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Served 12 years in DA’s office

Columbia is considering starting to enforce an ordinance that requires businesses to pay a $25 annual fee for signs.

Ten years ago, a Tennessee physician and a nurse practitioner saw a need for urgent care in rural communities.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Marion County Chancery Court Deputy Clerk Elisha Moree.)

Three people were arrested last week as Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a drug search warrant in Foxworth.

Columbia High School’s musical rehearsals are under way as “The Little Mermaid” comes to life. The show will be March 1 and March 2 in the Crystelle Ford Auditorium.





MLK celebrations planned Monday

By MARK ROGERS,

Schools and government offices will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the annual parade will roll at 1 p.m.

“We’ll be lining up beginning at noon in the Citizens Bank parking lot off Main Street,” the Rev. R.T. McGowan, president of the local chapter of the NAACP, said. “Each year we’ve had a good turnout.”





Herrins celebrate 50th anniversary

By STAFF,

Archie and Barbara Herrin were married on Dec. 30, 1968, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Together they have found a friendship, raised a family, built a beautiful marriage and served the Lord together. Friends and associates are cordially invited to participate in the joyous celebration of their 50th Wedding Anniversary from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.



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