Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Fire Department Firefighter Forrest Cawley.)


Q: When and where were you born?

Columbia Academy’s archery team has become accustomed to winning in MAIS, but the Cougars took it to another level last weekend.

Board of Aldermen says existing mobile home ordinance prohibits

Columbia author Brandi Perry will release her fifth novel next week and kicks off her book tour right here at home.

The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office during the week of June 4:

• Thomas Caleb Williams of Carson and Victoria Lynn Johnston of Carson.

It’s been a busy week of bidding for large projects in Marion County.

Here am I, send me!


Citizen volunteers to lobby for better roads

What started as a complaint about road conditions ended with a pledge to help the Marion County Board of Supervisors lobby state officials for more money for roads and bridges.