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The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending May 31:
Tuesday, May 28
• Charles L. May and Cindy F. May to Hill Land Holdings LLC
Wednesday, May 29
• Vicky Wesley to Anthony Tyler Thomas
Organizers hope to draw 10,000 downtown July 6
Freedom Fest is fast approaching, and organizers hope to draw 10,000 people downtown for live music, arts and crafts vendors, fireworks and more.
July 6 is the date set aside to celebrate the country’s birthday and Columbia’s bicentennial.
Dot Fortenberry of Columbia earned a bronze medal Saturday while competing in table tennis at the Mississippi State Games at Northeast Jones High School in Laurel.
The 82-year-old was in the women’s bracket — no age groups — where the next youngest competitor was half her age.
Columbia wants to do environmental studies at two possible locations for a youth sportsplex.
The first is city-owned land along RA Johnson Drive, and the second is on the south end of the former Columbia Training School property.
The following incorporations were made in May in Marion County, according to the Secretary of State’s Office:
• C Town Towing LLC, 229 Stuckey Road, Columbia
• JC’s Shack LLC, 35 Gates Road, Columbia
• A & A Consulting LLC, 702 Main St., Columbia
• Raynes Farms LLC, 150 Old Hwy 98, Columbia
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 27
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from May 27 to June 2. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the weeks ending May 17 and May 24:
Monday, May 13
• Frank Magee and Carolyn Magee to Frank Magee and Carolyn Magee, as Trustees of Frank Magee and Carolyn Magee Revocable Trust
There’s an easy way to get around the garden-gobbling size and leaf debris to better enjoy our official state tree: Up against a wall.