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(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.

 

The dedication for a new sign welcoming visitors to Columbia is set for May 1.

A new car wash is coming to U.S. 98 near Griner Drilling Service.

Linda Stringer was trimming bushes Thursday morning when she noticed a visitor — well, 25,000 to 30,000 buzzing, yellow-and-black visitors.

Relay for Life hits the road next week as a new concept on the annual event is unveiled.

The Columbia Lady Wildcats (12-8, 5-3) have scratched and clawed their way into a No. 2 seed and earned home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs after an early hole in district play.


Strawberries and Cream Cake: Not the prettiest but the tastiest

By FRAN GINN,

Yesterday I bought some absolutely delicious strawberries. Besides just eating them straight from the plastic container, I began thinking of different combinations of strawberries — strawberries and ice cream, strawberries and pound cake, strawberries and cream. This recipe satisfies all those strawberry cravings.




Greer-Hitt to wed

By STAFF,

Dale and Angela Greer of Columbia announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jensen Kali Greer of Columbia, to Zachary Charles Hitt of Columbia, son of Huey and Sherry Hitt of Columbia.


Choir to sing at Carnegie

By MARK ROGERS,

Columbia will be represented this weekend at Carnegie Hall as 10 members of the Columbia High School Concert Choir sing at the prestigious New York venue.

Director Kim Walley and students will leave early Thursday to participate in the Sunday performance of Dan Forrest’s “Jubilate Deo.”


Fire Report: April 12, 2018

By STAFF,

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 2


Marion County incorporations

By STAFF,

The following entities incorporated in Marion County during March, according to the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office:

• ACAM Crane Consulting LLC, 270 Singley Road, Columbia

• Southern Touch Services LLC, 46 Bobbys Lane, Columbia

• Quality Inspection Services McComb, LLC, 60 McCain Lane, Foxworth




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