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Hours before the body of slain Hattiesburg Police officer Liquori Tate traveled through Columbia en route from McComb to Hattiesburg, other fallen officers were remembered in an emotional service in front of the Marion County Courthouse.

New Columbia Walmart Supercenter store manager Mike Lowery meticulously centered a “Rollback” pricing sign displayed above a pallet of potato chips strategically positioned adjacent to the registers in front of the 188,500-square-foot facility...

A fire last Wednesday destroyed a mobile home in eastern Marion County.

Firefighters were dispatched to 63 E. Baylis Chapel Rd. before 9 a.m. to a report of a structure fire.

Before he was a police officer for the City of Hattiesburg, Benjamin J. Deen served Columbia as a career firefighter.

Two fires have left families to deal with damaged homes and lost items in Marion County. On Monday afternoon, the Columbia Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 440 McNeese St.

From the opening Friday night until the last ball was thrown in the dunking booth on Saturday, organizers are deeming last weekend’s Governor’s Day a success and hope to carry on the festival atmosphere in years to come.


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