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The next stage in the Columbia annexation case will be an April 28 status conference following today's hearing in Marion County Chancery Court.
Library officials made a plea to the Marion County Board of Supervisors Tuesday for a temporary location as the Broad Street facility remains closed because of tornado damage.
Despite a biting breeze and chilly temperatures, the parade Monday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. still proudly marched down Main Street.
West Marion graduate and former Distinguished Young Woman Kaitlyn Bradford has been crowned as Marion County Miss Hospitality for 2020.
It was a light week for the Eagles with only one game on the docket, but East Marion made the most of it and provided some clarity on what’s in store for the stretch run.





Holiday impact being studied

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Students at the Trent Lott Center at the University of Southern Mississippi are working on compiling data received from more than 500 surveys taken while the downtown Christmas events were happening.

Lori Watts with the Marion County  Development Partnership reported to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday about the economic impact study.





Jail takes 25 from Parchman

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

The state prison crisis has hit Columbia through the transfer of inmates to the Marion County Regional Jail.

At the Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday morning, Warden Derek Mingo said they would be picking up 25 inmates who are currently assigned to the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.


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It was a light week for the Eagles with only one game on the docket, but East Marion made the most... READ MORE

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