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The Junktion will have classes with its vendors such as ceramics
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Academy librarian Amber Mattox.) Q: When and where were you born?
The Marion County Board of Supervisors held a work session Thursday to discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, and expenses at the jail remained the No. 1 topic.
Hurricane caused damages but no injuries in Columbia
Teacher learns lessons from 500-mile trek

Fire Report: July 18, 2019

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, July 8




Kline-Elkins to wed

By STAFF,

Daniel and Kathy Kline of Semmes, Ala., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lesley Ann Kline of Semmes, Ala., to Gregory Shawn Elkins of Columbia, son of Greg Elkins and Dawn Greer of Columbia.



Embattled teacher quits

By CHARLIE SMITH,

The Jefferson Middle School teacher who made a controversial social media post before state testing began  has resigned.

The Columbia school board accepted D’Leasha Abram Arnold’s resignation on June 27, according to a list of personnel actions taken at that meeting.


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Jerry “Wine Dogg” Polk 65, Tulsa, Okla.

Sports

Columbia Academy senior Slade Wilks had his second dream come true Sunday at Petco Park in San... READ MORE

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The runoff for the Republican nomination governor was already bound to be interesting: Lt. Gov.... READ MORE

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The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending... READ MORE