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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Myrtles Nursing Center Administrator Gail Whittington.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Prentiss March 2, 1961.

For the second time this season, winter weather has thrown a wrench into the way of basketball in Marion County as all four girls basketball teams couldn’t play Tuesday night.

Columbia Academy

All chickens are not created equal.

For the second time this winter, a blast of arctic air and precipitation closed schools and made travel difficult around Marion County.

TJ Monroe has already proven he’s one of the best players in the area over the past season-and-a-half, but he took his game to another level on the Wildcats home court last Tuesday night.

Last season, East Marion cruised to a Class 2A Region 8 title, winning all 10 of its games, which includes the two in the district tournament.





City to explore annexation

By MARK ROGERS,

The City of Columbia may grow its borders if a study approved by the Board of Aldermen Monday shows the expansion is feasible.

In a special meeting Monday, the Board, Mayor Justin McKenzie and engineers Jeff Dungan and Sean Burns met with Mike Slaughter of Slaughter and Associates for nearly two hours at City Hall.







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