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Adventures In Eating: Cheese, part 2: Developing your palette

By FRAN GINN,

Last week we discussed a number of facts about one of the oldest foods created and eaten on this planet. I related a story about Mr. Ed Edelman of The Ideal Cheese Shop in New York. Out of curiosity, I emailed The Ideal Cheese Shop. The reply to my email said that Mr. Edelman was living happily and healthily in Florida.



Support going to Carolina

By MARK ROGERS,

The friendship between sister cities Columbia, Miss., and Columbia, S.C., has grown in recent years, as the two have aided each other during difficult times.

Residents of the South Carolina city helped here after the 2014 tornado, and when flood waters ravaged there several years ago, Columbia, Miss., residents reciprocated.





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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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Moree-Lee to wed

By STAFF,

Lee and Mary Moree of Columbia, along with Jason and Melissa Rasp of Alabama, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Staci Leighanne Moree to Jeffery Aaron Lee, son of Mr. Jeffrey and Angela Lee of Bassfield. The couple will wed Oct. 14, 2017. The Rev.



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96, Columbia


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