Jimmy Gail Corley
During a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Columbia Board of Aldermen appointed Eric Lucas to serve on the Columbia School District Board of Trustees.
The 39-year-old is a Columbia High School graduate and works for Jones Companies.
Oliver Emmerich, a conservative Mississippian who founded the company that has owned this newspaper for decades, understood more than most the danger of championing a free and independent press. During the tumultuous summer of 1963, the KKK burned crosses at his home and newspaper office, the Enterprise-Journal in McComb.
Lullabies Children’s Boutique opened in August 2016 and has offered Columbia a high-quality, one-stop shop with unbeatable prices.
Owner Kim Sullivan said her inspiration for opening the business was simple.
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.
Is a herb a herb, even if you don’t use it as one?
In an attempt to demystify a slough of simple, durable garden plants that are dauntingly lumped under one leaky umbrella by garden writers and plant societies, I insist that you don’t have to grow herbs as such to enjoy them.
A new car wash is coming to U.S. 98 near Griner Drilling Service.
Builder Jody Jordan addressed the Columbia Board of Aldermen Tuesday before the Board voted to give him a variance for an extra 5 feet, which he said is needed for proper traffic flow.
He said the tunnel-style facility will be an “Express Car Wash.”
It’s been about a month since the volleyball season began, and it’s now time for district competition to get going.
East Marion, Columbia and West Marion each played one final match last Thursday to get prepared for district with East Marion and Columbia winning in convincing fashion and West Marion losing a heartbreaker.
The East Marion Eagles got their first taste of another opponent this spring last week, playing two teams at Mount Olive.
East Marion played Wingfield (5A) and Lawrence County (4A) with 20-play scripts for both offense and defense May 10 and played up to the level of competition.
The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of July 2:
• Kathy Boyd Brister, Twila Boyd Simmons, Michelle Boyd Bruno, Kenneth Edward Boyd and Michael T. Boyd to Charles Johns for property.
Some items from new camping spots at the Columbia Water Park have already been stolen, less than a month after the Marion County Board of Supervisors upgraded the spaces.
Several years ago Mike and I were taking a “rambling” vacation in Ohio and Kentucky. It was a wonderful serendipitous trip.
Columbia High started the season on the right foot by blowing out Richton 41-8 Friday and now is preparing for the annual in-county battle with East Marion.
The Wildcats (1-0) and Eagles (0-1) will clash at 7 p.m. Friday at East Marion.
Lee and Mary Moree of Columbia, along with Jason and Melissa Rasp of Alabama, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Staci Leighanne Moree to Jeffery Aaron Lee, son of Mr. Jeffrey and Angela Lee of Bassfield. The couple will wed Oct. 14, 2017. The Rev.
My mother was a history teacher and was quite an American history buff. One of the chief subjects of her interest was Native Americans. She especially loved the story of the first Thanksgiving, always talking of how the Indians were incredibly hospitable to the people who had moved into their land.
The Woodlawn Thrift Store, located at 2108 Mississippi 13 N. in Columbia, is home to a variety of items all in the name of helping others.
Manager Brent Pendleton described all the different efforts The Thrift Store income is used to fund.