The following land transactions were recorded in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of Jan. 1:
• Gregory L. Barnes and Michael D. Peters to Annette Washington for property.
• Larry A. Barrett to Larry A. Barrett and Gloria W. Barrett for property.
The table in the lobby of Safe Haven and Community Life Ministries was full of purses.
A group of women from the Women’s Missionary Unit from First Baptist Church in Oloh had come to deliver the purses, filled with supplies for women in Columbia who are transitioning from prison to life on the outside.
A drive through Columbia often yields something that concerns city officials: a plethora of trash along roadsides.
Cups, bags, cans, papers and more can be found on along area roadways, and Mayor Justin McKenzie said he is concerned.
A 34-year-old Columbia woman who is a teacher at Purvis High School turned herself in to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office last week after being accused of taking money from a vulnerable person for her own use, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday.
A crash between an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck Jan. 4 could have been much worse.
The accident occurred on U.S. 98 in the eastbound lanes near Woodlawn Church around 6:15 p.m. according to Columbia Police Department Capt. Johnny Barnes.
After many years at the same place, the annual Columbia Lions Club Pancake Supper is changing locations.
The tasty hotcakes, bacon and sausage will be served up from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 in the Community Room at the Marion County BusinessPlex, located at 1730 Mississippi 44.
As the Marion County Board of Supervisors works to control costs and keep budgets in line, the group received a bit of good news: The county did not have to borrow money to finish the calendar year.
CPA Charlie Prince updated the Board Jan. 4 during its regularly scheduled week of meetings.