Thursday, July 7, 2005

Officials take oath; mayor touts progress

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Mayor Andre’ DeBerry, after being sworn in for his second full term, said he will continue to dream big.

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Clerk updates board on voting

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Circuit clerk Lucy Carpenter reported to the board of supervisors last week that plans for changes in voter registration at the state and county level are on target but voting machine requirements set for implementation by Jan. 1, 2006, have not been ironed out.

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Looking back with joy
  • Strickland leaving classroom

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Irene Strickland has retired after 31 years of teaching home economics at Potts Camp. With retirement from the school district comes a new career. She now is a partner with Betty Burch at Jennie’s Flowers in Holly Springs.

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State introduces new voting machines

Secretary of State Eric Clark announced last week that new touch-screen voting machines have been selected for the 2006 elections, following a thorough and careful study by the state selection committee.

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Police give tips to avoid scams

Pigeon droppers are not targeting the elderly anymore, according to a press release from the Holly Springs Police Department.

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Heritage trail concept draws interest

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Local interest is growing in heritage tourism as attested by a crowd of 30 who attended a second community meeting at Holly Springs City Hall Thursday, June 16.

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