Today's Top Stories

Lullabies Children’s Boutique opened in August 2016 and has offered Columbia a high-quality, one-stop shop with unbeatable prices.

Owner Kim Sullivan said her inspiration for opening the business was simple.

Greene County schools host retreat here

Charles Breland, Greene County superintendent of schools was looking for a place to host a retreat for his principals and district staff. He found it in Columbia.

The drug problem is everywhere, tearing families apart and contributing to crime.

Kayla Hammond loves walking among nature.

The Columbia High School junior recently completed a project that will help others in the area who enjoy the outdoors: an interactive trail at the Columbia Water Park.

Two losses to Lincoln County led to elimination of the Duckworth 12U all-stars from the state tournament, but their head coach says he’s proud of their effort and third-place finish.

Columbia 10u all-stars clinch spot at World Series in North Carolina

The Columbia 10u boys all-stars triumphed in their state tournament Tuesday, overcoming several weather delays on their path to their fourth state championship.

Jail Docket: July 19, 2018


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.


Election officials seek space


Marion County election commissioners say they are running out of space for storage and training at the courthouse.

They’re asking the Board of Supervisors to renovate one of the former homes at the BusinessPlex for their use, although supervisors say the county doesn’t have the money to do that.