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.


Union precinct will move

By MARK ROGERS,

Voters in the Union precinct in eastern Marion County will change locations for future elections.
The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Monday to move the polling place from a privately owned building on Lampton Hilltop Road to the Keno Fire Station at the corner of East Baylis Chapel and Lampton Hilltop roads.




Fire Report: April 19, 2018

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, April 9
• Medical, 459 Riley Road, 6:02 p.m., Tri-Community responded.


Strawberries and Cream Cake: Not the prettiest but the tastiest

By FRAN GINN,

Yesterday I bought some absolutely delicious strawberries. Besides just eating them straight from the plastic container, I began thinking of different combinations of strawberries — strawberries and ice cream, strawberries and pound cake, strawberries and cream. This recipe satisfies all those strawberry cravings.





Greer-Hitt to wed

By STAFF,

Dale and Angela Greer of Columbia announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jensen Kali Greer of Columbia, to Zachary Charles Hitt of Columbia, son of Huey and Sherry Hitt of Columbia.


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