John Wesley McNease
Automobiles were new to the world and the Marion County Courthouse had just been completed a few years before A.Z. Toney was born in Foxworth on July 28, 1912.
Toney turned 105 last Friday and celebrated over the weekend with friends and family.
“We had a big party at the Magnolia Inn,” he said.
As area schoolchildren begin to head back to the books this week, many of them have a little extra help.
Students of all ages were able to pick up backpacks full of supplies during events held at the Columbia Water Park and Duckworth Park.
Property owners in Marion County could see increases in their taxes when bills are mailed out later this fall.
The 2017 real property assessment has increased because of reappraisal, according to Tax Assessor/Collector Teresa Terrell.