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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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Parents: Newborn conjoined twins have died in Georgia

...extra time with them that some parents don't have," Robin Hamby said in the video.Michael Hamby told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that the boys will be cremated and a memorial service will be planned later.
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.