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Columbia, East Marion and West Marion all advanced to the second round of the playoffs tonight with blowout home victories, while Columbia Academy was eliminated on the road in a close second-roun
Despite missing her entire junior season, West Marion senior Hannah Miller signed to play softball at Pearl River Community College Friday morning.
Columbia High School’s Aiden Singley will get the chance to continue his baseball career in college after signing with Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday morning.
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of a six-part series leading through Veterans Day and up to the Wall that Heals visit honoring veterans of each American war from World War II through the ongoing
Close to 50 people came to the Marion County Museum & Archives Friday night for the unveiling of the new exhibit, “Marion County Vietnam Veterans.”





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Fire Report: Sept. 5, 2019

By STAFF,

Monday, Aug. 26

Medical, 419 Jones Lane, 7:06 a.m., Columbia responded.

Medical, 917 Gill St., 5:12 p.m., Columbia responded.

Medical, 357 Friendship Church Road, 5:42 p.m., Tri-Community responded.

Medical, 203 Arthur B. Johnson Lane, 9:02 p.m., South Marion responded.



Federal money allocated for Williamsburg Road bridges

By STAFF,

The U.S. Department of Transportation is allocating $6.6 million to the Mississippi Department of Transportation replace eight bridges in Southwest Mississippi, including in Marion County.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the grants Aug. 29 during remarks at the Coastal Region Transportation Summit in Biloxi.


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Steven Dana Miller 61, Columbia

Sports

Columbia, East Marion and West Marion all advanced to the second round of the playoffs tonight... READ MORE

Social

Organizers said the third annual Ebb and Polly Dunaway Morgan Family Reunion was a huge success on... READ MORE

Opinion:

Columbia, I’ve had enough. This culture has done gone too crazy. We’ve leaped over the edge.... READ MORE

Public Notices

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 14 to Oct.... READ MORE