Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 14 to Oct. 20. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.
FoKelia Lakendra Akins, 40, Tylertown, arrested by CPD, charged with controlled substance sale.
Monday, Oct. 21
Medical, 67 Arthur B. Johnson Lane, 6:29 a.m., South Marion.
Medical, 717 Mississippi Ave., 8:41 a.m., Columbia responded.
Medical, 19 Galloway Lane, 9:46 a.m., Southwest Marion responded.
Medical, 30 New Jerusalem Road, 1:40 p.m., Foxworth responded.
Second Street Bean is a hub for visitors, students and town regulars who are searching for the perfect spot for coffee and pastries. Books line the walls at the downtown Columbia coffee shop, and seating includes homey couches, accented with pillows, in addition to tables and chairs.
Calvin Newsom is a well-known and respected leader in Marion County, serving the community from the pulpit and in local government.
The 56-year-old has spent more than two decades on the Marion County Board of Supervisors and pastors John the Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia.
As Marion County rolls into the holidays, the Kiwanis Club of Columbia has set the date for the annual Christmas Parade.
This year the parade will fall on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Applications for the parade are available at Citizens Bank on U.S. 98, Berry Law Firm, the Columbia-Marion County Library and The Columbian-Progress.
More than 400 high school students are in the 12 programs of the Marion County Carl Loftin Career and Technical Center. One of the largest centers in the state, the CTE (Career Technical Education) center serves all schools and any student living in Marion County.
A Columbia woman whose home burned down in September was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with first degree arson and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Angel Thiac, 31, was being held in the Marion County Jail on $20,000 bond as of press deadlines after being arrested by the Columbia Police Department.
Most people dream of a life full of adventures, but centenarian Glyn Porter has lived it.
From serving in World War II to flying to islands in the Gulf of Mexico to skydiving at 90, he’s lived richly.
Porter celebrated turning 100-years-young on Saturday in a celebration at the MDR Hangar at the Columbia-Marion County Airport.