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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.





Fire Report: January 9, 2020

Monday, Dec. 30

Medical, 66 Wiggins Road, 9:23 a.m., Columbia responded.

Medical, 7 Carroll Loop, 3 p.m., Morgantown responded.

Fire alarm, 1712 Church St., 5:12 p.m., Columbia responded.

Motor vehicle accident, Mississippi 44/Sumrall Road, 6:22 p.m., Tri-Community responded.


Jail Docket: January 9, 2020

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Dec. 30 to Jan. 5. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.

Leon Darrell Andrews, 46, Columbia, arrested by MCSO, charged with contempt of court; possession of firearm by felon.


CA accelerated reader leaders

Students who earned the highest number of Accelerated Reader points during the second nine weeks at Columbia Academy are, from left, Noah Fortenberry, sixth grade; Lainey Holmes, fifth grade; Alexis Smith, fourth grade; Brayden Dyess, third grade; Lizzi Robbins, second grade; and Eli McDaniel, first grade.




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