Today's Top Stories
Monday, Aug. 5
• Medical, 163 Bullock Road, 5:16 a.m., Southwest Marion responded.
• Vehicle accident-property damage only, 169 Expose Road, 11:26 a.m., Tri-Community responded.
• Medical, 38 Valdez Lane, 1:02 p.m., Southwest Marion responded.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending Aug. 2:
Tuesday, July 30
• Debi A. Singley and Sandra A. Grisham to Bobbye Ann Jackson
• Christie Rennee A. Pounds to Herbert Arinder Jr.
The Marion County Board of Supervisors is considering whether or not there will be an increase in taxes for the upcoming fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
The board met Thursday with Charlie Prince, its certified public accountant, to discuss finances for July and also the upcoming year.
What do you think the most popular passalong garden plant might be, world-wide?
I’ll give you a minute to think about it. But I’m not asking which one is sold the most, the one that people buy every year to plant, like tomatoes or marigolds. I’m wondering about the one most propagated and shared between gardeners.
Columbia police officer Justin Porter, center, was awarded Officer of the Month at the Board of Aldermen meeting held on Tuesday. Presenting the award are Mayor Justin McKenzie, left, and Chief Michael Kelly, right. | Photo by Susan Amundson
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from July 29 to Aug. 4. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
Resident petitions about road conditions; county points to tight budgets
A citizen presented petitions for better roads to the Marion County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Monday, but supervisors said they are doing all they can with the resources at hand.