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The Marion County Board of Supervisors opened bids Monday for two projects intended to improve buildings at the BusinessPlex.

He loved his family, his children and would do anything he could to support them. Those were thoughts expressed by a heartbroken Regina Jefferson, mother of Jarron Burton.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office on Friday executed operation “Round Robin,” which yielded 13 arrests.

The stage will be set Friday for Columbia’s own Elsie to premier her new single, “River Avenue.”

For one Marion County young lady, the third weekend in July will be her time to shine.

Campaign finance reports detailing spending and fundraising during May showed no major action in Marion County. The reports were due to the circuit clerk’s office Monday.

City buys new garbage truck

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Columbia aldermen bought a new garbage truck Wednesday, and the city plans to take back over pickup come Oct. 1.

The new truck won’t be delivered until December, so the city is looking at buying a used truck to put into service after its contract with Waste Pro expires Sept. 30. It would need a used truck anyway for a backup.




Jail Docket: May 9, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 29 to May 5. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 


Fire Report: May 9, 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, April 29



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City to buy garbage truck

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Columbia aldermen are expected to buy a garbage truck Tuesday after opening bids this week, the latest step in the city taking back over trash pickup.

The board took four bids under advisement at a special meeting Wednesday to allow time to sort out differences in prices, buyback provisions and types of trucks.





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