Today's Top Stories

When he was a junior at the University of Southern Mississippi, Anthony Payton created a binder labeled “Champion’s Way.” Contained within it were the exercise physiology major’s dreams for his...

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights East Marion Elementary School teacher Jerri Schexnayder.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

Barrett’s Garden Center has played a leading role in making Marion County beautiful for more than 35 years, and it has been Tracie Raybourn’s pleasure as owner for more than six years.

The Columbia Police Department is launching a Police Explorers Program for students ages 16 to 20 that will give them real-life experience toward a career in law enforcement.

The Marion County school board honored the state champion East Marion basketball team at Monday’s meeting.

A father and son were sentenced in Columbia Friday for their roles in a shootout at a gun store, although they maintain it was self defense and said they plan to ask for a new trial.




Fire Report: March 21, 2019

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, March 11


Jail Docket: March 21, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from March 11 to March 17. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 







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Obituaries

Patsy Nell Lillis Morris

84, Columbia


Sports

Four senior basketball players from Marion County recently played in All-Star games, and while... READ MORE


Opinion:

A few years ago, the Mississippi legislature adopted a cottage food operators law, bringing the... READ MORE


Social

Your granddad’s wall-to-wall carpet lawn doesn’t have to be yours.


Public Notices

The following land transactions were filed in Marion... READ MORE