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Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is offering a transportation service.
They currently have six vehicles in use, each is handicapped, wheelchair accessible and can handle special needs.
As part of National Transportation Day, the church was offering free rides from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending June 14:
Monday, June 10
• Frank W. Forbes and Joan B. Forbes to Terry McCain and Sherri McCain
• Nita Fillingame Patterson to Harmon David Fillingame
• Rebecca B. Brown to Hershel Kennedy
The Columbia Board of Aldermen approved a new countywide training facility for firefighters at the Marion County BusinessPlex Tuesday.
Deputy Chief Lyle Berard of the Columbia Fire Department requested that the city contribute up to $5,000 toward the project, which aldermen did.
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, June 10
The 2019-2020 junior varsity cheerleaders at Columbia Academy attended a NCA home camp on June 3, 4, and 5. At the end of camp, the girls were all awarded blue ribbons and a bid to attend Nationals in Dallas in January.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from June 10 to June 16. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
In error, Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall’s report was not included in a story published Saturday about campaign finance documents. Hall, who turned his in by the June 10 deadline, reported receiving $1,200 during May for a total of $3,050 for the year.
Bracey DiGiovanni, James Ragan and Maddie Claire Sauls recently represented Columbia Academy at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at Millsaps College in Jackson.
They joined more than 230 high school leaders from the region.