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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Tease Salon cosmetologist Courtney Crain.)

Q: When and where were you born?

Tina’s Garden Spot, located at 2007 U.S. 98 W. in Foxworth, has provided Marion County with the best and freshest produce for more than 30 years.

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.

Campaign finance reports detailing spending and fundraising during May showed no major action in Marion County. The reports were due to the circuit clerk’s office Monday.

Sometimes all it takes is one moment to seize the opportunity of a lifetime, and for Columbia High School rising senior Kentrel Bullock his moment lasted all of 4.38 seconds.

Columbia plans to give a patriotic welcome to a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as it rolls into town.






Fire Report: April 4, 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: April 4, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from March 25 to March 31. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 


Grocery closes

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Save-A-Lot closed its doors Sunday after three-and-a-half years in Columbia.

Vendors were in the discount grocery Tuesday morning clearing out merchandise, and a note on the front doors informed customers it had closed permanently.


Waddell-Berry to wed

By STAFF,

Ms. Dana Waddell of Philadelphia, along with Mr. and Mrs. Vance Berry of Columbia, are excited to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Whitney Alyssa Waddell and Russell Bernard Berry.  Whitney is also the daughter of Brian Waddell of Philadelphia.



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