Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Municipal Court Work Program Supervisor and Bailiff Kirby Simmons.)


Q: When and where were you born?

Southern Grace Boutique is ready to make its mark as the new business in downtown Columbia.

Powell reflects on life, career as he moves into retirement

Raymond Powell paused to look back  after he watched his last class of students leave Jefferson Middle School Wednesday.

Supervisors say state structures remain open despite flaws

Standing under a state-maintained bridge on Mississippi 198, District 4 Supervisor Raymon Rowell pointed out damaged pilings and other flaws.

The attendees at last week’s Marion County School District Board of Education meeting enjoyed a little entertainment before getting down to business.

Gabe Fowler was all smiles Monday in the Marion County Chancery Courtroom.

Fire Report: May 24, 2018


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.


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