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Robots will not replace plumbers

There are already plenty of reasons to worry about a recession coming along soon.  For starters, the U.S. economy — though not Mississippi’s — has been growing for a decade. The national unemployment rate has been below 4 percent for the last 10 months. By most measurements, we’re overdue for a downturn.


Local ownership helps communities

Author and economic development consultant Quint Studer sees a lot of different communities and makes an interesting point about what makes Columbia stand out: He  noted during a talk to the Marion County Development Partnership that he rarely finds a locally owned bank and was encouraged to see that in Columbia.


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Obituaries

Gay Stephens Bennett

90, Foxworth


Sports

The Lady Trojans have struggled just to get games in this season and have been forced to swap... READ MORE


Public Notices

The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week... READ MORE