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Columbia, East Marion and West Marion all advanced to the second round of the playoffs tonight with blowout home victories, while Columbia Academy was eliminated on the road in a close second-roun
Despite missing her entire junior season, West Marion senior Hannah Miller signed to play softball at Pearl River Community College Friday morning.
Columbia High School’s Aiden Singley will get the chance to continue his baseball career in college after signing with Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday morning.
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of a six-part series leading through Veterans Day and up to the Wall that Heals visit honoring veterans of each American war from World War II through the ongoing
Close to 50 people came to the Marion County Museum & Archives Friday night for the unveiling of the new exhibit, “Marion County Vietnam Veterans.”



Citizens Bank promotes Cooper

Lee H. Fedric, chief executive officer of Citizens Bank in Columbia, announced that Barrett Cooper has been promoted to mortgage loan originator.  Cooper will be located at the Citizens Bank Mortgage Center in Columbia, where she has worked since joining the Bank seven years ago.



Jail docket, Nov. 7, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.

Alicia Nicole Bazor, 32, Bogalusa, La., arrested by MCSO, charged with felony possession of controlled substance.


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Rankin wins yard of month

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

The November Yard of the Month has been awarded to Cheryl Rankin.

Rankin, who lives on Sumrall Road, has a beautiful, manicured yard. But that wasn’t the case two years ago when she moved back home. Her mother’s health had been failing so the yard wasn’t able to be kept up.


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Steven Dana Miller 61, Columbia

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