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The Columbia Board of Aldermen this week unanimously approved sending a resolution to the Mississippi Department of Revenue officially requesting a 3 percent tax on hotels and restaurants.
A referendum approving the tourism tax passed with 76 percent of the vote on May 6.
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Monday, May 13
Medical, Eagle Day Ave., 12:25 p.m., Columbia responded.
For the first time in 17 years, the Columbia Wildcats baseball team will call a new man “coach” when they take the field again.