Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Marion General Hospital Radiology Supervisor Brooke McCain.)


Q: When and where were you born?

The recent Zellco Federal Credit Union Duck Drop was a huge success, organizers say, raising needed funds for the Columbia Fire Department.

A team of volunteers recently helped restore a pavilion on the East Marion Elementary School playground, giving students somewhere to escape the elements and enjoy activities.

Columbia Academy senior Morgan Jones signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play college basketball at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Historic Ford home hosting events Nov. 24

CHS seniors get their state championship

Art draws out Bible truths


Forensic science takes a narrative — a description of a suspect — and transforms it into an image — a sketch police can use to catch the bad guy.

In the same way, Chuck Terrell says, biblical forensics takes unseen truths from the Bible and turns them into images that people can easily understand.




Vergie Hodges Foxworth

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East Marion pulled off a big upset on the road Friday night in Lumberton to advance to South... READ MORE


Normally I’m a proponent of electing as many public officials as possible.


I love rain, to a point. Love how it cascades in rivulets from my back deck’s corrugated tin... READ MORE

Public Notices

The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery... READ MORE