August. 7, 2008
County, city students return to school this week
It’s back-to-school time for area school children.
Students in the Marshall County School District and those attending Holy Family School returned to school Wednesday, Aug. 6.
Other school starting dates are Thursday, Aug. 7, Holly Springs schools; Thursday, Aug. 14, Marshall Academy; Monday, Aug. 25, Friendship Christian Academy.
For more information, contact the individual schools in the county.
Democratic committee sets meetings, elects treasurer
Upcoming meetings of the Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee are August 28, September 25 and October 30.
Meetings will be held at Marshall County Court Room B at 6 p.m. All Democratic elected officials and registered Democrats are welcome to attend.
The MDEC recently elected a treasurer and filled a delegate vacancy for District 1, Joe Louis Tunstall and Annie Murry, respectively. Also, MDEC formed a budget committee, a finance committee and a bylaws committee.
Important dates to remember:
• Monday, Sept. 22, absentee voting begins
• Saturday, Oct. 4, voter registration ends
• Saturday, Nov. 1, absentee voting ends at 12 noon
• Monday, Nov. 3, mailed absentee ballot deadline – (must be received by 5 p.m. in the circuit clerk’s office)
• Tuesday, Nov. 4, General Election Day, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Annual hummingbird event Sept. 5-7 at Strawberry
The annual Hummingbird Migration Celebration is just one month away.
The event is set for Friday-Sunday, Sept. 5-7 at the Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, 285 Plains Road, Holly Springs. It’s located just off Highway 311.
The September celebration features the spectacular fall migration of the ruby-throated hummingbird. Thousands of the tiny birds are drawn to the center’s forests, gardens and feeders.
There will be fun for all ages – wildlife demos and nature trade show, hummingbird banding and release, nature programs and guided walks.
For more on activities set for the hummingbird celebration, go to www.msaudubon.org or call 662-252-1155.
Annual Kudzu Festival set for Oct. 22-25 downtown
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce announces the annual Kudzu Festival dates – October 22-25.
For more information on the festival, call 662-252-2943.
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