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Council fails to approve proposal to build $244,000 restroom on RiverWalk Video included


A proposal for a Columbus RiverWalk public restroom project that would cost nearly $250,000 fails to pass once again as city councilors could not reach a majority vote. More>>

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Bentley to say if he will sign education budget

After clashing with legislators over the issue of a teacher pay raise, Gov. Robert Bentley is ready to say if will sign the education budget for the next fiscal year. More>>

Proposed budget to avoid deficit and layoffs, Columbus mayor says Video included


The Columbus mayor says next fiscal year's budget will help the city avoid dipping back into the red, however, all city departments will likely see cuts. More>>

Ala. Legislature spent money with Hubbard company

A spokeswoman for Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard says she wasn't aware that a company he partially owns got paid about $11,000 by the Legislature during the past two years. More>>

Crude prices fall


The cost for a barrel of oil fell last week for the sixth week in a row. More>>

Social Security benefits to go up next year


Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year. The annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is based on a government measure of inflation that was released More>>

MCSD school board member responds to allegations of district overpaying for legal fees


On Monday evening, Muscogee County School Board Member Naomi Buckner responded to local attorney Frank Myers' allegations that the district spends too much money on legal fees. More>>

MCSD responds to spending $7,500 on customer service workshops for Customer Support Center


The Muscogee County School District said the workshops allowed employees to improve on their skills. More>>

MCSD spends $13k on Aaron Cohn Middle School staff retreat

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The Aaron Cohn Middle School staff retreat took place in Peachtree City which is near Atlanta. More>>

MCSD board supports hiring of an assistant superintendent


Superintendent David Lewis is recommending someone he worked with in Polk County, Florida. More>>

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Muscogee County Sheriff's Office has $900k in unpaid jail medical bills


Mayor Teresa Tomlinson said the Muscogee County Sheriff Office is $1.8m over budget. More>>

Cost of back-to-school shopping


Shoppers are expected to spend about $635 on school shopping this year. More>>

Funding the Columbus E-911 Call Center

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The Columbus E-911 Call Center gets is funding from a variety of sources. More>>

Contract details for new Muscogee County Superintendent David Lewis

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Muscogee County Superintendent Finalist David Lewis was officially hired Tuesday afternoon. More>>

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New MCSD superintendent salary and the cost of the year-long search

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Muscogee County school district has spent nearly $60,000 and one year searching for new superintendent before naming finalist David Lewis of Florida. More>>

Summer construction at Muscogee County Schools

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The Muscogee County School District is working on five projects over the summer to renovate and update schools in the area. More>>

City Council discussing possible city employee discount for natatorium

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Columbus is deciding if they want give city employees a discount on admission to the Natatorium. More>>

Muscogee County coroner proposes cost-saving measures to council

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The Muscogee County coroner proposes some cost-saving measures, but some council members are skeptical. More>>

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