(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Tease Salon cosmetologist Courtney Crain.)
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Columbia aldermen bought a new garbage truck Wednesday, and the city plans to take back over pickup come Oct. 1.
The new truck won’t be delivered until December, so the city is looking at buying a used truck to put into service after its contract with Waste Pro expires Sept. 30. It would need a used truck anyway for a backup.
Many high school cheerleaders can attest to the grueling process it takes to be among the few that make a collegiate cheer squad, but Columbia Academy seniors Victoria Pace and Madelyn Johnson made the cut and will cheer on the Southern Miss sidelines in the fall.
Airport Road is scheduled to close to through traffic from Mississippi 44 to Old Highway 35 from June 17 until July 10 as part of the $10.2 million federally funded runway expansion.
While there will be no official detour, traffic will have to take an alternate route around the construction.
The Columbia Police Department has arrested a man and charged him with a May 3 attack on Oak Avenue.
Andre L. Griffin, 40, of Columbia was being held Friday afternoon at the Marion County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault.
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, April 29
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 29 to May 5. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
A faith-based nonprofit has been training Columbia police and firefighters to recognize the signs of potential human trafficking and terrorism in the community.