Jody Dyess, who leads Say Something Assembly, which aims to stop bullying and suicide in schools, spoke to the Kiwanis Club Wednesday about bringing the program to Marion County.
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Clint McMurry, director of the Columbia Law Enforcement Training Academy, presents Marion County Board of Supervisors President Terry Broome with a certificate of appreciation Tuesday for the board’s continuing support of the academy. It is located on county-owned property at the BusinessPlex (former Columbia Training School).
The Columbia School board heard-year end statistics at its meeting Tuesday.
Director of Curriculum Dee Dee Randall provided the 2018-19 discipline and attendance report. Overall infractions have dropped for the entire school district. Last year there was a total of 2,648 versus 2,399 this year.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending May 31:
Tuesday, May 28
• Charles L. May and Cindy F. May to Hill Land Holdings LLC
Wednesday, May 29
• Vicky Wesley to Anthony Tyler Thomas
Organizers hope to draw 10,000 downtown July 6
Freedom Fest is fast approaching, and organizers hope to draw 10,000 people downtown for live music, arts and crafts vendors, fireworks and more.
July 6 is the date set aside to celebrate the country’s birthday and Columbia’s bicentennial.
The following incorporations were made in May in Marion County, according to the Secretary of State’s Office:
• C Town Towing LLC, 229 Stuckey Road, Columbia
• JC’s Shack LLC, 35 Gates Road, Columbia
• A & A Consulting LLC, 702 Main St., Columbia
• Raynes Farms LLC, 150 Old Hwy 98, Columbia