(Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.)
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Alexis McMiller and Douglass Peters, both natives of Columbia, announce their engagement. Ms. Alexis McMiller is the daughter of Carl and Mary McMiller of Columbia. Alexis is also the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Beatrice Gathwright Payton and Mrs. Hollis and Willie Mae Payton of Cheraw. The late Mrs. Bertha L. McMiller, The late Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Holland of Columbia announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Wendi Holland of Columbia, to Thomas Watts IV of Columbia, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Tom Watts of Columbia.
These days it’s very difficult for rural Mississippi communities to land major economic development projects like huge manufacturing facilities. Even when they do, it has typically come at an enormous cost to state residents in the form of tax breaks and cash payments to industries.