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Two people died last Saturday night and the alleged gunman took his life Sunday afternoon in the New Hope community. A third person was wounded in the incident.

At first glance, Kamala Abernathy and Marques Weary seem to be polar opposites.

The first home to be rebuilt with Columbia Strong volunteers after the deadly Dec.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies are continuing to search for a man believed to be responsible for the shooting deaths of two people and the wounding of another in the New Hope Community Saturday night.

The Columbia Board of Aldermen voted in a special meeting this week to take the bids to repair tornado-damaged tombstones in Woodland Cemetery under advisement until the Board meets next Tuesday.

Describing his attempts to get the Marion County School District’s insurance company to pay for school repairs after the deadly Dec. 23, 2014 tornado, Superintendent Craig Robbins said, “The honeymoon is over.”

Southern Jewelry

Southern Jewelry in Columbia has been offering unique items for many years.

Billie Beets owns the business that her late husband, Ed, began decades ago.

Billie Beets said one of the things that has kept the business successful is the individual service.


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