The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending Aug. 2:
Tuesday, July 30
• Debi A. Singley and Sandra A. Grisham to Bobbye Ann Jackson
• Christie Rennee A. Pounds to Herbert Arinder Jr.
Columbia police officer Justin Porter, center, was awarded Officer of the Month at the Board of Aldermen meeting held on Tuesday. Presenting the award are Mayor Justin McKenzie, left, and Chief Michael Kelly, right. | Photo by Susan Amundson
The Marion County Board of Supervisors is considering whether or not there will be an increase in taxes for the upcoming fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
The board met Thursday with Charlie Prince, its certified public accountant, to discuss finances for July and also the upcoming year.
Resident petitions about road conditions; county points to tight budgets
A citizen presented petitions for better roads to the Marion County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Monday, but supervisors said they are doing all they can with the resources at hand.
This list will be updated as election results come in tonight in Marion County:
Update No. 6: Precincts reporting: 22 of 22 (includes all the machine and absentee votes but not affidavit ballots)
Marion County Republican Primary Election
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending July 26:
Monday, July 22
• Jolly E. Cox Jr. to Tommy R. Bourne and Lynn Bourne
• Mr. Jim’s Homes LLC to Christine Fortune
Wednesday, July 24
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: