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Kids Hub celebrated opening its Columbia location on Second Street Friday morning with a ribbon cutting in collaboration with the Marion County Development Partnership.
Members of the Columbia High School class of 2020 walk in as family and friends — limited in number and spaced apart for social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic — stand inside Walter
East Marion High School held its graduation commencement ceremony Friday night to honor a senior class that missed its final two months of school.
Friday evening West Marion High School held its commencement exercises for the Class of 2020 in Foxworth, with COVID-19 precautions like masks and social distancing being practiced.
Morgan Allen of Columbia recently graduated from the Holmes Community College as a member of the 2020 practical nursing class.

Wreck kills 2

A head-on collision on Mississippi 35 North that claimed the lives of two people and left three with life-threatening injuries remains under investigation.

Tornado aid deadline approaching

Marion County residents and property owners hit by the April 19 tornado have until July 20 to submit applications for federal aid.

But the U.S. Small Business Administration encourages businesses, nonprofits, homeowners and renters to go ahead and get that done as soon as possible.


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