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2008-08-07 03:00:23

By Andrea V. Hernandez, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 7--Wish you could get away for a weekend? Donna Comer thinks it's still possible -- even during the economic downturn. Comer is owner of Travels by Donna, a 25-year-old travel agency in Columbus' Historic District.

2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Larry Gierer, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 6--"Our whole purpose for living." That's how Susan Andrews describes her excitement about the school year beginning. She is the superintendent of Harris County Schools, which begin classes today.

2008-08-06 03:00:29

By Ben Wright, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 6--Some residents are concerned the city of Columbus will seek a $1 increase in the monthly garbage collection fee, a Columbus Councilor said Tuesday. "That is just one suggestion," Councilor Wayne Anthony said.

2008-08-05 03:00:39

By Mick Walsh, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 5--Many of Fort Benning's 2,167 school children were able to visit their new classrooms and meet their new teachers before today's start of the 2008-09 school year.

2008-08-05 03:00:30

By Brad Barnes, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 5--Scratches are the bane of records and compact discs. Yet Columbus music store The Flip Side has managed to scratch out a living in the past couple of years, even while people aren't buying music from traditional record stores.

2008-08-04 03:00:15

By Tim Chitwood, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 4-- Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage, and it's Monday Mail. More garbage.

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Larry Gierer, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 1--Just four months ago, Gregory Zairis survived his second liver transplant. Wednesday, he and fiancee Laurie Lovett drowned in the Gulf of Mexico while visiting Panama City Beach, Fla.

2008-07-28 03:00:22

By Allison Kennedy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 28--Members of First Baptist Church of Phenix City voted 112-98 Sunday to keep their pastor, the Rev. Gene Langner, after a move to oust him proved unsuccessful.

2008-07-27 15:00:14

By Allison Kennedy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul.

2008-07-27 06:00:28

By Sara Pauff, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 27--Based on sheer numbers, Jason Yohn has a challenging year ahead of him. He's the new principal at Smiths Station High School, the biggest school in the Lee County system and one of the largest in the state of Alabama.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.