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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Jones Companies’ Eric Lucas.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Hattiesburg Aug. 5, 1978.

 

For more than 100 years, Colonial Funeral Home has been located at 323 Second St. in Columbia and has honored deep-rooted family values with care and support.

A new minivan, donated by a Columbia man, will help WINGS continue its mission helping abused women.

The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter liberated 18 felines from a home Thursday at 1221 Barnes Ave.

Broom gets 5 years probation in plea bargain

Former Marion County Chief Deputy Jeff Broom will serve five years of probation after pleading guilty to the felony charge of obtaining a prescription by larceny.

Marion County teams got off to a solid start to the season Friday night as Columbia and East Marion both won big, while Columbia Academy fought hard but lost a tough one by one point.



Jail Docket: July 26, 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.

 







Land Transactions: July 21, 2018

By STAFF,

The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of July 9:

 

July 9

• Steed A. Sears and Janice H. Sears to Adrienne Blanchard for property.

• Frank L. Echols to Janet Echols Minor and Alecia Janet Minor for property.



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