Today's Top Stories

As storms swept through the region this morning, Marion County law enforcement and first responders were kept busy.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Sunshine Frozen Foods owner Joe Ball.)


Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Hattiesburg July 22, 1975.


State Bank is a full-service, FDIC insured bank working with commercial and consumer customers alike and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary in Columbia.

District Attorney Hall Kittrell pointed out services available to those who fall prey to criminals as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week this past week.

Jennifer Baughman started the school year by cooking breakfast for West Marion Primary School staff.

2017 was a busy year for Main Street Columbia Inc.

Director Nik Ingram spoke with the Columbia Board of Aldermen at the April 3 meeting and shared some insight into things going on with the organization and in downtown Columbia.

Fire Report: March 22, 2018


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.


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