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Kids Hub celebrated opening its Columbia location on Second Street Friday morning with a ribbon cutting in collaboration with the Marion County Development Partnership.
Members of the Columbia High School class of 2020 walk in as family and friends — limited in number and spaced apart for social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic — stand inside Walter
East Marion High School held its graduation commencement ceremony Friday night to honor a senior class that missed its final two months of school.
Friday evening West Marion High School held its commencement exercises for the Class of 2020 in Foxworth, with COVID-19 precautions like masks and social distancing being practiced.
Morgan Allen of Columbia recently graduated from the Holmes Community College as a member of the 2020 practical nursing class.

Obituary: Karen Weimer

Karen Weimer

75, Clinton

Services were held at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020, in Woodlawn Cemetery for Karen Weimer, 75, of Clinton, who died of complications from a stroke on Wednesday, May 27. 

Colonial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

County board renews bond

The Marion County school board voted on Monday to renew a bond for $260,000. The board has paid off one bond and is renewing it under the same three mills that it has been previously using, so property taxes will not change.


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