It is time to clean up around the city.
That is the message being spread by Columbia Mayor Justin McKenzie, city officials and members of Keep Columbia and Marion County Beautiful. Volunteers are needed for what is being called Operation Clean Sweep, an event set for Aug. 5 in Columbia.
The Columbia School District is inviting all area residents to meet new Superintendent Jason Harris.
Harris, who officially took office on July 1, will be honored with a welcome reception from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on July 25 at the Marion County Development Partnership’s offices located at 412 Courthouse Square.
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Tuesday, July 4
A Foxworth man serving as an inmate trustee on a garbage truck through the George County Community Work Center was killed Thursday morning in a three-vehicle accident.
Robert Prine, 42, was serving 10 years for grand larceny and non-residential burglary in Marion County.