A Columbia woman whose home burned down in September was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with first degree arson and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Angel Thiac, 31, was being held in the Marion County Jail on $20,000 bond as of press deadlines after being arrested by the Columbia Police Department.
Most people dream of a life full of adventures, but centenarian Glyn Porter has lived it.
From serving in World War II to flying to islands in the Gulf of Mexico to skydiving at 90, he’s lived richly.
Porter celebrated turning 100-years-young on Saturday in a celebration at the MDR Hangar at the Columbia-Marion County Airport.
Tucked away in an ordinary classroom, an extraordinary group of kids are working on an unusual project on a rainy October afternoon.
Open Wings of Outreach Care held its second annual Power Brunch on Oct. 18 at the Open Wings Senior and Disabled Center at the Marion County Businessplex.
The guest speaker was State Rep. Ken Morgan, Republican from Morgantown.
As recently as 2016, Marion County had the most foster children per capita in the state of Mississippi. There were 315 children in the system out of a population of just over 25,000. For comparison, adjacent Pearl River County had 11 less children in foster care despite having more than double the population.