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My neighborhood hosts a largesse of edible stuff people don’t seem to appreciate. There’s a small tree in a nearby churchyard with beautiful spring flowers that everyone appreciates.
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Marion County Chancery Court Deputy Clerk Mitzi Bullock.) Q: When and where were you born?
65 years ago, March 3, 1955
There is a new business downtown with Three Chic Dames Boutique opening its doors on Second Street earlier this month.
Now that the Pearl River floodwaters have receded, some of the damage is being exposed, particularly on two roads.

County man set to celebrate 106

By STAFF,

Automobiles were new to the world and the Marion County Courthouse had only been completed a few years before A.Z. Toney was born in Foxworth on July 28, 1912.

Toney’s friends and family are set to gather Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. at Duckworth Park to celebrate his 106th birthday. The event will take place in the Community Center.



Fire Report: July 26, 2018

By STAFF,

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, July 16


Jail Docket: July 26, 2018

By STAFF,

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.

 



Land Transactions: July 21, 2018

By STAFF,

The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of July 9:

 

July 9

• Steed A. Sears and Janice H. Sears to Adrienne Blanchard for property.

• Frank L. Echols to Janet Echols Minor and Alecia Janet Minor for property.





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