Jodie Jackson Jr.

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Welcome to a club with 1,370 members — and no purpose

The Perche Creek Yacht Club stays afloat As the largest civic club in Boone County…

These are the Columbia Board of Realtors movers and shakers for January 2023.

Movers & Shakers – January 2023

Columbia Board of Realtors Congratulations to Columbia Board of Realtors 2022 Award Winners: Joel Radman Award…

COMO’s 1 Million Cups runneth over

You have one of those light-bulb ideas that sparks your entrepreneurial inspiration, but you need…

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, with VAC Executive Director Ed Stansberry, cut the ribbon to launch VAC's 39th annual gift program.

Gifts Galore: VAC sponsors spread holiday cheer

Community volunteers and Voluntary Action Center staff filled the gymnasium at Broadway Christian Church with…

Chief of Police Geoff Jones (left) and Assistant Police Chief, Investigative Operations Support Bureau Jeremiah Hunter (right)

Taking Aim at Recruitment and Staffing Fixes

It’s been almost 20 years since Jeremiah Hunter left the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office to…

Fusus fails. For now.

A cacophony of voices supporting and opposing a security video sharing platform that Columbia police…

Room at the Inn Finds a Home

In the seven years Room at the Inn has provided overnight shelter from winter’s cold…

Community Benefits of Inflation

With inflation still squeezing money from our wallets, everything is more expensive. That affects how…

Housing Relief

An average of nearly $1 million a week is flowing from the State Assistance for…

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Not my child. When it comes to most hazards and actions that can imperil a…

Plan 529: Not Just for College

Misconceptions — and even an aura of intrigue — often color conversations about the MOST…

Lights, Camera, Action!

Matt Schacht’s filmmaking career was sparked in ninth grade history class, before the digital age,…