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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves came to town Wednesday, making several stops to meet with Marion County residents.

Columbia scored on its first four possessions Friday against Richton and cruised to 41-8 win.
Sophomore running back Kentrell Bullock ran for 126 yards and a score in the first half alone.

HATTIESBURG -- West Marion’s youth and inexperience was the difference in the Trojans’ season opener as they fell Thursday to Presbyterian Christian 38-18 in Hattiesburg.

City officials will honor local teams that played in the World Series with a parade.

The parade steps off at 10 a.m. Saturday from the Piggly Wiggly parking lot in Columbia, according to Mayor Justin McKenzie.

Inspections could close dozens of county bridges

Each day, more than 1,700 vehicles pass over a small bridge on Columbia-Purvis Road just off U.S. 98.

Setting the tone for the school year was important for the administration of the Marion County School District.



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