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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Antique lumber is his niche

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Will Branch is 75, but he works like a man half his age.

During the lunch hour Wednesday, he remained behind the wheel of a track hoe. His task? Salvaging the wood from homes on Mary Street that have been involved in a now-settled eminent domain case between the owners and the Columbia School District.


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