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A Lumberton man was arrested Monday outside Walmart in Columbia after allegedly pointing a handgun at vehicles in the parking lot.

HATTIESBURG — It didn’t take long for the Columbia Wildcats to impose their will May 16 against Sumrall in a spring exhibition game played at The Rock in Hattiesburg.

HATTIESBURG — It didn’t take long for the West Marion Trojans’ new offensive philosophy to pay big dividends.

East Marion multi-sport athlete Tytianna Porter has settled on a sport and where she will spend the next four years of her athletic career.

The eight policemen and deputies from Marion County who have given their lives in the line of duty are now driving on “God’s interstate of eternity,” the guest speaker at the Fallen Law...

Columbia High School senior Bryce Ramshur became the fourth tennis star from the Wildcats program in three years to sign a collegiate scholarship Wednesday.

Samuel Joe 'Sammy' Prine

Samuel Joe “Sammy” Prine

65, Columbia

A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at North Columbia Baptist Church for Samuel Joe “Sammy” Prine, 65, of Columbia, who died on Sunday, May 12 in Covington, La. All are welcome to attend.



Community Calendar, May 18, 2019

Cheryl V. Walker

Book Signing, May 18

Cheryl V. Walker will debut her first book, entitled “Living Purpose-Full,” at her book signing event to be held from 2 p.m. until

4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 at Magnolia Inn & Suites, 816 U.S. 98.

AARP Chapter 5276

Parade of Hat-A-Lu-Jahs,

May 19





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Fire Report: May 16, 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.

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Jail Docket: May 16, 2019

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Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from May 6 to May 12. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.




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Samuel Joe “Sammy” Prine

65, Columbia


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