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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Jones Companies’ Eric Lucas.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Hattiesburg Aug. 5, 1978.

 

For more than 100 years, Colonial Funeral Home has been located at 323 Second St. in Columbia and has honored deep-rooted family values with care and support.

A new minivan, donated by a Columbia man, will help WINGS continue its mission helping abused women.

The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter liberated 18 felines from a home Thursday at 1221 Barnes Ave.

Broom gets 5 years probation in plea bargain

Former Marion County Chief Deputy Jeff Broom will serve five years of probation after pleading guilty to the felony charge of obtaining a prescription by larceny.

Marion County teams got off to a solid start to the season Friday night as Columbia and East Marion both won big, while Columbia Academy fought hard but lost a tough one by one point.







CFD offering smoke detectors

By MARK ROGERS,

Seconds count when fire strikes and the Columbia Fire Department is helping to ensure residents have a fighting chance to discover fires in their homes before it is too late.

The CFD has nearly 100 smoke detectors to distribute this fall thanks to a grant from the State Fire Marshal’s Office.





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