They died for freedom

One of the hundreds of gravestones in Columbia’s Woodlawn Cemetery bears the name of Pfc. Jewell Roland Martin.

His body, just 21 years after it entered this world, found its final rest there May 24, 1953 — a week before Memorial Day was commemorated.

Reward for missing pack

If anyone knows the whereabouts of a packet with an elastic band around it, it was taken from an SUV during Angelique Croom’s graduation celebration at East Pearl River Baptist Association Community Center Saturday, May 19.



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