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Army Ranger School open to women

...U.S. Army Ranger School is now officially open to women.Fort Benning spokesman Bob Purtiman tells The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer the Army is running an integrated Ranger course, which began Monday at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-04/army-ranger-school-open-women
Georgia hospitals take financial hits

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Last week, the hospital business in Georgia's second-largest city received a double dose of financial misery.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-09/georgia-hospitals-take-fin
West Ga. college fire displaces students

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Officials say 25 Columbus State University students who were displaced after a fire at their apartment complex now have temporary homes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-10/west-ga-college-fire-displace
Pit bull attacks animal control officer

...severely injured by two pit bulls after being attacked. Animal Care and Control manager Drale Short tells The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer the officer went onto the property Tuesday while responding to a report that the two dogs were running unattended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-29/pit-bull-attacks-animal-cont
Truck carrying explosives crashes on Georgia interstate

...Authorities say a passenger in the truck -- the only vehicle involved in the crash -- suffered minor injuries. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports the semi's fuel tank was punctured in the crash. There were no reports of any explosives igniting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-12/truck-carrying-explosives-crashes-g
Ga. man charged in sex with corpse

...have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman's body at a funeral home in Columbus.The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports 26-year-old Domonique Smith is charged with necrophilia.Capt. Gordon Griswould says Smith was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-13/ga-man-charged-sex-corpse
Miss Georgia winner crowned

...crowned Saturday night at the Miss Georgia pageant at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Cantrell won the talent competition for her opera performance. First runner-up was Miss Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-21/miss-georgia-winner-crowned
Across the region

...felony escape charge.Police first encountered McKenzie after being called to a possible domestic dispute, The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported.McKenzie was shackled and put into a police cruiser after authorities discovered an outstanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-28/across-region
Defending state champions take out Lakeside in volleyball playoffs

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Defending state champion Columbus cruised to a three-set sweep (25-13, 25-13, 25-9) of visiting Lakeside in the second round of the Class AAAAA volleyball tournament.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-10-21/defending-state-champ
Asphyxia killed Kia plant worker

...worker's breath was cut off due to the weight that was on him. West Point Police Chief Tony Bailey tells The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (http://bit.ly/1BVVKBP) that 57-year-old John Dunnivant of Lanett, Alabama, was working in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-09/asphyxia-killed-kia-plant-wo