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PURVIS -- It wasn’t without a fight, but the Columbia Academy Cougars claimed the Class 3A south state championship Saturday night with a 59-44 over Clinton Christian at Lamar Christian.
For 15 years Ability LLC excelled in Foxworth, but the business grew too large and has now moved to 502 S. High School Ave., behind Columbia Auto Service.
Open Wings of Outreach Care held its inaugural Black Heritage Program Wednesday at the Marion County BusinessPlex Community Room.
On Tuesday Columbia Police Chief Michael Kelly was part of a ceremony at the Capitol in Jackson honoring Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn on legislation to combat human trafficking.
Tuesday night Marion County citizens opposing annexation held a meeting at The Church on Main.


Bill aims at paddling

By SID SALTER,

STARKVILLE — State Rep. Carl Mickens of Brooksville is from the northern part of Noxubee County. A former Noxubee County circuit clerk and justice court judge, Mickens is a second-term Democratic lawmaker who is apparently quite popular with his home county’s voters.






Community Calendar: Feb. 8, 2020

Junior Auxiliary of Columbia Charity Ball, Feb. 8

Junior Auxiliary of Columbia will hold its Charity Ball from 8 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at Columbia’s Armory on U.S. 98 E. Roaring ‘20s attire encouraged. For tickets, contact any JA member or Kayla Thomas at Cook & Fortenberry.



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PURVIS -- It wasn’t without a fight, but the Columbia Academy Cougars claimed the Class 3A south... READ MORE

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The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending... READ MORE