December 27, 2007
Local News Briefs
Registration deadline Jan. 15 for next leadership class
Leadership Marshall County 2008 begins with an overnight retreat January 24-25.
This is the fourth session of Leadership Marshall, which trains today’s leaders to become visionaries for the future of the area.
Class enrollment is set for about 30, with the enrollment deadline of January 15.
Participation in these classes has historically been diverse, including local elected officials, school administrators, business and corporate leaders and staff, bankers and individuals taking advantage of self-improvement and networking opportunities.
Monthly meetings will be rotated around the county. Those dates are February 28, March 20, April 17, May 15, with graduation June 19.
To sign up for class, contact Sarah Sawyer in Byhalia at 662-838-8127.
In Holly Springs, contact Janet Jolley at 662-252-3541 or Susan Jordan at 662-252-2943.
Early deadlines in place for next week’s newspaper
There will be early deadlines for next week’s edition of The South Reporter, due to the New Year’s holiday.
Deadline for all classified advertising for the January 3 newspaper will be this Friday, Dec. 28, at 12 noon.
Deadline for all display advertising, legal notices, news and photographs is this Friday, Dec. 28, at 5 p.m.
The South Reporter will be delivered on the regular schedule next week.
The South Reporter office will be closed Tuesday, New Year’s Day. It will reopen January 2 at 8 a.m. Call 252-4261 or 838-4844.
“We hope everyone has a Happy New Year,” said publisher Barry Burleson. “Thanks for supporting your community newspaper in 2007, and we look forward to our 143rd year in 2008.”
Government offices closing next Tuesday, New Year’s Day
City and county offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday.
They will reopen Wednesday morning, Jan. 2, for regular hours.
Swearing-in ceremony set January 3 for elected officials
All Marshall County elected officials are scheduled to take the oath of office Thursday, Jan. 3, at 9 a.m. in the upstairs courtroom at the courthouse, according to circuit clerk Lucy Carpenter.
Supreme Court Justice Chuck Easley will officiate.
The public is invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony. Newly-elected officials will serve four-year terms, through December 2011.
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