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Sheriff Darr addresses breastfeeding incident at Piggly Wiggly

Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr took to Facebook September 26, 2016, to address a breastfeeding incident that recently occurred at a Columbus Piggly Wiggly. Darr said a deputy was called to the store after customers complained about the woman openly breastfeeding in public. She was offended when the official approached her and asked if she had a coverup, Darr said.

Crime

Five arrested after deputies find more than $20,000 worth of meth

Five people were arrested after Muscogee County deputies found $20,510 worth of meth, a firearm with assorted ammunition, five smoking glasses, three digital scales and a large sum of cash while serving a search warrant at 6329 Williamsburg Drive in Columbus, Ga. The suspects were identified as George Coulter, Heather Coughlin, Jeremiah Force, Stormy Rodriguez and Jose Rubiani, according to a news release.

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Beauty experts needed to help cancer patients

American Cancer Society program Look Good Feel Better is looking for licensed cosmetologists and estheticians to volunteer and teach female patients how to overcome some side effects of treatment. Registration is open for the next training session.

Tim Chitwood

America doesn’t force flag loyalty

People are free to pick on Colin Kaepernick for not standing for the Star Spangled Banner, but the U.S. Supreme Court during World War II ruled public schools are not permitted to force students to swear loyalty to national symbols, though some schools still try to.

Videos

Carver High brings domestic violence survivors to a panel to raise awareness

Domestic violence survivors and the community came together at Carver High School's band fundraiser on Sep. 24. The survivors shared their experience with audience to shed light on the issue.
Ang Li ali@ledger-enquirer.com
Carver High brings domestic violence survivors to a panel to raise awareness 1:31

Carver High brings domestic violence survivors to a panel to raise awareness

Museum director offers tips on how you can enjoy your visit 1:56

Museum director offers tips on how you can enjoy your visit

Five voices from the 2:37

Five voices from the "Day of Protest" in Columbus

Injured officer gets surprise visit from brothers in blue and signed football from college football program 1:09

Injured officer gets surprise visit from brothers in blue and signed football from college football program