The Marion County Museum & Archives is planning an exhibit to honor Marion County Vietnam veterans. This exhibit will provide a personal look at the varied daily experiences of these honored soldiers.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation says spraying chemicals along state highways is intended to keep drivers safe by eliminating vegetation that hampers visibility.
But some Marion County residents objected recently after an unsightly brown strip appeared for miles along multiple highways.
Columbia and West Marion continued their hot starts in 2019, both winning Friday night to keep their records unblemished, and Columbia Academy notched its first victory of the season.
While it’s little relief to people sweating through another South Mississippi summer, Marion County’s average temperature has actually decreased slightly over the past century, according to a Washington Post analysis of federal climate data.
On the corner lot on Juniper Drive in Columbia sits the home of Rosalind and John Mikell, which also happens to be the September Yard of the Month.
The house is covered in shade from the two white oak trees that the Mikells planted in 1979. The front porch is beautifully decorated with inviting furniture, potted plants and a swing.