Today's Top Stories

A beloved Columbia physician who lost his battle with ALS last week is being remembered as a man who made a difference.

Credit union donates picnic tables

A donation from a local business will ensure people who want to eat lunch in a quiet spot or families who want to picnic can do so at Columbia’s Bluff Street Park.

NEW ORLEANS — The Columbian-Progress staff garnered 14 awards, including five firsts, in the  annual statewide newspaper contest.

Andy Gipson has only been on the job a few months, but the Mississippi agriculture commissioner has spent a great deal of time on the road learning about the state’s farm products.

Two interested in same spot

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

 

Q: When and where were you born?




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.


Jail Docket: June 7, 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.

 



Fire Report: June 7, 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, May 28





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