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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Walmart’s Steven Mercier.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born Aug. 6, 1996, at Wesley Medical Center.

 

A day after Marion General Hospital held an active shooter drill, a woman opened fire at a Maryland drugstore distribution center, killing three people.

Police make arrests morning after smash-and-grabs

Two Jackson men were arrested early Wednesday after a car break-in spree that stretched across Columbia Tuesday night.

West Marion and East Marion both picked up big blowout victories, while Columbia Academy was on the receiving end in its showdown with West. 

Trojans cruise against CA

The friendship between sister cities Columbia, Miss., and Columbia, S.C., has grown in recent years, as the two have aided each other during difficult times.

Three candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot made their cases at the Marion County Democratic Executive Committee’s “Beans and Greens” dinner Saturday night.


Winton-Souhlas wed

By STAFF,

“Counting Every Blessing” by Rend Collective played as the wedding party of Elizabeth Winton and Nicholas Souhlas took their places for the evening outdoor ceremony at The Dogwood Venue in Sumrall, Miss. on April 21, 2018.  The ceremony was officiated by Chad Davis, pastor of the Venue Church in Hattiesburg. 










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Edith W. McMurray

96, Columbia


Sports

West Marion and East Marion both picked up big blowout victories, while Columbia Academy was on... READ MORE


Opinion:

Mississippi has a more than $3 billion trade deficit with China, meaning we buy far more from... READ MORE


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Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but Mississippi gardens have just started getting a little... READ MORE


Public Notices

The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery... READ MORE