Larry Gierer, The Ledger-Enquirer

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Past articles by Larry:

K9 must retire after being diagnosed with cancer but handler isn’t ‘quitting on him’

K9 Rik must retire because of cancer but his handler will care for him → Read More

‘Evita,’ ‘Mamma Mia,’ ‘Elf,’ among shows coming to Springer Opera House

Springer announces shows for next season including ‘Evita,’ ‘Elf’ → Read More

Solid Rock getting ready to begin large expansion

Pastor Jay Bailey says because Solid Rock Church feels an obligation to invest in the next generation and to add value to the community, it is undertaking a building project he calls revolutionary and impactful in its history. “This is going to be a huge year for Solid Rock,” said Bailey, who has led the church since 2003. In May, preparation for construction will begin on the two first phases… → Read More

Should classes be held on Presidents Day? School board votes Monday

Superintendent David Lewis wants students on school during holiday → Read More

Columbus man charged with aggravated assault

Columbus police say Terrence Shaw made terroristic threats → Read More

Muse book honored on catalogue

Latest book by Stepehn Muse honored by St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press → Read More

Easterseals to begin construction on $10.8 million expansion project

Project will allow Easterseals West Georgia to help twice the number of people → Read More

Betty Wright, Vivica A. Fox coming to Columbus Civic Center

Betty Wright is headliner for show at Columbus Civic Center → Read More

Woman charged with marijuana possession

Columbus police say a 30-year-old woman was found with marijuana in her vehicle. According to an official report, a police officer was patrolling in the area of Veterans Parkway Saturday morning when around 12:45 a.m. a Honda Accord was spotted. The officer said the driver changed lanes without giving a proper signal. The officer said that at the traffic stop, marijuana and drug-related objects… → Read More

Columbus police investigating 2 reports of rape

Columbus police are investigating two reports of rape. According to a police report, one occurred at a location on Macon Road. No location was given for the other. Force was used in both incidents. A weapon was used in one. No further information was available. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. → Read More

This dog went missing 2 years ago. A Salem, Ala., family helped him get back to Florida.

Dog missing has reunion with owner at Backwater BBQ in Salem → Read More

Pastor foirms singing trio with daughter, granddaughter

Pastor forms singing trio with daughter, granddaughter → Read More

Man killed in crash with truck in Phenix City

Phenix City man dies following wreck on U.S. Highway 280 → Read More

New pastor looking for growth at St. Paul A.M.E. Church

The Rev. Ernest L. Gordon looking for growth at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Columbus, Georgia. → Read More

4 women arrested after fight in club

Four women were arrested after a fight in the After Five Club on Midtown Drive early Wednesday. According to a police report, charged with affray/fighting in a public place were 23-year-old Shaunice Bell, 23-year-old Tyreese Whitehead, 23-year-old Chacora Phifer, and 22-year-old Chloe Cooper. Police were called to the club at 1:35 a.m. during its Tickle Me Tuesday event. Police did not list any… → Read More

Government Center tower to close Wednesday

Heating failure will force closing of Government Center tower → Read More

Man claims woman bit him on chest

Man claims Fiona Carroll bit his chest during fight → Read More

Man charged with vehicular homicide

A 37-year-old Phenix City man has been charged with vehicular homicide. According to a report from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, which handled the investigation, a passenger in a vehicle driven by Timothy Jerome Marlow died in a crash that occurred Sunday on White Rock Road in Phenix City The ALEA did not release any more information. Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. has not… → Read More

Police say accused shoplifter found with drugs

Columbus police say a woman suspected of shoplifting was found in possession of methamphetamine. According to a police report, 28-year-old Jessica Louise Scott of Columbus was arrested Wednesday. She is scheduled to be in Columbus Recorder’s Court Thursday at 8 a.m. Police say Scott was seen walking in a parking lot on Veterans Parkway and she matched the description of a a person suspected of… → Read More

Body found in Phenix City identified

Phenix City coroner identifies body found in woods → Read More