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He loved his family, his children and would do anything he could to support them. Those were thoughts expressed by a heartbroken Regina Jefferson, mother of Jarron Burton.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office on Friday executed operation “Round Robin,” which yielded 13 arrests.

The stage will be set Friday for Columbia’s own Elsie to premier her new single, “River Avenue.”

For one Marion County young lady, the third weekend in July will be her time to shine.

The Marion County Board of Supervisors opened bids Monday for two projects intended to improve buildings at the BusinessPlex.

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

Q: When and where were you born?




Peggy Joyce Branton

86, Columbia


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