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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.






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Dr. Mark Allen Stevens

By STAFF,

Dr. Mark Allen Stevens

66, Columbia

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. by the family on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church for Dr. Mark Allen Stevens, 66, of Columbia, who passed away on Wednesday, June 13 after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).



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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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