Today's Top Stories

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Fire Department Firefighter Forrest Cawley.)


Q: When and where were you born?

Columbia Academy’s archery team has become accustomed to winning in MAIS, but the Cougars took it to another level last weekend.

Board of Aldermen says existing mobile home ordinance prohibits

Columbia author Brandi Perry will release her fifth novel next week and kicks off her book tour right here at home.

The Columbia Police Department is planning to host meet-and-greets in every neighborhood in the next six months.

The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office during the week of June 4:

• Thomas Caleb Williams of Carson and Victoria Lynn Johnston of Carson.

Military training coming up

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.

Fire Report: May 3, 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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