Kayla Hammond loves walking among nature.
The Columbia High School junior recently completed a project that will help others in the area who enjoy the outdoors: an interactive trail at the Columbia Water Park.
A pair of hearings for variances for properties on Church Street will take place next month.
The Columbia Board of Aldermen set the hearings as citizens and Building Inspector Lonnie Stringer discussed in one case, new construction and in another, a change of occupancy for a structure.
The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of July 9:
• Steed A. Sears and Janice H. Sears to Adrienne Blanchard for property.
• Frank L. Echols to Janet Echols Minor and Alecia Janet Minor for property.
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.
With two entities considering use of the Marion County BusinessPlex for drug rehab services, the Board of Supervisors heard an update from one Monday.
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.
An Angie, La., woman faces felony shoplifting charges after allegedly stealing more than $1,200 worth of electronics from Walmart in Columbia over the weekend.