In the latter part of November, I received a call from the mother of Eric and Derek Daniels.
The Kemper power plant issue drew Sam Britton, a Laurel CPA and investment banker, into politics, where as Southern District public service commissioner he helped craft a settlement to that multi-billion-dollar debacle.
With that over, the Republican has set his sights on a new position, secretary of state.
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Monday, Feb. 4
A trial is scheduled for March 15 for a Columbia man appealing a misdemeanor conviction that he says was the result of unfair treatment from police.
Myjellious McKenzie filed notice of appeal of the Columbia Municipal Court verdict on Feb. 7 in Marion County Circuit Court.
A special prosecutor has been appointed to hear charges filed against two Columbia police officers by real estate broker Richard Lokey.
Circuit Judge Anthony Mozingo selected Forrest County Prosecuting Attorney Pam Castle to handle the case after Marion County Prosecuting Attorney Lawrence Hahn recused himself.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from Dec. 17 to Dec. 21. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.