Circuit Judge Tony Mozingo dismissed charges filed by real estate broker Richard Lokey against two Columbia police officers Friday, and the judge reprimanded Lokey for wasting the court’s resources and provoking the incidents with the officers.
How do you make family genealogy more fun? Add a Southern twist to your detective work.
The Columbia Marion County Public Library will be hosting two podcasters who do just that on their show called ““The Mysteries of Family Histories.”
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.
Hattiesburg native using platform to draw attention to life-saving gifts
OXFORD — University of Mississippi alumna Mary Margaret Hyer is using the spotlight as Miss Mississippi 2019 to draw attention to her social change initiative, “Advocate, Celebrate, Donate: Diminishing the Donor Organ Deficit.”
Darren Hill, left, and Larry Henning prepare the ground for a new sidewalk at the Marion County Courthouse. Henning Construction is working with the Marion County Board of Supervisors to repair the crumbling sidewalks all around the courthouse. |Photo by Susan Amundson
The Marion County Historical Society will be presenting the Ford’s Encampment Sept. 13 through Sept. 15.
The sixth annual encampment will be located at the John Ford Home in Sandy Hook. The encampment was originally scheduled Feb. 23, but was canceled due to the weather at the time.
The event now will be spread over 3 days.
Columbia aldermen have approved an amended garbage ordinance that will govern trash pickup once the contract with Waste Pro expires Sept. 30.
Mayor Justin McKenzie said he believes the city will be saving money by handling the collection itself.