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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.

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.

William Breland has a lot to be thankful for.





Union precinct will move

By MARK ROGERS,

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.



Fire Report: April 19, 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 9
• Medical, 459 Riley Road, 6:02 p.m., Tri-Community responded.


FAA, EPA concerns may delay county’s shooting range

By MARK ROGERS,

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.



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.


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