Today's Top Stories

In the latter part of November, I received a call from the mother of Eric and Derek Daniels.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Chancery Court Deputy Clerk Joy Baughman.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

It took less than 24 hours for the Columbia Board of Aldermen to appoint a new member of the Columbia school board following the retirement of Donald Hales Tuesday.

For more than 25 years, Powell Transportation, located at 2348 U.S. 98 East, has been on the road servicing its clients’ every need.

Couples married more than 60 years share their stories

Twelve disabled hunters flocked to Woodlawn Preparatory School to register for Hope Outdoors’ hunt Friday, and then they enjoyed a lot of fun and fellowship in the woods over the weekend.



Schools to budget snow makeup days

By MARK ROGERS,

Next year the Columbia School District will have predetermined makeup days to be used if school is cancelled because of weather.

That decision was made before this week’s snow and ice, which resulted in school dismissing early Tuesday and being out Wednesday and Thursday. The district hasn’t set yet when it will make up those days.





Clerk shot in armed robbery

By MARK ROGERS,

Columbia police are seeking information on suspects who shot a clerk at the Family Dollar on South High School Avenue during an armed robbery Saturday morning.

Detective Capt. Rita Pickering said they are looking for two suspects who were wearing long jackets, toboggans and scarves that covered their faces.





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Obituaries

John A. Willoughby

90, Columbia


Sports

One Columbia Academy basketball program has already been eliminated in the MAIS AAA South State... READ MORE


Social

Mr. and Mrs. Robin Magee announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Abby... READ MORE


Public Notices

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