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Starting Sunday, Miss Hospitality contestants will attend social events, do community service projects, and attend rehearsals and competitions culminating in the crowning ceremony July 21.

When storms hit and floodwaters rose Saturday night, the Columbia Police Department had a new way to help get supplies and equipment to officers: a recently donated Humvee.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights new Columbia High School principal Braxton Stowe.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Fayette, Ala., Dec. 1, 1986.

Volunteers at the Columbia Animal Shelter say the county-owned building that houses it is in “horrendous shape” and they are looking for ways to make improvements.

A passing motorist found some unusual roadkill on Gill Street Wednesday morning – a ball python.

The exotic snake native to Africa had been hit by a car, according to the man who picked it up.

Columbia police arrested a man Wednesday and charged him with felony counts of child molestation and child pornography.

Kline-Elkins to wed

By STAFF,

Daniel and Kathy Kline of Semmes, Ala., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lesley Ann Kline of Semmes, Ala., to Gregory Shawn Elkins of Columbia, son of Greg Elkins and Dawn Greer of Columbia.








Fire Report: July 12, 2018

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.

 

Monday, July 2



Jail Docket: July 12, 2018

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 


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