The dedication for a new sign welcoming visitors to Columbia is set for May 1.
The 10 a.m. ceremony will be at the sign’s new location on Mississippi 13 North across from the Watts Animal Clinic. The new signage was part of a project begun by the 15 participants of last year’s Leadership Marion County class.
Voters in the Union precinct in eastern Marion County will change locations for future elections.
The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Monday to move the polling place from a privately owned building on Lampton Hilltop Road to the Keno Fire Station at the corner of East Baylis Chapel and Lampton Hilltop roads.
Federal regulations about shooting near airports and lead in the environment may delay construction of a firing range for the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
The Federal Aviation Administration and Environmental Protection Agency both have rules that would affect a potential range, the Board of Supervisors learned this week.
A ride that started with two ended with three as a Columbia woman gave birth on her way to the hospital recently. Aquilla Sanders and her husband, Carl, were headed to Hattiesburg from Columbia on Sunday, April 8, when she delivered 6-pound-6-ounce daughter, Lorin along U.S. 98.