Caution, cancellations mark Ash Wednesday in time of virus

At the Vatican, Francis held his general audience as usual in St. Peter’s Square and sent his prayers to victims of the virus and the medical personnel treating them.
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  South Korea virus cases jump again, 1st US soldier infected

A U.S. military statement said the 23-year-old man is in self quarantine at his off-base residence. He was originally based in Camp Caroll in a town near the hardest hit South Korean city.

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  Lee County names new EMA director

  Troup County inmate found with cell phone loaded with child pornography

Doctor arraigned on new counts in pill mill investigation

Columbus police investigating hit and run at West Georgia Optical Center

  Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum to undergo name change

Retired CEO of Synovus Jim Blanchard has announced that he will no longer be associated with the event.
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  Man, 18, allegedly headbutts, breaks window to grab woman inside her RI home

Police arrested the 18-year-old suspect outside the home. He allegedly acted aggresively toward officers and had to be forced to the ground during the arrest.

  Georgia candidate for U.S. Senate makes campaign stop in the Fountain City

  Former WTVM anchor John Lyles passes away at age 50

  Opelika police release sketch of man impersonating an officer

Anniston (Ala.) City Council will not seek legal action after plan to quarantine coronavirus canceled

  Gov. Kay Ivey and Ala. officials confirms coronavirus passengers will not be quarantined in Anniston

  Mothers gather in Columbus for anti-violence march

Proposed quarry causing concerns in Opelika

  Columbus woman shares story of being scammed out of $1K+

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  Girl, 7, died one minute into tonsil surgery at SC hospital, parents say

The girl's family says she was a healthy child with no issues, other than she snored in her sleep. Autopsy results were expected to help offer more clarification on her death.

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  Carver, Troup, Central-Talbotton advance to GHSA girls state semifinals

Scott Cochran leaving Bama for the Dawgs

Cochran has been at Alabama since coach Nick Saban arrived in 2007.

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Downed utility lines block lanes on GA-1 at Union Street in Troup Co.

  Victory Over Violence: Moms Against Gun Violence hosting march to end violence in Columbus

  2 Auburn men arrested in ongoing drug investigation

Columbus police searching for missing woman last seen near Ginny Ave.

  Man beaten after altercation during street basketball in Columbus passes away

62-year-old Daniel Jones died Friday afternoon at Piedmont Columbus Regional.
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  Democrats band together to knock Sanders during debate clash

The new wave of infighting came as Democrats met for the party’s 10th — and perhaps most consequential — debate of the 2020 primary season.

  Ala. state trooper involved in accident with tractor trailer in Lee Co.

  Columbus police searching for missing teen last seen near Gleason Ave.

  17-year-old wanted for murder at Warren Williams Homes in Columbus turns himself in

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