Biofuel Revolution Bringing Jobs to Lumberton

      SynSel Energy, Inc. of Elmhurst, IL is partnering with a US-based financier and G and C Industrial Services of Lumberton, MS to develop a $300 Million biorefinery in Lumberton.  The plant will use state-of-the-art, environmentally-responsible technology to produce clean second-generation biofuels from the area’s abundant wood waste and forest …Read More

Prescribed Burning Program Accepting Applications

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is continuing its partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, Wildlife Mississippi, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Mississippi Forestry Commission and others to provide cost-share for prescribed burning on private lands. Since its …Read More

Columbia School District Registration to begin

Columbia School District centralized student registration will be held on Thursday, July 27; Monday, July 31st and Tuesday, August 1st; 8:00am-5:00pm. Students in grades K-2 will register at Columbia Primary School and students in grades 3-12 will register at Columbia High School. Please bring two current proofs of residency. Columbia …Read More

Flash Flooding Concerns Increase

Rain is expected to increase through the day today, and especially into tonight, as a tropical disturbance moves closer to the Gulf Coast. Flooding potential will slowly increase with totals of a few inches possible in some spots by later tonight. There is a Flash Flood Watch for the area …Read More

Drug arrests in Marion County this past weekend.

The following is a list of people arrested during a drug sweep in Marion County this past weekend by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. These are arrests are the result of ongoing investigations. Pardeep Kumar            Possession of a controlled substance Sanjeev Kumar             Possession of a controlled substance Rykera Peters                Possession …Read More