Milton “Mac” McCrory
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a six-part series leading up to Veterans Day honoring veterans of each American war from World War II through the ongoing War on Terror.
While the Gulf War was going on in Iraq, Marine Sgt. Tim Thornburgh, 58, of Columbia was providing support in Saudi Arabia.
The November Yard of the Month has been awarded to Cheryl Rankin.
Rankin, who lives on Sumrall Road, has a beautiful, manicured yard. But that wasn’t the case two years ago when she moved back home. Her mother’s health had been failing so the yard wasn’t able to be kept up.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 14 to Oct. 20. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.
FoKelia Lakendra Akins, 40, Tylertown, arrested by CPD, charged with controlled substance sale.
Monday, Oct. 21
Medical, 67 Arthur B. Johnson Lane, 6:29 a.m., South Marion.
Medical, 717 Mississippi Ave., 8:41 a.m., Columbia responded.
Medical, 19 Galloway Lane, 9:46 a.m., Southwest Marion responded.
Medical, 30 New Jerusalem Road, 1:40 p.m., Foxworth responded.
Second Street Bean is a hub for visitors, students and town regulars who are searching for the perfect spot for coffee and pastries. Books line the walls at the downtown Columbia coffee shop, and seating includes homey couches, accented with pillows, in addition to tables and chairs.
Calvin Newsom is a well-known and respected leader in Marion County, serving the community from the pulpit and in local government.
The 56-year-old has spent more than two decades on the Marion County Board of Supervisors and pastors John the Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia.
As Marion County rolls into the holidays, the Kiwanis Club of Columbia has set the date for the annual Christmas Parade.
This year the parade will fall on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Applications for the parade are available at Citizens Bank on U.S. 98, Berry Law Firm, the Columbia-Marion County Library and The Columbian-Progress.