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A Friday morning domestic dispute ended with one person dead and another in jail.

With primary elections six weeks away, Mississippi’s three Republican candidates for governor came to Columbia this weekend to make their pitches to voters.

The Columbia 10u softball all-stars continued their dominance in Magee this past weekend and claimed the USSSA state title Sunday.

The Columbia 10u softball all-stars continued their dominance in Magee this past weekend and claimed the USSSA state title Sunday.

It took one more game than expected, but the Columbia 8u softball all-stars claimed a state title Sunday in the USSSA State Tournament in Magee.

The Columbia Animal Control and Rescue Center needs help.

Animal Shelter Coordinator Mallory Belk said Wednesday that it needs volunteers and donations most of all.



City buys new garbage truck

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Columbia aldermen bought a new garbage truck Wednesday, and the city plans to take back over pickup come Oct. 1.

The new truck won’t be delivered until December, so the city is looking at buying a used truck to put into service after its contract with Waste Pro expires Sept. 30. It would need a used truck anyway for a backup.




Jail Docket: May 9, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 29 to May 5. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 


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Fire Report: May 9, 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 29



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.



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