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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.

2008-08-04 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 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.

2008-07-26 15:00:23

By Allison Kennedy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 26--A group of members from First Baptist Church of Phenix City failed to get a court injunction Friday to block a possible vote Sunday on its pastor's continued employment.

2008-07-21 03:00:34

By Sara Pauff, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 21--The Muscogee County School Board will vote on contracts and salaries for the school district's two interim superintendents, John Phillips and Peggy Connell, at a 6:30 p.m. meeting today. Phillips, the current superintendent, retires Aug.

2008-07-17 03:00:17

By Alan Riquelmy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 17--HAMILTON -- The four defendants accused of a Waverly Hall double homicide pretended to need gas money when they knocked on Jerry Church's door June 28, an investigator said Wednesday.

2008-07-04 03:00:16

By Brad Barnes, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 4-- It's a strange world, of late. How strange? Let's count the ways. It's strange enough that milk is now coming in cubes. Seriously.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.