The Columbia Expo Center was a busy place Saturday as volunteers prepared meals for those who are less fortunate or shut-ins.
The Columbia Gearheads, along with more than 100 other volunteers, helped prepare the meals which had everything from turkey and ham with all the trimmings to desserts and candy.
West Marion High School senior cheerleader Kaitlyn Bradford had the chance of a lifetime recently as she joined more than 800 cheerleaders and dancers from across the country to perform at Walt Disney World.
She represented Varsity Spirit at the fourth annual Varsity Spirit Spectacular that took place Nov. 29 through Dec. 2.
With the roof falling in and a wall propped up with 2x4s, the former Cheepo Depot on South High School Avenue is an eyesore, aldermen say.
They are giving the owner until Jan. 15 to make repairs she has promised before moving ahead with the process of tearing it down.
If your home burns, floods or is destroyed by a tornado and it’s not livable, you shouldn’t have to pay property tax on it. That’s the thought behind some legislation that will be proposed to clarify tax rules in Mississippi.
Kiwanis Club members busily packed toys Wednesday to help families across Marion County have a merry and bright Christmas.
Parents, grandparents and guardians picked up the gifts Thursday night so that Santa could ensure they were under the tree in time.
A Columbia business wants to expand, but problems with a city sewer line are causing issues for the downtown company.
Sharon James of CARS (Care At Residence Services) said her company’s South Main Street location floods frequently, causing her to have to send employees home, and raw sewage is also a problem in the area.
In his last meeting as the Marion County Board of Supervisors attorney, Joe Shepard was business as usual.
Earlier in December, the longtime Columbia lawyer had been given a rocking chair, but on Monday he was busy with state statutes and board orders, the same as he’s done for nearly four decades.
Former church comes alive as event venue
From 1925 until the mid-1970s, the former Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Church Street hosted many weddings and community events. Now the historic structure has been renovated to be the site of many more.