The Williamsburg Road bridge project has finally been given a green light.
County Engineer Jeff Dungan advised the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that the county is now in receipt of a memorandum of agreement with the Mississippi Department of Transportation and can advertise for bids.
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.
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.
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.