Monday, Sept. 23
Medical, Ford St./Garden Ave., 3:54 p.m., Columbia responded.
Grass/woods fire, Mississippi 13 N., 5:43 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
Medical, 425 Old Mississippi 13 N., 9:21 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
Medical, 1420 Ridgewood Drive, 11:50 p.m., Columbia responded.
Marion County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent in August from 6.2 percent in July, although there were actually less employed people in the county in August.
That’s because the labor force fell from 10,330 in July to 10,060 in August, according to numbers the Mississippi Department of Employment Security released this week.
Medicare Informational Seminar, Sept. 26
Ridgeland-based BankPlus and Greenwood-based State Bank & Trust Company announced a merger agreement on Sept. 19.
State Bank has 34 branches throughout Mississippi, including on Sumrall Road in Columbia, as well as in southern Louisiana and southern Alabama.