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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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Grisamore: Northside High senior hasn’t followed the script

Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen Olivia McMillan reacts as she is named the Miss Georgia Pageant Outstanding Teen 2014 in June at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Alva James-Johnson: Never too late to learn

The Burger King on Veterans Parkway bustles at breakfast time. As a vegetarian, I don't eat there much, but I stop by occasionally for french toast sticks -- one of my secret vices.

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Russell murder retrial: Victim's head battered, throat crushed and slashed

Prosecutors in Russell County’s capital murder retrial of James Allen Harrison Jr. spent Thursday ripping up Harrison’s account of cutting 41-year-old Thomas Fred Day Jr.’s throat the night of Jan. 13, 1998.

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Carolyn Gates remembered as compassionate counselor, gracious host

She did so in her professional and personal lives. Whether it was compassionately guiding students as a counselor or graciously welcoming guests as a host, countless folks are grateful for the shining example she set in Columbus.

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Police searching for aggravated stalking suspect

Police are looking for an aggravated stalking suspect accused of harassing a Kool Smiles employee on Woodruff Road Wednesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Film 'Korengal' explores soldier life in Afghanistan

Four years after the documentary "Restrepo" focused on American soldiers fighting in a dangerous valley of northeast Afghanistan, a new film "Korengal, This Is What War Feels Like," opens Friday in Columbus and Fort Benning.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Chattahoochee Chatter: My. how times have changed

As we march into the dog days of summer -- even though the 63-degree wake-up call on Wednesday didn't feel much like the end of July -- we are starting to see something different in downtown Columbus.

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U.S. sales model broken, Aflac's Amos made critical change

Aflac Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos had been keenly watching insurance premium sales in the U.S. sputter through the recession and into the nation’s economic recovery.

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Gun laws still don't protect women from abusers: ColumnGun laws still ...

Gun laws still don't protect women from abusers: Column We need stronger laws so people like me don't die in a shotgun blast.

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Suspected drunk driver hits road signs on Manchester Expressway

Police arrested a 40-year-old man and charged him with possession of cocaine and drunk driving after he allegedly knocked down a directional pole and reflector pole on Machester Expressway Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Suspected drunk driver hits road signs on Manchester Expressway

Police arrested a 40-year-old man and charged him with possession of cocaine and drunk driving after he allegedly knocked down a directional pole and reflector pole on Machester Expressway Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Report: Man threatens to shoot fiance after anniversary

When his 32-year-old fiance's nephews thwarted his anniversary plans, a 33-year-old man allegedly beat and threatened to shoot her, according to a Columbus police report.

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Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak

Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Aflac Q2 profit decreases to $810M

The Columbus, Ga.-based insurance company reported its second-quarter profit shrunk 8.8 percent due in part to lower after-tax net realized investment gains and the weaker yen/dollar exchange rate.

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Quote Roundup: Stephen A. Smith/Sam Mitchell at SaMarc Foundation camp

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith was in Columbus to speak at the annual SaMarc Foundation basketball camp hosted by Minnesota Timberwolves assistant Sam Mitchell.

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Council hears pitch for tax measure on November ballot

For more than two hours Tuesday morning, Columbus Council listened to three experts from Atlanta outlining the advantages of Tax Allocation Districts, an economic development tool that allows newly created tax revenue to be plowed back into specially designated areas for infrastructure improvements to encourage redevelopment.

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Sound Off for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Enough is enough. It's time for Obama to go back to wherever he came from. Not Washington but his original homeland.

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LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange man shot three times11:01 am

Police said they responded to a call around 9 p.m. Monday evening of a male who had been shot.

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Man charged with attempted arson on St. Francis Avenue

A 33-year-old man was charged with damaging a 50-year-old St. Francis Avenue man's property and attempting arson Monday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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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