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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 $129,900 which is roughly $59/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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Fugitive's Children to Snag Charity's Dough

Nearly half of a trust fund that a fugitive created to manage lucrative real estate as the minister of a "charitable society" will go to his children, a federal judge ruled.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bryan County News

Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

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Business Journal

Synovus Q1 profit up 64 percent, loans growing

The Columbus, Ga. banking company, the parent company of Birmingham's First Commercial Bank, reported its first-quarter profit soared after a reduction in credit costs and other cost-cutting moves.

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Report: Columbus workers need to earn $11.44/hour to afford a decent one-bedroom

Eleven dollars and forty four cents: that's how much one person in Muscogee County would have to make to afford a one-bedroom at "fair market rent" — while working 40 hours a week, every week of the year.

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Trial in 2012 Columbus homicide likely to end Wednesday

One of Columbus’ shorter murder trials appears likely to end Wednesday as attorneys make their final arguments in the trial of Oscar Senior, charged in the April 13, 2012, fatal shooting of Charles Willis III .

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Five elected officials announce endorsement of Colin Martin

From left, Marshal Greg Countryman, state Sen. Josh McKoon, Superior Court Clerk Linda Pierce, Councilor Gary Allen and Sheriff John Darr flank mayoral candidate Colin Martin as he addresses the media Tuesday.

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Q&A with Muscogee County School Board District 2 candidates John Wells, John Thomas, Victor Morales and John Steed

MARK RICE/mrice@ledger-enquirer.com John F. Thomas, an accountant working as an IRS revenue agent in Columbus, announced Wednesday at the Burger King on Wynnton Road, his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the Muscogee County School Board.

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Residents express desire to save Claflin

The city's plans to turn the old Claflin School building over to the federal government may be postponed if concerned citizens have their way.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Muscogee school board approves region chiefs, pre-K consolidation

The Muscogee County School Board on Monday night unanimously approved superintendent David Lewis' recommendation to appoint three educators as the district's regional chiefs.

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'Resting Garden' grows on site of city's first black cemetery

Hundreds of feet of crushed gravel pathways wind through the mature hardwoods in the Resting Garden being constructed on Sixth Avenue.

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Doctor offers tips to allergy sufferers

Because of the cold, wet winter in the Columbus area, pollen counts have been exceptionally high this spring, according to Dr. Robert Chrzanowski of the Allergy Center at Brookstone.

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Oil changes to raise money for Scott’s Ride for Miracles

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Scott Ressmeyer introduces the 15 riders who will join him this year for the sixth "Scott's Ride for Miracles" to benefit Children's Miracle Network at Midtown Medical Center.

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Police: Teen driver admitted involvement in fatal crash after fleeing scene

Bruised and sporting broken teeth, Quinton Ransom begged multiple Columbus residents for asylum after fatally flinging 17-year-old Tyrique Huling through the sunroof of a stolen car, police testified during a Monday Recorder's Court hearing.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Loveland Magazine

Jordan Anderson graduates Army basic training

Army National Guard Pfc. Jordan K. Anderson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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Convicted sex offender accused of exploiting young girls

April is Autism Awareness month, and despite the rain, several people turned out to Uptown Columbus Friday, April 18, to pound the pavement for a good cause.

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Man shot in the head, another injured in shooting

April is Autism Awareness month, and despite the rain, several people turned out to Uptown Columbus Friday, April 18, to pound the pavement for a good cause.

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3 televisions, 2 computers reported stolen from home on Olde Towne Drive

Three televisions, two laptop computers and a wrist watch are items reported stolen from an apartment on Olde Towne Drive.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Photography exhibit depicts common Columbus in uncommon ways

RICHARD DENNARD/Special to the Ledger-Enquirer Richard Dennard calls "Door 1," on a now-demolished abandoned warehouse near the Liberty Theatre, his favorite photo among the 42 in his exhibit, "Columbus … a Personal Look at a Familiar Place."

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Crime scene technician named Officer of the Month after crucial fingerprint find

After returning to the scene of a brutal assault and rape on New Year's Day, Cpl.

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Crime scene technician named Officer of the Month after crucial fingerprint find

After returning to the scene of a brutal assault and rape on New Year's Day, Cpl.

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