Despite a steady rain last Friday afternoon that drenched the Pine Belt, thousands of Marion County folks lined U.S. Hwy. 98 in Columbia to pay tribute to slain Hattiesburg Police Department officer Liquori Tate.
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.
While fellow men and women in blue attempt to cope with the loss of their fallen brothers shot and killed last weekend in nearby Hattiesburg, many law enforcement officers in Marion County are also attempting to deal with the loss.
Following a big 6-3 win over the previous once beaten Christmas Train Cubs, The Columbian-Progress Rays were doubled up by the Hurricane Creek Giants, 10-5, last Friday night in Minor League action at Dean Griner.
It may come as a surprise to many that wetting a hook and trying my luck reeling in large lunker in lakes, rivers and fishing holes throughout the South is a pastime of mine that is beginning to breathe new life.
Following a five-game slump after winning the first two games of the season and Opening Day, The Columbian-Progress Rays claimed victory in a big way last Saturday as they defeated the MD Electric Rockies, 14-1.