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BILOXI — The Columbian-Progress won 25 awards Saturday in the annual Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Mississippi Press Association.
That included six first places and second place in General Excellence among the state’s mid-sized weeklies.
After 1st solo flight, Anthony preparing for career in aviation
Evan Anthony knew from the moment he rode on an airplane for the first time as a third grader that he wanted to be a pilot.
Now the 20-year-old from Darbun is well on his way to achieving that dream.
The Columbia Board of Aldermen approved a new countywide training facility for firefighters at the Marion County BusinessPlex Tuesday.
Deputy Chief Lyle Berard of the Columbia Fire Department requested that the city contribute up to $5,000 toward the project, which aldermen did.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is offering a transportation service.
They currently have six vehicles in use, each is handicapped, wheelchair accessible and can handle special needs.
As part of National Transportation Day, the church was offering free rides from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending June 14:
Monday, June 10
• Frank W. Forbes and Joan B. Forbes to Terry McCain and Sherri McCain
• Nita Fillingame Patterson to Harmon David Fillingame
• Rebecca B. Brown to Hershel Kennedy
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 10
The 2019-2020 junior varsity cheerleaders at Columbia Academy attended a NCA home camp on June 3, 4, and 5. At the end of camp, the girls were all awarded blue ribbons and a bid to attend Nationals in Dallas in January.