Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter supervisor, Columbia animal control officer and dispatcher Amanda Bennett.)


Q: When and where were you born?

The Woodlawn Thrift Store, located at 2108 Mississippi 13 N. in Columbia, is home to a variety of items all in the name of helping others.

Two properties recently targeted for demolition by the Columbia Board of Aldermen will see new life.

A car collides with a tanker and two buses full of students become involved in the accident causing dozens of injuries and deaths.

But less discovered than in other state shakedowns

A Hattiesburg man was behind bars Tuesday and charged with fleeing an accident in Columbia Monday evening.

Fire Calls: August 10, 2017


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.)


Monday, July 31

• Medical, 717 Mississippi Ave., 5:31 a.m., Columbia responded.