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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.

Miller-Hart to wed

By STAFF,

Dr. Bill and Arlene Miller of Columbia announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Greysen Miller of Washington, D.C., to Jacob Hart of Washington, D.C., son of Steve and Jackie Hart of Cincinnati, Ohio.



Jail Docket: April 5, 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.

 


Adventures in Eating: A different kind of Easter

By FRAN GINN,

In the Deep South Easter meant new clothes, Easter eggs, “Up from the Grave He Arose” and a large lunch after church with my grandparents. I listened to the teachings in Sunday School of Jesus being crucified and rising on Easter Sunday. I guess I thought that everyone around the world marked the occasion known as “Easter” just as I did.




Fire Report: March 29, 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, Mar. 19





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