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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.










City to explore annexation

By MARK ROGERS,

The City of Columbia may grow its borders if a study approved by the Board of Aldermen Monday shows the expansion is feasible.

In a special meeting Monday, the Board, Mayor Justin McKenzie and engineers Jeff Dungan and Sean Burns met with Mike Slaughter of Slaughter and Associates for nearly two hours at City Hall.


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