One of my many responsibilities as a writer and editor for The Columbian-Progress is to interview local business people weekly for our Professional Profile feature that runs in every Saturday newspaper.
By executive order from Gov. Tate Reeves, restaurants will be allowed to reopen with restrictions beginning Thursday, and while some are taking steps to do so in Marion County, most remain wary and will wait to make decisions.
Oftentimes lost in the destruction of dangerous storms is the hard work put in by so many parties, especially linemen for power companies who never flinch in times of need while putting themselves in harm’s way.
With prep sports completed for the 2019-20 school year and seniors graduating, it’s time to look toward the 2020-21 year and discover who will be taking the place of the departing star athletes. This is a collection of 10 male student athletes who are expected to truly shine next year for the first time in their high school careers.
Sitting in a doctor’s office in Hattiesburg, Kevon Cloyd couldn’t believe his ears. Just three days before, he had been a rising sophomore linebacker trying to crack the varsity lineup for the Columbia Wildcats.