A lot of things have changed in 40 years, but some things still stay the same.
One constant in Columbia has been The Myrtles Nursing Center.
The Myrtles opened Jan. 14, 1979, as a 60-bed nursing center in the same location as it is now on Alberta Avenue. On July 25, there will be a 40th anniversary celebration.
On the west end of Second Street sits an old train depot filled with vintage treasures.
The depot is now the Marion County Historical Museum. But now the museum has something new, a new curator.
Carol Durham has taken over the duties left vacant when Chris Watts accepted another job last year.
National Guard facility closed since 2014 tornado
After nearly a five-year absence, the Mississippi National Guard Company Alpha of the 150th Brigade Engineer Battalion is coming home.
A ribbon cutting celebrating the grand reopening of the National Guard Armory in Columbia will be at 10 a.m. Saturday.
By all accounts Freedom Fest 2019 was a steaming hot success.
Downtown Saturday an assortment of vendors featuring all kinds of food, crafts, entertainment and much more, along with an estimated 5,000 to 7,000 people, endured mid to upper 90 degrees of bright and sunny weather to bring a great time to Columbia.
Columbians young and old weigh in with their answers
As the July 4th weekend continues, a question arises: Is patriotism still alive and well?
Patriotism, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “love for or devotion to one’s country.”
Personnel issues were the main topic at the Columbia Board of Aldermen meeting on Tuesday.
Ordinance Officer Justin Corley addressed the board in Police Chief Michael Kelly’s absence. Upon the recommendation of Corley, the board approved the following changes:
• Frelix Roderick, full-time officer certified;