Teacher, preacher and university president are professions associated with strong leaders. They also perfectly describe Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University.
Here is Henry Danton, knocking on doors during the London blackouts of World War II, asking for lodging while on tour. And he’s inside the Royal Opera House in 1946, soaring through the air during the premiere of what continues to be considered one of the great classical ballets in British history.
Editor's Note: Sports Editor Joshua Campbell posed questions to longtime coaches at each of Marion County’s four high schools about why they love their profession and what it means to them to work with young people.
National Library Week is coming up in April, but the Columbia-Marion County Library is going even beyond that and making it a month-long celebration. That makes it an ideal time to look at an organization where more than 41,000 walked through its doors in the past year.
The Columbia Police Department has recently started a program that could save lives and reduce drug-related crime. And while the idea behind the Mercy Project was a simple one, even Police Chief Michael Kelly thought it sounded crazy at first.
Christian Hill Missionary Baptist Church invites you to its pastor installation for Rev. Marvin Pittman at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. Guest speaker will be Percy J. Moore. A fellowship dinner will follow.
East Marion Parent Meeting
MERIDIAN — More than 600 Meridian Community College students were honored for their scholastic achievements by being selected to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall 2018 semester.
Named to the President’s List (4.0 GPA with at least 12 credit hours) was Amber Marie Wascomb of Columbia.
Demetrius Pittman, employment interviewer with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, visited the Career Pathway Experience classroom at the Marion County Career and Technology Center on Jan. 22.