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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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3 hrs ago |

Q&A with council District 1 candidates

The Ledger-Enquirer's weeklong series of Q&A articles continues with candidates for the District 1 seat of Columbus Council.


7 hrs ago |

Photo Gallery:Thursday afternoon shooting in Columbus

Mike Haskey Investigators with the Columbus Police Department were called to the scene of a shooting near the intersection of Wynnton Road and Adair Avenue Thursday afternoon.


10 hrs ago |

Columbus' Carter Mize elected to Georgia Golf Hall of Fame

Columbus' Carter Mize, who compiled a sparkling amateur golf career, was selected to the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame's class of 2015, it was announced Thursday.


15 hrs ago |

Kodak to Add SONORA Plate Manufacturing Capacity in the Americas with ...

Kodak says its Sonora plates will eliminate the need for 36 million gallons of water, 530,000 gallons of plate chemistry, and 102 million hours of kilowatt energy in 2014.


19 hrs ago |

Sexual assault suspect charged with stalking

Police are searching for sexual assault suspect after he was accused of repeatedly threatening his victim via phone, according to a Columbus police report.


23 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

New law allows Georgia residents to carry guns in churches, schools, bars

Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's okay.


Wed Apr 23, 2014

Q&A with Muscogee County School Board District 8 candidates

The Ledger-Enquirer's weeklong series of Q&A articles continues with candidates for the District 8 seat of the Muscogee County School Board.


Man gets life without parole in 2012 murder

A Columbus jury today found Oscar Senior guilty of murder in the April 13, 2012, fatal shooting of Charles Willis III , a case in which investigators could find no motive.


Georgia U,S, Senate race: Democratic 'road team' debates in Columbus, Michelle Nunn a no show

Not once did the three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate say the name of front-runner Michelle Nunn during Wednesday night's televised debate at Columbus State University's downtown campus.


That was a scholarship, not a coupon, customer handed Publix cashier

Mike Haskey Publix cashier Anna Laura Davenport, right, hugs Betsy Covington, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, after Covington shopped at the Macon Road store and surprised Davenport on Wednesday with a letter announcing she has been selected as this year's winner of the James ... (more)


A terrible idea for CSU, city

This is a reprehensible idea. First of all, it involves the inhumane treatment of an animal not designed to be penned in a small enclosure.



Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Ga.

From now through May 2, 2014, the Columbus, Georgia legal community is participating in the Third Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to raise donations for Feeding the Valley.


Fifty Years Ago Today, April 23, 1964

J.R. Allen, a 33-year-old Columbus businessman and civic leader, leaped quickly today into the vacuum left Wednesday afternoon by the announcement that a powerful Muscogee County political figure -- Roy Waller Sr. -- would not seek re-election to the county commission.


Courthouse News Service

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.


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.


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.


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.


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 .


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.


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

MARK RICE/ 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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