reckless conduct charge in the shooting, Columbus police said.