Voters in Columbia are going to polls today to vote on the franchise agreement with Mississippi Power. If it passes, the power company will pay the city 3% of its revenue collected in the city. The agreement is for 25 years.
The voting will take place from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the city election sites:
Ward 1 – City Hall
Ward 2 – Columbia-Marion County Public Library on Broad Street
Ward 3 – Jefferson Middle School
Ward 4 – Columbia Expo Center.