Thursday, July 14, 2005

Police crack identity theft case

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

A suspect has been arrested and charged with felony in an identity theft case, plus computer equipment valued at $2,500 has been recovered, according to Holly Springs Police Chief Patricia Selman.

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On N. Memphis, business owners want more parking

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Two North Memphis Street business owners say their customers have been inconvenienced due to the diminished number of parking spots following widening of the street. They asked if landscape strips could be removed to put parking spots back like they were.

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Building takes Smith’s name

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

More than 100 local dignitaries and friends and family of the late Holly Springs Mayor Eddie Lee Smith Jr. helped complete the visionary course he charted as the first elected black mayor of the city.

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Tax revenues increase

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Marshall County’s projected increase in assessed valuation on real and personal property is expected to climb by 3.7 percent this year or by just over $6 million, according to Ronnie Johnson, tax assessor.

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Ida B. Wells Festival this weekend

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Holly Springs is hosting an annual birthday celebration this weekend in honor of the late Ida B. Wells.

The big event runs Friday through Sunday and will feature a wide array of activities.

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Northeast District 4-H Horse Show draws families together at Fairgrounds

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

With the help of parents, dozens of community volunteers and the Marshall County/MSU Extension Service, area youngsters of all ages got a chance to compete in the District 4-H Horse Show last week. It was hosted by the Marshall County Fairgrounds Association at the Fairgrounds.

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Beware: lottery scams widespread

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

One letter to a Bank of Holly Springs customer from a “Lottery Resources Management Center” in Halifax, Nova Scotia, promises a payout of $250,830.

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County’s strategic planners take steps at implementation

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Marshall County, Byhalia and Holly Springs elected officials and interested citizens reviewed progress on projects and put a school mentoring and leadership program on the board as a next step toward improving education and job readiness for youth.

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Hummingbird event Sept. 9-11

Mark your calendars and make plans to attend Audubon’s celebration of the century in Holly Springs. The Sixth Annual Hummingbird Migration Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center is set for Friday, Sept. 9, through Sunday, Sept. 11, (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

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Renick takes IDA’s reins

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

William “Bill” Renick has accepted the job as executive director of Marshall County Industrial Authority.

The new IDA director was introduced to the board of supervisors at the July 5 meeting by interim director for IDA, Del Stover.

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