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From left, Garry McDaniel, Tim Quinn and Tim Pursley recently retired from Powell Transportation in Columbia.
Lee H. Fedric, chief executive officer of Citizens Bank in Columbia, announced this week the promotion of the following Citizens Bank employees:
Columbia-Marion County Public Library Branch Manager Mona Swayze hands three summer reading bags to Melissa Jordan Tuesday at the library’s temporary location on Main Street.
The Marion County Carl Loftin Career and Technology Center carpentry students helped out the Marion County Museum & Archives this spring by building a display case.
From the B.B. Bradley photo collection of the Marion County Museum & Archives

Burns, Brady to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Benji Crump of Columbia and Mr. Robert Burns of Tylertown announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jordan Danielle Burns of Columbia, to Mason Alexander Brady of Columbia, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Brady of Columbia.

Prisons grab center stage

This is not the issue Gov. Tate Reeves expected to dominate his first month in office. But as the state prison system’s inmate death count continues to rise, it’s clear the governor faces an early test of his crisis management abilities.


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