Thursday, March 17, 2005
Local News Briefs
celebration will honor state champions
Walking Horse Classic this Saturday at Fairgrounds
The big event gets underway at 5 p.m. at the Marshall County Fairgrounds Arena.
Tickets are $5 per person.
For more information, call the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce, 252-2943.
hearing Thursday for input on grant application
The activities for which these funds may be used are in the area of affordable housing for low and very-low income persons. More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing. It will be held at Beckley Conference Center (directly across from the entrance to Rust College) on Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.
of supervisors shifts next meeting to March 21
The meeting will be held in the Board Room, 103 B Market Street, Holly Springs.
Springs School District announces Easter vacation
School will be closed for Easter vacation on Good Friday, March 25, and the following Monday, March 28. Classes will resume after the Easter vacation on Tuesday, March 29.
job less pushes state unemployment rate up
Some 4,400 jobs were lost in retail trade alone as employers laid off workers hired during the holiday season.
Januarys rate was up 1.4 percentage points from Decembers rate of 6.3 percent.
Marshall Countys unemployment rate for January 2005 was 11.8, and Bentons was 12.3.
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