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The Columbia Academy Cougars are Class 3A state champions after controlling the action from start to finish against Carroll Academy in the title game at Canton Academy to win 53-37 Saturday night.
The American Red Cross has set up a shelter at New Life Church on Eagle Day Avenue for people whose homes have been affected by the rising flood waters. At 1:15 p.m.
With a trip to the MAIS overall tournament on the line Saturday at Canton Academy, the Columbia Academy Lady Cougars had their season come to an end at the hands of Bowling Green in the Class 3A c
With a 29-point win in the Class 3A state quarterfinals Wednesday, the Cougars are one win away from reaching the state championship.
Despite being the less talked about team on their own campus, the Lady Cougars are one game away from the Class 3A state championship final.

Wreck claims 2 lives on 98


Marion County is grieving the loss of what it feels like “one of its own” following a fatal accident that claimed the life of former Columbia resident Forrest Phillips and another man.

Phillips, 60, of Hattiesburg was killed in a head-on collision at 9:54 p.m. Tuesday in Walthall County near the Pike County line.

PRCC hosting performances

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College and the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts is preparing to step back into the spotlight.

The Brownstone Center’s spring schedule has something for everyone including events ranging from contemporary bluegrass, a family fun musical and PRCC’s own student performers.