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Kline-Elkins to wed

By STAFF,

Daniel and Kathy Kline of Semmes, Ala., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lesley Ann Kline of Semmes, Ala., to Gregory Shawn Elkins of Columbia, son of Greg Elkins and Dawn Greer of Columbia.



Child porn arrest made

By MARK ROGERS,

Columbia police arrested a man Wednesday and charged him with felony counts of child molestation and child pornography.

David Stogner, 27, was arrested at his Horseshoe Drive home and appeared in Marion County Justice Court before Judge Gwen Broom Thursday morning. Stogner’s bond was set at $55,000.


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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.









City chipping away at blight

By MARK ROGERS,

The Columbia Board of Aldermen Tuesday accepted a $2,400 bid to tear down one of the many dilapidated houses on the list of blighted properties.

Doyle Miller Excavating will demolish and remove the debris from 518 Bullis St. after submitting the lowest of three bids. MML Enterprises bid $2,475 and Bates and Son Dozer LLC $2,700.



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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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