(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Shabulous owner Melissa Collier.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Gulfport in Nov. 12, 1971.
The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of Nov. 26:
• Eddie Dean Fortenberry to Lashell F. McGowan and Fredrick D. McGowan for property.
Downtown will come alive again Friday night, and shoppers will have a chance to visit a variety of merchants and enjoy entertainment and fun for the children.
Candlelight, Carols and Claus is slated to take place downtown from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a host of activities.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested nine people on an array of drug charges and are seeking three more as part of an operation nicknamed “Up to Snow Good.”
According to Sheriff Berkley Hall, the roundup targeted Marion County drug dealers and others found to be in possession of narcotics.
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, Nov. 26
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
A man said by police to have “superhuman strength” fueled by an as-yet-undetermined drug shrugged off a Taser shock and grabbed a shotgun from police during a struggle late Monday on Virginia Avenue.
Police Chief Michael Kelly said it is only by the grace of God that no one died during the confrontation.
Crews from Precision Construction removed a bridge on East Reservoir Road near Bunker Hill Road late last week. It’s part of work to replace or repair several bridges in Marion County with the help of a $3 million bond issue that the Board of Supervisors approved in the fall.
The following entities incorporated in Marion County in November, according to records filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State:
• Babs Jewels LLC, 1117 Broadmoor Ave., Columbia
• Loose Ends LLC, 1824 Columbia Purvis Road, Columbia