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The Columbia Wildcats have had a rough start to their basketball season so far, but there is a lot more room for optimism than their 1-5 record suggests.
With 11 games under its belt, the Columbia Academy Cougars basketball squad is off to a blistering start with a 10-1 record and some impressive wins.
Amongst more than 12,000 people Saturday night, Columbia came to life with the Christmas parade, music, lights and fun.
Monday night the teachers of the year and administrator of the year were recognized at the Marion County School Board meeting at East Marion Elementary School.
President Trump today declared Marion County as one of 16 Mississippi counties eligible for federal disaster relief from severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred due to Tropic




Sandra Watson Lampton

Sandra Watson Lampton

81, Gainesville, Ga.

Sandra Watson Lampton of Gainesville, Ga., went to her celestial home on Oct. 5, 2019, after an extended illness, during which she exhibited courage and hope, despite increasingly difficult odds.







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Charlie James “C.J” McLeod 84, Columbia

Sports

The Columbia Wildcats have had a rough start to their basketball season so far, but there is a lot... READ MORE

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Charlie James “C.J” McLeod 84, Columbia

Opinion:

Darrin Webb, Mississippi’s state economist, tweeted Tuesday about an interesting story from the... READ MORE

Public Notices

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Dec. 2 to Dec. 8... READ MORE