In an attic of a home about to be demolished, Cathy Duncan found a treasure.
An American flag properly folded and placed in a wooden flag casket, along with the soldier’s ribbons, was the revered prize.
There is just one problem: No one knows whose flag it is.
Downtown event to feature music, fireworks, art and more
The plans are all in place for Experience Columbia Freedom Fest Saturday.
The downtown event celebrating summer has been in the planning stages for months and now it is time to come to fruition.
Murals will be popping up all around town as Columbia prepares to make a positive impression at Freedom Fest.
Local artists are coming together to paint on walls all around downtown.
“It is an incredible opportunity for us,” Nik Ingram, director of Main Street Columbia, said. “We have a wonderful art community here.”
Cyclist Randall Lewis of Columbia is set to ride again for charity.
This year’s ride will begin at 1 a.m. Thursday in Columbia and end in New Orleans later that day about 119 miles away.
“I have been riding all over South Mississippi for quite a while,” Lewis said.
Corene Russell is killing two birds with one stone: a trip of a lifetime and serving others.
The Marion County woman is going to spend two weeks in Africa, specifically Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Botswana.
“Africa is on my bucket list,” Russell said.
The Columbia School District accepted its 2019-2020 budget in a special meeting Tuesday.
The school district is already at its millage cap of 55 mills so there is no property increase, Business Manager Kim Rogers said during her presentation to the school board.