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.


Fire Report: June 14, 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, June 4


Jail Docket: June 14, 2018

By STAFF,

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.

 







City weighs ice cream truck rules

By MARK ROGERS,

The Board of Aldermen will study what other cities do regarding ice cream trucks before deciding if Columbia will allow them.

Gary Blackwell, who had brought the idea to the Board last month, visited again Tuesday to ask about the ordinance and then gave the history of the current ordinance, which prohibits ice cream trucks.



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