Today's Top Stories

A Columbia woman is facing one count of misdemeanor child neglect after her four children were found in her car while she shopped at Walmart Monday.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights new Columbia High School principal Braxton Stowe.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Fayette, Ala., Dec. 1, 1986.

Volunteers at the Columbia Animal Shelter say the county-owned building that houses it is in “horrendous shape” and they are looking for ways to make improvements.

A passing motorist found some unusual roadkill on Gill Street Wednesday morning – a ball python.

The exotic snake native to Africa had been hit by a car, according to the man who picked it up.

Columbia police arrested a man Wednesday and charged him with felony counts of child molestation and child pornography.

Starting Sunday, Miss Hospitality contestants will attend social events, do community service projects, and attend rehearsals and competitions culminating in the crowning ceremony July 21.

Jail Docket: June 14, 2018

By STAFF,

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

 




Fire Report: June 14, 2018

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.

 

Monday, June 4



City weighs ice cream truck rules

By MARK ROGERS,

The Board of Aldermen will study what other cities do regarding ice cream trucks before deciding if Columbia will allow them.

Gary Blackwell, who had brought the idea to the Board last month, visited again Tuesday to ask about the ordinance and then gave the history of the current ordinance, which prohibits ice cream trucks.



Fire Report: June 7, 2018

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.

 

Monday, May 28


Jail Docket: June 7, 2018

By STAFF,

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

 



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