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A Friday morning domestic dispute ended with one person dead and another in jail.

With primary elections six weeks away, Mississippi’s three Republican candidates for governor came to Columbia this weekend to make their pitches to voters.

The Columbia 10u softball all-stars continued their dominance in Magee this past weekend and claimed the USSSA state title Sunday.

The Columbia 10u softball all-stars continued their dominance in Magee this past weekend and claimed the USSSA state title Sunday.

It took one more game than expected, but the Columbia 8u softball all-stars claimed a state title Sunday in the USSSA State Tournament in Magee.

The Summer Feeding Program is in full-swing at Jefferson Middle and Columbia High schools.





Hill hosts missionary at Capitol

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Jorgejill S. Duyaguit, pastor and director at Faithway Baptist Institute in Calatrava, Negros Occidental, the Philippines, visited the state Capitol on Friday with his wife, Lyn, and son, Kneel. For the first time they met their longtime Facebook friend, State Sen. Angela Burks Hill, in the Senate chamber.



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Jail Docket: May 30, 2019

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Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from May 20 to May 26. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.



25 years in AKA celebrated

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Delicia Long of Kokomo, left, and Dr. Louise Gombako-Amos of McComb both celebrated their silver anniversaries (25 years) as members of the Phi Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha during the sorority’s recent Southeastern Regional Conference in Mobile, Ala.


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