The following entities in Marion County filed incorporation papers with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office during October:
• Sweet Olive LLC, 10 Lakeshore Drive, Columbia
• Kambree Dawn Children's Boutique LLC, 414 New Union Rd, Columbia
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.
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, Oct 23
West Marion will travel as a No. 3 seed to play No. 2 seed Raleigh in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs Friday.
The Trojans lost an opportunity to host a postseason game as six turnovers caused them to blow a 20-0 lead in a 23-22 loss Friday night in Foxworth to Tylertown.
East Marion’s dream season came to a screeching halt Tuesday evening on its home court.
After dominating the opposition all season to the tune of a 22-1 record, the Eagles fell victim to the six-time defending state champion Our Lady Academy Crescents in the second round of the playoffs.
Numbers released this week show Marion County’s unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest in nearly two decades.
The last time unemployment was as low as September’s 4.8 percent was May 1998, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
The county has added about 180 new jobs over the past year.