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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 $134,700 which is roughly $59/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Suspects nabbed in drug raid on Twin Chapel Drive

Several people were arrested Tuesday after the Special Operations Unit raided a Twin Chapel Drive home and found meth amphetamine and heroin, Columbus police said.

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13 hrs ago | The News Item

Military News: Spec. Adam L. Yuskoski

Army National Guard Spec. Adam L. Yuskoski has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training .

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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Steve Toms' homicide suspect indicted for murder, RICO offenses

A grand jury has indicted the suspect in the 2011 homicide of jewelry store manager Steve Toms not only for murder and armed robbery, but for joining four others in a criminal enterprise in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

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19 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sound Off for Thursday, April 17, 2014

If you want to see the news, you watch Fox news. If you want to hear whining and Communist propaganda, you watch MSNBC.

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23 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

No defense of the indefensible

I'm pleased to see that the uncomfortable issue brought up a month ago by Rev. Richard Jessie at a city council meeting -- our dependence on slave, or if you insist, prison labor -- has not gone away.

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Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chuck Williams: 'Stop all the clocks,' a friend honors his wife's memory

They had just gone to dinner and a movie — “Four Weddings and a Funeral.” They were moved by a scene in which John Hannah’s character recites the poem at the funeral of his partner.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

ACFS tries to go where no pols have gone before

Since 2010 a group called the ACF Stakeholders has been working quietly, and as far off the political radar as it can realistically get, to do what political leaders in three states, Capitol Hill and the federal judiciary have been unable to do: create a workable water use plan.

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Columbus murder suspect arrested in California

The man police say shot and killed Dior Cheney in October was arrested Monday night in Hemet, Calif., by the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Sound Off for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I'm strongly against income inequality. It's not fair that Bubba Watson wins $1.6 million and poor Larry Mize only gets $22,600.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Court: Church vandal wrestles deputies after Mental Health Court reference

A half-dozen Columbus Police officers and Muscogee County Sheriff's deputies rushed to subdue a suspected church vandal after he began wrestling with a nearby guard during Monday morning's Recorder's Court hearing.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Police predict criminal activity with intelligence-led policing

Using witness statements, police reports, street information and patrol officer observations -- among other data sources -- Graham's investigative team pinpoints "hot spots" where potential criminals are likely to commit offenses.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Superintendent David Lewis to propose re-aligning pre-K

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com The Muscogee County School Board voted Tuesday to name Polk County's David Lewis, 56, as the finalist for the job of superintendent.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Superintendent David Lewis to propose re-aligning pre-K

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com The Muscogee County School Board voted Tuesday to name Polk County's David Lewis, 56, as the finalist for the job of superintendent.

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'Emigration to Liberia' authored by Matthew F.K. McDaniel

Mathew F.K. McDaniel presented Emigration to Liberia : From the Chattahoochee Valley of Georgia and Alabama, 1853-1903 as the program for the April 2014 Georgia State Archives Lunch and Learn series.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Report of armed robbery at downtown gazebo being investigated

A Columbus woman told police she was sitting in a gazebo in the area of Front Avenue and 6th street downtown when she was robbed at gunpoint.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Pensacola defeats Columbus to win SPHL championship

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Pensacola captain Ryan Salvis skates around the ice with the championship trophy.

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Sound Off for Sunday, April 13, 2014

Malaysia has formed three committees to help locate the missing airplane. I thought Malaysia was a Muslim country, not a Baptist country.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Homeless in Columbus get lunch through Hashtag Lunchbag

Participants in the Miss Ebony Columbus Scholarship Pageant recently packed lunches and delivered them to the homeless in Columbus as part of the Hashtag Lunchbag program.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

In a struggling economy, many opt for 2-year colleges, technical jobs

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comColumbus Technical College nursing students check the pulse on a medical mannequin at the School of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences.

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Columbus Police make arrest in recent church vandalism cases

Columbus Police have arrested James Morris, 25, in connection with a rash of church vandalism that occurred last weekend, Lt.

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