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$244,000 for public restroom?

...plan to build a public restroom beneath a bridge that would cost more than the value of many Georgia homes.The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that the project is estimated to cost $244,000, with almost $160,000 for the restroom itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-25/244000-public-restroom
Soldier saves children from Chattahoochee River

...Shannon, when he heard screaming and spotted two boys, ages 9 and 15, struggling in the strong current, The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported.He swam after them and was able to get them on the shoreline before fire crews arrived on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-19/soldier-saves-children-chattahooche
Jimmy Carter recalls rival Bo Callaway

...wanted the first southwest Georgia four-year college in Columbus, I wanted it in Americus," Carter told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer in a Saturday e-mail.Callaway, who died this weekend at age 86, was a Carter rival who helped push the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-16/jimmy-carter-recalls-riv
Army base to auction abandoned vehicles

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Fort Benning is preparing to auction off about 50 vehicles abandoned on the Army post.The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports the auction is set for Feb. 11. Among the vehicles set to go on the block are a Mercury Mountaineer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-03/army-base-auction-abandoned-v
Across Georgia

...Interstate 185 in Muscogee and Harris County appear to have been set.Columbus Fire Marshal Ricky Shores told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer the fires started about 3:40 p.m. along the northbound side of the interstate,Shores said that at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-24/across-georgia
Nice weather closes Ga. school Friday

...a delightful day that beckoned you outside, then Len McWilliams is your kind of principal.According to the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Calvary Christian School will be closed Friday as McWilliams, the headmaster, fulfills the commitment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-10/nice-weather-closes-ga-school
Teacher announces for Ga. Senate post

...run for the U.S. Senate seat being left vacant by Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss.Todd Robinson told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Tuesday that he's seeking the Democratic nomination and lists welfare reform, unemployment, veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-08-21/teacher-announ
Ft. Benning soldier blames slaying on voodoo

...statement saying voodoo and voices in his head led him to kill Sgt. 1st Class Donald LaShon Wilson in April.The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that the soldier was slain in Russell County in Alabama, just across the state line from the Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-28/ga-soldier-blames-vood
Behavioral health program taking on a new look

...close the Warm Springs Outdoor Therapeutic Program, state Rep. Debbie Buckner (D-Junction City) told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer recently. Legislators have sought to allow time for a private entity to propose the same or similar service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-20/behavioral-health-program-ta
Across the region

...last year, Callaway Gardens is now taking new actions to cut costs. The resort in Pine Mountain, Ga., is eliminating some jobs and will close the gardens for more than a week in early January, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-10/across-region