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

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

JA of Columbia Seeking Recruits

Junior Auxiliary of Columbia is recruiting women at least 25 years of age who want to make a positive impact on children across Marion county. JA of Columbia contributes thousands of volunteer hours and thousands of dollars annually to improve the mental, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children in …Read More

Election Results for Columbia and Prentiss

The Election Results for the city of Columbia (unofficial) Mayor: Justin W. McKenzie             883 Calvin “Scope” Newsome     436   Alderman at Large: Edward Hough     695 Chris Brumfield    601     Alderman Ward 4: Mike Smith                        202 …Read More