Thursday, April 12, 2007
Election slated for Tuesday in Potts Camp; one withdraws
One candidate has withdrawn from next week’s special election in the Town of Potts Camp.
Town clerk Marie Tate said Sabrina Porter dropped out of the race for a vacant alderman position.
The four candidates are Kevin Harris, Dollean Porter, J.C. Pruitt Jr., and James “Johnny” Westmoreland.
The special election is set for Tuesday, April 17. Alderman Al Beard died February 24, almost halfway through his four-year term and leaving a vacancy on the five-member board.
Voting on April 17 will take place at town hall. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The term will run through June 2009.
Sign-up deadline April 23for AARP Safe Driving class
An AARP Safe Driving class has been scheduled at the Marshall County Library in Holly Springs for April 24 and 25.
The class will meet from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
AARP Safe Driving classes are eight-hour driver education refresher courses for drivers 50 years of age and over. The law in Mississippi mandates that students 55 years of age and up who complete the class be entitled to receive an appropriate discount on their automobile insurance premium for the following three years.
You do not have to be a member of AARP to enroll and you will not be required to pass any exams or tests. You must attend both four-hour sessions to receive your completion certificate. To register for the class, call 662-252-3823 at the library before April 23. A $10 materials fee is payable at the start of the first day of class. Class size will be limited to 25 students. Please pay by cash only.
Marshall County Library is happy to sponsor this AARP Safe Driver class as a service to all mature drivers in Holly Springs and the surrounding communities.
Holly Springs Chamber plans quarterly luncheon April 26
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will hosts its quarterly luncheon Thursday, April 26, at 12 noon at Dreamland.
Guest speaker will be State Senator Ralph Doxey (District 2), who will speak on activities in the State Legislature during the 2007 session.
Introductions of all candidates who have qualified for the upcoming election will be made during the luncheon. All candidates are invited to attend.
Tickets are $10 if purchased or reserved in advance, $12 at the door.
Call the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce at 252- 2943 for more information.
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