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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Tease Salon cosmetologist Courtney Crain.)

Q: When and where were you born?

Tina’s Garden Spot, located at 2007 U.S. 98 W. in Foxworth, has provided Marion County with the best and freshest produce for more than 30 years.

Jody Dyess, who leads Say Something Assembly, which aims to stop bullying and suicide in schools, spoke to the Kiwanis Club Wednesday about bringing the program to Marion County.

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.

Following the second of three tries, 85.7 percent of third graders in the Marion County district have now passed the reading gate test.

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River fans have long known about Wiley Cleland’s abilities.




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.


Fire Report: May 2, 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 22


Jail Docket: May 2, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 22 to April 28. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 


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