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For the first time in head coach Randy Butler’s three-year tenure, the Columbia Academy senior Cougars finished with a losing record in 2018 and are looking to get back to winning playoff games.
In head coach Chip Bilderback’s first year at the helm, he guided the Columbia Wildcats to an improbable 10-win season and had them looking like a juggernaut for years to come.
A head-on collision on Mississippi 35 South between an 18-wheeler and a Honda Accord during heavy rains Monday afternoon caused serious injuries to both drivers.
Columbia aldermen unanimously approved an annexation ordinance Tuesday evening, which is a main step in the process after more than two years of study.
The Columbia School District has hired the same architecture firm that revamped Mississippi State University’s Dudy Noble Field to study possible improvements to Walter Payton Field at Gardner Sta



Hinds school district audit problems

By STAFF,

JACKSON – The State Auditor’s Office found what it called “alarming business practices” at the Hinds County School District during an audit.

State Auditor Shad White said in a news release Monday that auditors found poor controls over the district credit cards and bank accounts, which had not been reconciled in nearly a year.




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Hazardous waste day set

By STAFF,

Household Hazardous Waste Day has been set for Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This is the day when people can dispose of their household hazardous waste for free at the Marion County Transfer Station on Mississippi 586 in Foxworth.





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