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On June 26 at the Mississippi Municipal League Conference on the Gulf Coast, Mayor Justin McKenzie received the 2019 Public Safety Award for under 10,000 population on behalf of Columbia.
Right at the Jefferson Davis/Marion County line something amazing is happening.
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association Manager of Member Services Kurt Brautigam.)
Polished Looks owner says excitement about Columbia helped motivate expansion
Marion County is going to experience a very wet weekend. Tropical Storm Barry is expected to make landfall sometime on Saturday near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana.



Eyes on the sky

By MARK ROGERS,

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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Brenda B. Stringer 70, Columbia

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The legend of Columbia Academy slugger Slade Wilks continues to grow with the rising senior named... READ MORE

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