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Two-yard dumpsters may be a thing of the past in Columbia.
After a recent proposed 11.33 percent cost increase to the city, the Board of Aldermen and officials from Waste Pro discussed options to obtain more reasonable costs to haul the city’s trash.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals this week unanimously rejected a request for post-conviction relief from a Marion County man serving a life sentence for two murders.
Terrell Bass, 66, had claimed he received ineffective counsel from public defenders, his guilty plea was involuntary and his indictment was defective.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
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.
Monday, Sept. 25
Each year, Marion County receives a great return on investment for its money from the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District, according to the agency’s director.
Leonard Bentz was in Columbia Monday speaking with members of the Marion County Board of Supervisors.
Columbia firefighters quickly knocked down flames in a Broad Street home saving it and the contents earlier this week.
At 11:54 a.m. Wednesday, the Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to 1110 Broad St. to a report of an active house fire.