Aldermen studying annexation

By MARK ROGERS,

Columbia aldermen are getting public feedback and driving to check the proposed annexation area after last week’s meeting with consultant Mike Slaughter.

It’s the beginning of a long process of deciding whether a plan that could triple the city’s area and add about 1,900 residents is needed.







Fire engulfs business

By MARK ROGERS,

Blaze destroys Hurricane Creek Mobile Homes

The building at 978 Hurricane Creek Road has been a part of Deanna Martino’s life since she was a child.

It housed Hurricane Creek Mobile Homes & Supplies but was destroyed early Thursday by fire, leaving the longtime businesswoman stunned.




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