Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of a six-part series leading through Veterans Day and up to the Wall that Heals visit honoring veterans of each American war from World War II through the ongoing War on Terror.
The November Yard of the Month has been awarded to Cheryl Rankin.
Rankin, who lives on Sumrall Road, has a beautiful, manicured yard. But that wasn’t the case two years ago when she moved back home. Her mother’s health had been failing so the yard wasn’t able to be kept up.
As Marion County rolls into the holidays, the Kiwanis Club of Columbia has set the date for the annual Christmas Parade.
This year the parade will fall on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Applications for the parade are available at Citizens Bank on U.S. 98, Berry Law Firm, the Columbia-Marion County Library and The Columbian-Progress.