Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Bill Pittman, manager of accounting and financial services at Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association.)


Q: When and where were you born?

State Auditor Stacey Pickering visited Columbia on a day his office issued its largest-ever demand, $92 million against a failed Pine Belt firm.

A new church in Columbia’s former skating rink aims to reach people who haven’t felt welcome at traditional congregations by loving like Jesus loved, its pastor says.

A bridge closing in northern Marion County in early April will impact residents, commuters, school bus routes and first responders.

Also, longtime Jefferson Middle leader retires

Changes are already taking place at the Columbia Police Department under new Chief Michael Kelly.