(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Colonial Funeral Home’s Jimmy Turnage.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Jackson, Miss. on Feb. 21, 1965.
Q: Where did you attend school?
An hour-long special city board meeting ended Friday night with the termination of a new hire.
Aldermen voted 5-0 after discussion in executive session to fire Joshua Strickland. Strickland was voted in Tuesday in the regular board meeting after Mayor Justin McKenzie cast the deciding vote when aldermen tied 2-2.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help for information about a large private party Friday night that ended with three injured by gunfire.
The incident occurred after 11 p.m. outside the activity center of New Zion United Methodist Church on Rural Center Lane, which is off of Mississippi 13 south of Columbia.