Today's Top Stories

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office found nearly $100,000 in cash inside a New York man’s vehicle after stopping him following a chase Thursday and says it believes the money is connected to...

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights East Marion Elementary School teacher Jerri Schexnayder.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

Barrett’s Garden Center has played a leading role in making Marion County beautiful for more than 35 years, and it has been Tracie Raybourn’s pleasure as owner for more than six years.

The Columbia Police Department is launching a Police Explorers Program for students ages 16 to 20 that will give them real-life experience toward a career in law enforcement.

When he was a junior at the University of Southern Mississippi, Anthony Payton created a binder labeled “Champion’s Way.” Contained within it were the exercise physiology major’s dreams for his...

The Marion County school board honored the state champion East Marion basketball team at Monday’s meeting.










Annexation questions asked

By MARK ROGERS,

If the city of Columbia decides to incorporate some surrounding areas, will lower fire insurance costs offset increased property taxes?

Would residents formerly outside city limits still be able to burn brush piles or keep livestock? How about shooting guns or fireworks?


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Obituaries

Patsy Nell Lillis Morris

84, Columbia


Sports

Four senior basketball players from Marion County recently played in All-Star games, and while... READ MORE


Social

Your granddad’s wall-to-wall carpet lawn doesn’t have to be yours.


Public Notices

The following land transactions were filed in Marion... READ MORE