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A Lumberton man was arrested Monday outside Walmart in Columbia after allegedly pointing a handgun at vehicles in the parking lot.

HATTIESBURG — It didn’t take long for the Columbia Wildcats to impose their will May 16 against Sumrall in a spring exhibition game played at The Rock in Hattiesburg.

HATTIESBURG — It didn’t take long for the West Marion Trojans’ new offensive philosophy to pay big dividends.

East Marion multi-sport athlete Tytianna Porter has settled on a sport and where she will spend the next four years of her athletic career.

The eight policemen and deputies from Marion County who have given their lives in the line of duty are now driving on “God’s interstate of eternity,” the guest speaker at the Fallen Law...

Columbia High School senior Bryce Ramshur became the fourth tennis star from the Wildcats program in three years to sign a collegiate scholarship Wednesday.





City to buy garbage truck

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Columbia aldermen are expected to buy a garbage truck Tuesday after opening bids this week, the latest step in the city taking back over trash pickup.

The board took four bids under advisement at a special meeting Wednesday to allow time to sort out differences in prices, buyback provisions and types of trucks.



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Fire Report: May 2, 2019

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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.

 

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Jail Docket: May 2, 2019

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Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 22 to April 28. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 



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