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Served 12 years in DA’s office

Columbia is considering starting to enforce an ordinance that requires businesses to pay a $25 annual fee for signs.

Ten years ago, a Tennessee physician and a nurse practitioner saw a need for urgent care in rural communities. Starting with one clinic in Collinwood, Tenn., Fast Pace Urgent Care has expanded rapidly.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Marion County Chancery Court Deputy Clerk Elisha Moree.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

Three people were arrested last week as Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a drug search warrant in Foxworth.

Columbia High School’s musical rehearsals are under way as “The Little Mermaid” comes to life. The show will be March 1 and March 2 in the Crystelle Ford Auditorium.









City to explore annexation

By MARK ROGERS,

The City of Columbia may grow its borders if a study approved by the Board of Aldermen Monday shows the expansion is feasible.

In a special meeting Monday, the Board, Mayor Justin McKenzie and engineers Jeff Dungan and Sean Burns met with Mike Slaughter of Slaughter and Associates for nearly two hours at City Hall.



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