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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 19, 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.

 


Election officials seek space

By MARK ROGERS,

Marion County election commissioners say they are running out of space for storage and training at the courthouse.

They’re asking the Board of Supervisors to renovate one of the former homes at the BusinessPlex for their use, although supervisors say the county doesn’t have the money to do that.


Fire Calls: July 19, 2017

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, July 9








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