Thursday, September 20, 2007
Local News Briefs
Education forum scheduled Saturday at Asbury Church
The Marshall County Branch of the NAACP will sponsor an education forum Saturday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m.
The forum will be held at 10 a.m. at Asbury Church, 225 West College Avenue, in Holly Springs.
Presenters will be Irene Walton, superintendent, Holly Springs School District; Bill Renick, director, Marshall County Industrial Development Authority; and Don Randolph, superintendent, Marshall County School District.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Northeast Mississippi Job Fair September 25 in Corinth
The 2007 Northeast Mississippi WIN Job Fair will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Adam Todd, associate director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network, said, “The 2007 Northeast Mississippi WIN Job Fair is free to all job seekers. It is recommended you dress appropriately and bring a resume. Be there early because lines tend to form at the entrance.”
Job seekers will be able to meet with employers with employment opportunities in numerous fields with a wide range of job openings.
Job seekers can see which employers are attending along with their job openings on the web site, www.jobfairs.ms.gov.
For additional information, contact the WIN Job Center at 662-287-3247.
Two more arrested in Benton County investigation
Attorney General Jim Hood has confirmed two more arrests in the Benton County voter fraud investigation, bringing to 15 the total number of arrests.
Arrested last week were:
Both men were taken to the Tippah County Jail, bond set at $20,000 each, and were charged with one count conspiracy to commit voter fraud. Their next scheduled court appearance is September 24 at 9 a.m. in Benton County Justice Court.
“It is unfortunate when an elected official is charged with a crime,” said Hood. “We intend to present these cases to a Benton County Grand Jury and resolve these crimes as soon as possible.”
Annual Byhalia White Oak benefits sports association
The annual White Oak Festival in Byhalia is Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. until.
The White Oak Festival is sponsored by and benefits the Byhalia Sports Association. It will be held at the intersection of Highway 309 South and Highway 78.
For more information, call Janice Wagg at 662-838-2806.
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