‘Top Cop’ on the road

By MARK ROGERS,

Tyler Creel recently completed the police academy at the Southern Regional Public Safety Institute and drove away with the highest honor in his class.

The new Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy won the “Top Cop” award as well as the driving award during the 11-week coursework.



Election qualifying begins

By MARK ROGERS,

Election qualifying began Wednesday for a host of county and state races.

That includes all of the countywide positions like sheriff, chancery clerk, circuit clerk and tax assessor/collector, the Board of Supervisors, legislative positions and statewide offices like governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.




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Realtor faces penalty

By MARK ROGERS,

The Mississippi Real Estate Commission has suspended the license of a Columbia real estate broker for six months.

The commission punished Fred Buhrer after finding he allowed agent Mickey Webb to sell real estate under him while Webb’s license was inactive, according to an agreement between Buhrer and the commission signed on Aug. 7.





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