Today's Top Stories

A head-on collision on Mississippi 35 South between an 18-wheeler and a Honda Accord during heavy rains Monday afternoon caused serious injuries to both drivers.
Columbia aldermen unanimously approved an annexation ordinance Tuesday evening, which is a main step in the process after more than two years of study.
The Columbia School District has hired the same architecture firm that revamped Mississippi State University’s Dudy Noble Field to study possible improvements to Walter Payton Field at Gardner Sta
The Marion County Board of Supervisors held a work session Thursday to discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, and expenses at the jail remained the No. 1 topic.
Hurricane caused damages but no injuries in Columbia





Dreams taking off

By CHARLIE SMITH,

After 1st solo flight, Anthony preparing for career in aviation

Evan Anthony knew from the moment he rode on an airplane for the first time as a third grader that he wanted to be a pilot.

Now the 20-year-old from Darbun is well on his way to achieving that dream.


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Jail Docket: June 27, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from June 17 to June 23. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.


Fire Report: June 27, 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, June 17




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Obituaries

Mary Annette Rawls Thompson, 93, Columbia

Sports

Anthony Alford and the Toronto Blue Jays may soon be at a crossroads.

Social

Mary Annette Rawls Thompson, 93, Columbia

Opinion:

Jack Nicklaus, famously, holds the record for winning the most professional golf majors with 18.

Public Notices

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