Thursday, September 29, 2005

Marshall moving forward
• Manufacturing/warehousing growth takes hold

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Developers are looking at new opportunities for industry and warehousing in Marshall County’s Expanded Chickasaw Trails Industrial Park every week, according to Bill Renick, executive director of Marshall County Industrial Development Authority.

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Helping evacuees benefits community most

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Five families from the New Orleans, La., area brought a miracle to Holly Springs in wondrous and mystical ways following the flood of New Orleans four weeks ago. The families’ journey to Holly Springs, how they were helped, and what life is like now for them on a hurricane-wrecked coast is the topic of this story.

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County schools show progress

Accountability results recently released show that five of the seven schools in the Marshall County School District were rated as “successful.”

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Late night fire destroys Potts Camp business

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Potts Camp Volunteer Fire Department put out a fire at Bates Quick Stop in Potts Camp late Sunday but the business was destroyed, according to Marshall County fire investigator Jevon Atkins.

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Special session deals with storm’s aftermath

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Mississippi lawmakers are in special session this week to discuss issues to mitigate the effects of Hurricane Katrina on local governments and communities, according to Sen. Ralph Doxey of Holly Springs.

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Funding obligated for debris cleanup on coast

Gov. Haley Barbour announced Tuesday that $104 million in public assistance funding has been expedited for debris removal in five local governments.

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Head Starts hosts Business After Hours

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

ICS Head Start hosted the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours last week. ICS celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

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Lawn mower, bicycle stolen in Holly Springs

The Holly Springs Police Department reports a lawn mower and bicycle were recently stolen in the city.

A lawn mower was reported stolen from the 100 block of Randolph Street on September 20. The mower is described as a Murry 4.6, red with black handles.

A bicycle was reported stolen in the 400 block of West College Street on September 26. The bicycle is a black and gold Mongoose with silver pegs on both tires.

Anyone having knowledge of these incidents or the location of the property should contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.


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