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The Columbia Wildcats dominated in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs Friday night in a start-to-finish 25-7 blowout of Velma Jackson on their home field.
For as great as West Marion’s defense has been all year, the Trojans’ stingy unit turned in their best performance of the year at Yazoo County Friday night to advance to the third round of the pla
Fred Cooper of Columbia looks at the Wall that Heals Thursday at Bluff Street Park. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has drawn large crowds and remains on display through 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tears slowly ran down the cheeks of Vietnam veteran Wayne Laird as he stood still Thursday and saw, for the first time, the Wall that Heals.
Columbia, East Marion and West Marion all advanced to the second round of the playoffs tonight with blowout home victories, while Columbia Academy was eliminated on the road in a close second-roun
Despite missing her entire junior season, West Marion senior Hannah Miller signed to play softball at Pearl River Community College Friday morning.
Fred Cooper of Columbia looks at the Wall that Heals Thursday at Bluff Street Park. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has drawn large crowds and remains on display through 2 p.m. Sunday.



Annexation questions asked

By MARK ROGERS,

If the city of Columbia decides to incorporate some surrounding areas, will lower fire insurance costs offset increased property taxes?

Would residents formerly outside city limits still be able to burn brush piles or keep livestock? How about shooting guns or fireworks?




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City revisits paving plan

By MARK ROGERS,

After receiving bids that were much higher than expected for paving projects around the city, the Columbia Board of Aldermen and Mayor Justin McKenzie are seeking solutions for crumbling infrastructure.

During last Tuesday’s Board meeting, Engineer Sean Burns spoke about a recent bid opening to repair several streets.


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The Columbia Wildcats dominated in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs Friday night in a... READ MORE

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It is the time of year when we all are to gather together to be thankful. I will admit in some... READ MORE

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Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 14 to Oct.... READ MORE