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Hazardous waste day set

By STAFF,

Household Hazardous Waste Day has been set for Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This is the day when people can dispose of their household hazardous waste for free at the Marion County Transfer Station on Mississippi 586 in Foxworth.






Hinds school district audit problems

By STAFF,

JACKSON – The State Auditor’s Office found what it called “alarming business practices” at the Hinds County School District during an audit.

State Auditor Shad White said in a news release Monday that auditors found poor controls over the district credit cards and bank accounts, which had not been reconciled in nearly a year.


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Get proof, not assumptions

By KENNETH MCNEASE,

Greetings to all the fine folks of Columbia and Marion County. I sincerely hope everyone enjoyed a safe and blessed Thanksgiving. I would like share a personal opinion on a certain topic that I hope will enlighten everyone in America as well as give our community an opportunity to get on the map so to speak.




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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.







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Public Notices

The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending... READ MORE