Bailey ‘Elsie’ Alford Album Released

WJDR’s 2016 Country Showdown winner, Mrs. Bailey Alford from Columbia, has released her first EP album titled ‘Elsie’. Bailey also went on to win the state competition for the Country Showdown in 2016 and since then has been working on recording and finishing her first album. Head to the link …Read More

Ramey’s Opens in Columbia

We were so thankful to be a part of the big grand opening celebrations at the new Ramey’s Marketplace in Columbia! The citizens of Columbia have been patiently anticipating this new grocery store opening ever since the former Winn Dixie location announced its closing. We got to meet all of …Read More

2017 WJDR Country Showdown

The 2017 WJDR Country Showdown is coming to Columbia on October 7th at the stage in Friendship Park at 2pm! Our winner last year, Bailey Alford from Columbia, went on to place first in the state competition which made her a spot on the national ticket! There is so much …Read More

Ferguson Federal Credit Union Open in Columbia

Ferguson Federal Credit Union has successfully opened its latest branch on High School Ave in Columbia. The people and city officials of Columbia came out to help celebrate the grand opening of the branch on Tuesday, August 1st. The Marion County Development Partnership was in attendance to welcome Ferguson to …Read More

Murder Suicide in Jefferson Davis County

An attempted murder suicide in the block of Smith Jones Road in Jefferson Davis County early Wednesday morning has left 1 injured and 2 dead. Lee Sandifer shot his girlfriend of 10 years, Christine Lewis, and 10-year old child following a domestic dispute around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31st. …Read More

Relay for Life in the Tri-County

Head on out to support a great cause for the American Cancer Society with Relay for Life events in the tri-county this Friday, May 5th. The Marion County Relay will be held at Woodlawn Church in Columbia beginning at 4:00pm. The Jefferson Davis County Relay will be held at the …Read More

New Credit Union Branch in Monticello

Ferguson Federal Credit Union has opened a new branch on Broad Street in Monticello. Across from Lawrence County Hospital, the new branch is a full service institution offering rewards checking, credit opportunities, insurance and much more to the community! A wonderful crowd turned out for the grand opening and ribbon …Read More

34th Annual Run for the Roses in Prentiss

The 34th annual Run for the Roses 5K race was Saturday, April the 8th and lots of folks from the local area and beyond were in attendance. Runners and walkers flocked into town on the crisp, cool Spring morning to take on the 5K challenge. The overall race winner was …Read More