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A Red Cross shelter at New Life Fellowship Church on Eagle Day Avenue is up and running and ready to assist flood victims.
The Columbia Academy Cougars are Class 3A state champions after controlling the action from start to finish against Carroll Academy in the title game at Canton Academy to win 53-37 Saturday night.
The American Red Cross has set up a shelter at New Life Church on Eagle Day Avenue for people whose homes have been affected by the rising flood waters. At 1:15 p.m.
With a trip to the MAIS overall tournament on the line Saturday at Canton Academy, the Columbia Academy Lady Cougars had their season come to an end at the hands of Bowling Green in the Class 3A c
With a 29-point win in the Class 3A state quarterfinals Wednesday, the Cougars are one win away from reaching the state championship.

County schools close year

By MARK ROGERS,

A public hearing Monday will give people the chance to learn about the Marion County School District’s property taxes and 2019 budget.

The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. July 2 at its offices on Mississippi 13 North. The district is requesting the same amount as last year.




Fire Report: June 28, 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, June 18



Jail Docket: June 28, 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.

 



City receives clean audit

By MARK ROGERS,

The city of Columbia received the good news recently that there were no findings on the audit for the year that concluded on Sept. 30, 2017.

The Board received the audit from the McDaniel CPA Firm.

Findings from Scotty McDaniel, CPA, showed no internal weaknesses or deficiencies not considered to be material weaknesses.



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