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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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14 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Update L-E calls race: Thomas beats Wells in school board runoff

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Newly-elected Muscogee County School Board member John Thomas and his wife Marjorie Mitchell Thomas acknowledge their supporters after election results show Thomas winning the Muscogee County School Board District 2 seat Tuesday.

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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

TSYS posts profit of nearly $110 million in second quarter

The TSYS financial machine picked up steam in the second quarter, with the credit-card and payment processor topping $600 million in quarterly revenue for the first time in its history.

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5 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Report: Suspect follows, assaults woman with knife on Benning Drive

A 30-year-old woman told police a suspected assailant tailed her for some time on Benning Drive before confronting her with a knife Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Airport Thruway Applebee's robbed

Police are searching for an unknown number of suspects after the Airport Thruway Applebee's was robbed Monday, according to a Columbus police report.

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10 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

Perdue, Kingston make final campaignpushes before Election Day

COLUMBUS, Ga. - GeorgiaA s two Republican candidates for US Senate, David Perdue and Jack Kingston, are facing off in the polls Tuesday, and they are taking different approaches with their last-minute strategies.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fifty Years Ago Today, July 22, 1964

A "flood-type downpour" late Tuesday up routed some 35 families from their homes as waters flooded streets, businesses, and houses, drowned car engines and brought traffic to a virtual standstill in many areas of Columbus and Phenix City.

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Patch.com

Report: Columbus Fugitive Apprehended in Gwinnett

A fugitive from Columbus, Ga., was arrested last week in Gwinnett County for his involvement in a May shooting after an argument over a card game.

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Local doctors, experts talk benefits of new-to-Columbus 3D mammography

A Columbus radiologist says that the new-to-the-area 3D mammography is a big improvement in testing for breast cancer and reduces anxiety for both doctor and patient.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Military news a " 7/21

Army Pvt. Jeremy M. Krick has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., after completing a nine-week course.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Man charged with public indecency on Benning Drive

Police charged a 24-year-old man with public indecency Saturday after responding to reports of a potential intoxicated driver, according to a Columbus police report.

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Five suspects sought after man shot in wrist

Police are searching for five suspects after a 28-year-old man was shot in the wrists on Brown Avenue Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Douglasville police chief may learn fate Monday

The police chief in Douglasville may learn his possible fate on Monday a week after making controversial comments about officer pay and force attrition.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Sound Off for Monday, July 21, 2014

Rush Limbaugh and most conservative talk show hosts were Vietnam cowards. Rush got a deferment for a cyst on his butt, an easily treatable condition.

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Deorio's Pizza ToGo outlet opens on Moon Road

Photos by ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comJessica Patterson serves a drive-thru customer at her family's Deorio's Pizza ToGo location on Moon Road at the intersection with Whitesville Road.

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Man charged with aggravated assault

Columbus police say that 25-year-old Ketrone R. Blanks pointed a gun at another man and have charged him with aggravated assault.

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Tim Chitwood: Time for more political camp

It's been a while since we had an election -- so many weeks it now seems like a whole season ago.

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Five questions with Mike Howard, artist

After the Marine Corps, I attended the University of Georgia and was then accepted to The Whitney Museum Independent Program in New York City.

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Columbus couple tells story of homelessness, wedding bliss

Photos Special to the Ledger-EnquirerRodney and Deborah DePriester tied the knot on the Fourth of July at Calvary Assembly of God.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Sound Off for Sunday, July 20, 2014

We do not need comprehensive immigration reform. We need law enforcement and the National Guard, and our problems will be over.

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Suspected drunk driver strikes officer on Broadway

Columbus police are looking for a late model Cadillac sedan after a Columbus State University Department was struck by a possible drunk driver late Friday at Broadway and 10th Street.

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