(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights China Buffet waitress Carrie Wood.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Pensacola, Fla., on March 30, 1983.
Marion County is seeking to buy garbage trucks as it looks to take over that service again after bidding it out to a private contractor five years ago.
A series of special meetings over the next month will test the new state bidding process.
You say po-tay-to and I say po-tah-to" as the old song says. The more important thing is which potato do you mean. Worldwide there are about 5,000 potato varieties and about 1,000 types of potatoes.
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.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
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.
Monday, April 9
• Medical, 459 Riley Road, 6:02 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office during the week of April 9:
• Austin Ramel Mingo of Columbia and Anjerica Cymone Newton of Columbia.
There were no divorces listed as final in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of April 9.
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.