Boil Water Notice in effect

The Lampton Water Association of Columbia has issued a boil water notice for it’s members who live on Odom Lane, Friendship Church Road, Columbia Purvis Rod, Quail Lane, Lampton Hilltop Road, Robert Baggett Road and Dukes Lane due to a recent power outage at the plant. This boil water notice …Read More

Families Read First at Columbia Library this Saturday.

Families Read First Family Saturday will be this coming Saturday, April 8th at the Columbia–Marion County Public Library from 10am-11:30am. There will be a time for storytelling, crafts, fun family activities, and free books! Families Read First is a reading project designed to encourage families to spend time together reading, …Read More

Running With Caleb 5K this Weekend in Columbia

The 6th annual “Running with Caleb” 5k is scheduled for Saturday, March 18th at Friendship Park in Columbia. The benefit honors Caleb Coleman who was killed in a car accident on November 13, 2011 and two scholarships are given each year at Columbia Academy in his memory. Registration begins at …Read More

Two Local Men Set Largemouth Bass Records

     The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced that two State Fishing Lake largemouth bass records have been broken.  Mr. Brandon Hughes of Prentiss caught an 11.6 pound bass on March 5, 2017 at Lake Jeff Davis, and Mr. Wesley Bass of Columbia caught a …Read More