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Served 12 years in DA’s office

Columbia is considering starting to enforce an ordinance that requires businesses to pay a $25 annual fee for signs.

Ten years ago, a Tennessee physician and a nurse practitioner saw a need for urgent care in rural communities. Starting with one clinic in Collinwood, Tenn., Fast Pace Urgent Care has expanded rapidly.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Marion County Chancery Court Deputy Clerk Elisha Moree.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

Three people were arrested last week as Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a drug search warrant in Foxworth.

Columbia High School’s musical rehearsals are under way as “The Little Mermaid” comes to life. The show will be March 1 and March 2 in the Crystelle Ford Auditorium.




Pre-K results exceed forecasts

By MARK ROGERS,

Results are in from initial testing of students in Columbia Primary School’s new pre-K program, and officials are encouraged.

The 4-year-olds are already close to what the state expects them to know at the end of the year, Columbia Primary School Principal Heather Singley reported to the school board Tuesday night.








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