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Columbia community shines

Saturday was a good day in Columbia and Marion County as the community pulled together to show how much it cares.

Gentry Day was a success with hundreds of people gathering to encourage and raise funds for young cancer patient Gentry Terrell and her family.

Defending the Pearl


It’s David vs. Goliath as local officials oppose Jackson’s ‘One Lake’ plan

Local state Rep. Ken Morgan is being heralded as a champion by some and a scapegoat by others after his presentation in the Mississippi House helped prevent state borrowing for a controversial Jackson lake project.


Moree-Lee to wed


Lee and Mary Moree of Columbia, along with Jason and Melissa Rasp of Alabama, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Staci Leighanne Moree to Jeffery Aaron Lee, son of Mr. Jeffrey and Angela Lee of Bassfield. The couple will wed Oct. 14, 2017. The Rev.