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East Columbia Baptist Church will hold its 100th anniversary celebration this Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.
The Columbia School Board started off the meeting with recognitions Tuesday night.
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The East Marion Eagles proved once again this week why they’ve been the class of Region 7-1/3A the past several years.






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Tax hike vote set for Friday

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Hearings are set this week to approve budgets for both Columbia and Marion County.

The county is seeking an increase of 4.4 mills in its property tax rate, which would bring in an additional $556,914 through taxes on homes, businesses, car tags and other property.

The 4.4-mill increase is broken down roughly as follows:




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