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County school board hires 4

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Business was short and sweet Tuesday night at the Marion County school board meeting.

The budget for the school year was approved. The advertised amount of the district’s annual budget was $23.4 million.

In other action the board approved the resignation of Topeneka Bridges as a bus driver.

It approved four new hires:


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Helen J. Sanders Sweatt

By STAFF,

Helen J. Sanders Sweatt

90, Columbia

 

Private services will be held at a later date for Helen J. Sanders Sweatt, 90, who died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.

 

She was a lifelong resident of Columbia.

 

She was preceded in death by a son, Herbie Ray Reid.

 




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Dutharene Rayborn Pittman

By STAFF,

Dutharene Rayborn Pittman

80, Kokomo

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Columbia for Dutharene Rayborn Pittman, 80, of Kokomo, who died on Sunday, Nov. 4 in Hattiesburg.

 



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UPS truck, semi collide

By STAFF,

A UPS truck and an 18-wheeler crashed in slick conditions Thursday afternoon on U.S. 98 near Pierce Road east of Columbia.

The UPS truck driver, Christopher Magee, 41, of Hattiesburg, was entrapped and had to be extricated before being taken to Forrest General Hospital with moderate injuries.


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