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From left, Garry McDaniel, Tim Quinn and Tim Pursley recently retired from Powell Transportation in Columbia.
Lee H. Fedric, chief executive officer of Citizens Bank in Columbia, announced this week the promotion of the following Citizens Bank employees:
Columbia-Marion County Public Library Branch Manager Mona Swayze hands three summer reading bags to Melissa Jordan Tuesday at the library’s temporary location on Main Street.
The Marion County Carl Loftin Career and Technology Center carpentry students helped out the Marion County Museum & Archives this spring by building a display case.
From the B.B. Bradley photo collection of the Marion County Museum & Archives

DMVs to reopen Monday

Some good news for Mississippi drivers: Drivers license stations are scheduled to reopen Monday.

Gov. Tate Reeves today announced guidelines that include visits only allowed on the day of the week that corresponds with the first letter of last names. Walk-ins will be allowed on Wednesdays.

Fire Report: June 4, 2020

Monday, May 25

Gas leak/odor, 214 Stringer Bullock Road, 3:25 p.m., Foxworth responded.

Vehicle accident-unknown injuries, Mississippi 13 S./John D. Fortenberry Road, 6:33 p.m., Pine Burr and South Marion responded.

Tuesday, May 26


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