Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Zellco Federal Credit Union teller Chloe Smith.)

Q: When and where were you born?

The Columbia Animal Control and Rescue Center needs help.

Animal Shelter Coordinator Mallory Belk said Wednesday that it needs volunteers and donations most of all.

The Summer Feeding Program is in full-swing at Jefferson Middle and Columbia High schools.

More than 50 young cheerleaders got to learn alongside the Columbia High School cheer squad this week and concluded a four-day camp with performances in front of family and friends Thursday.

Nearly 20 minutes of the Tuesday night City Board of Aldermen meeting was spent discussing garbage cans.

UPDATE: The Sheriff's Office said Janekqua Henry, the victim's girlfriend, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. She's being held at the Marion County Jail.


Fire Calls: August 24, 2017


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Monday, Aug. 14


Eyes on the sky


Marion County residents, students view eclipse

A bit of history was made Monday as the first total eclipse in decades took place and students across Columbia and Marion County had the chance to observe.



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