Ten months ago Marion County Deputy Lance Poirier’s doctor delivered the bad news: His shattered right leg would need to be amputated.
A decision about where to move the city’s rubbish pit from an area near the Columbia-Marion County Airport must occur within the next few months.
At Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting, more discussions took place ahead of the June deadline, but no action was taken.
Most of us remember from high school World History that about 10,000 French immigrated to the maritime provinces of Canada in the 17th century. Here they made a life for about 100 years. Then the British forced the Acadians to leave Canada.
The following land transactions were listed as final in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of Feb. 27:
• J.R. Taylor Jr. and Thornhill Forestry LLC to Hershell John Budd and Chiquita Maria Budd for property.
The following entities incorporated in Marion County during February, according to the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office:
• H&P Transportation LLC, 150 Old Highway 98 East, Columbia
• Crossroads 44 One Stop LLC, 19 M&M Lane, Columbia
• Southern Grace Boutique LLC, 1206 Gill Street, Columbia
Marion County is trying to take advantage of a new vehicle for attracting business investments into high-poverty communities through federal tax incentives.
The tax cut package Congress passed last year provides advantages to investors in capital projects in census tracts designated by the governor as “Opportunity Zones.”
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.
Don’t dump your household trash in the Columbia Water Park’s bins, county officials say. If you do, you might have to load it back up.
District 2 Supervisor Terry Broome, whose district includes the Park, said he and park employees are monitoring the situation after a recent incident.
Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.
Monday, Feb. 26