(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Fire Department Firefighter Forrest Cawley.)
Q: When and where were you born?
Military training will be held for the next few nights beginning Monday, May 7 at the former Columbia Training School property that will include low-flying helicopters.
Officials said they wanted to inform the public so that people would not be alarmed.
The Marion County Civic Theater is being brought back to life, and auditions for its first production are set for next week.
This year, the first week in May will mark the 144th running of "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” The Kentucky Derby. This race is the first in the "Triple Crown" of thoroughbred racing for 3-year-old horses, the others being the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore and the Belmont Stakes in Elmont Park, N.Y.
Should the sale of beer and wine be allowed in Columbia on Sundays?
That’s a topic that the Columbia Board of Aldermen may consider at a later date after Mark Retcho addressed the Board Tuesday and raised the question along with several others.
The following land transactions were recorded in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of April 24:
• J.D. Dillon to J.D. Dillon Jr. for property.
• Wendy A. Hammond and Robert Kevin Hammond to Wendy A. Hammond for property.
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, April 23
The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office during the week of April 23:
• Robert Andy Turnage of Foxworth and Jennifer Nicole Combs of Brookhaven.
• William Felder Mixon of Columbia and Lois Bernice Archie of Petal.