The 54th annual Heritage Festival is coming up Oct. 5 at City Park and will once again include a wide variety of vendors and entertainment.
“I love seeing all the local talent displayed at the festival. People here in Marion County have so much skills and talents,” Chairman Kelly Roberts said.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending Aug. 30:
Tuesday, Aug. 27
l Woody Karen Harris and Cheryl B. Graham to Kenneth Joseph King Jr.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
l Robert Ancalade to Marlon Hill
l R & B Farms LLC to H L & C-Marion LLC
The Marion County Board of Supervisors reversed course Friday and voted 4-1 not to increase property taxes for the upcoming fiscal year.
The county had advertised for a potential 4.4-mill increase in the property tax rate that determines how much property owners pay on houses, businesses, land and car tags.
Columbia High School is addressing its parking situation for home football games and has a new plan in place.
The entrance to Walter Payton Field at the intersection of Broad Street and Branton Avenue will be closed at 6 p.m., and Pearl Street, which turns into Branton, will become a one-way street at that time.
The following marriage licenses were filed in Marion County Circuit Court during August:
Anthony D. Adams of Columbia and Dorothy Faye Fairley of Magee
Nathan Jeremiah Brown of Sumrall and Caitlin Jo Forbes of Foxworth
Noah Tyler Bryant of Foxworth and Tatum Elaine Windham of Foxworth
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Sept. 2 to Sept. 8. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.