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The Columbia Walmart Supercenter and the American Legion celebrated Veterans Day last week by sharing a meal and with the store presenting a grant to the local veterans organization.

Security footage shows man taking items to car, walking back in to steal more

A man who allegedly shoplifted from an area store and then returned to commit the same crime several times was jailed earlier this week by Columbia police.

With Thanksgiving upon us, the focus of many people is now Christmas and in particular finding a tree to decorate.

The stands at Walter Payton Field at Gardner Stadium were packed Wednesday as the Columbia High School Marching Wildcats performed.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights lead clerk Juanita Bolton Stovall of the City of Columbia Water Department.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

Foxworth Pawn & Trade, located at 123 Mississippi 587, is far more than your average pawn shop and carries a variety of items.

Suit targets pillmakers

By CHARLIE SMITH,

As the opioid crisis continues to spread across the nation, Marion County officials are considering suing drug manufacturers to recoup costs.

Marion County ranks second behind Forrest County in opioid use in Mississippi with 182.9 prescriptions per 100 residents, a number that concerns the Board of Supervisors.

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