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Hotel takes hit

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

Hotels throughout the country are particularly suffering because of the coronavirus, and Marion County is no different.

For the Magnolia Inn, the pandemic is causing a mass exodus of its client base.





Feeding continues

Above, West Marion Primary School Principal Vicki Boone hands out meals Monday at West Marion High School in Foxworth. Although public schools are shut down statewide by order of Gov. Tate Reeves because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Marion County and Columbia districts are serving food to all children from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.






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