September 11, 2008
Election next Tuesday for Town of Byhalia alderman
Town of Byhalia residents will select a new alderman next week.
The special election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16. Voting hours will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at one voting precinct, Byhalia Town Hall, located at 161 Highway 309 South.
The five candidates are Daylon Cannon, Frederick “Rick” DeBardeleben, Thomas Reagh, Joe Tunstall and Ray Woods.
The mayor and board recently declared the vacancy on the board of aldermen due to the death of Terry Sawyer.
The winner will fill the remainder of Sawyer’s term, which expires June 30, 2009.
Next year is an election year for all municipal officials.
Poker Run activities Sept. 13 to help raise money for Wall
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce and the VFW are raffling a motor scooter with proceeds helping to bring the Veterans Memorial Wall to Holly Springs in November.
Tickets, $20 each, are available from chamber board members or any VFW member. Only 500 will be sold.
A poker run this Saturday at the VFW, will also raise money for the Memorial Wall. The event, which starts at 9 a.m., will also include a silent auction, barbecue plates and whole Boston butts, a rock-climbing wall, a jousting ring and live entertainment. There will be a bike/car show at 2 p.m.
For more information, call 662-252-2943.
South Reporter unveils Spry magazine this week
Spry, a new monthly health and wellness magazine dedicated to “celebrating the vitality in all of us,” debuts in The South Reporter today as an insert in the newspaper.
Each edition of Spry will include a broad range of timely and insightful articles about health, nutrition, fitness, and more. Features will include recipes for healthy food that your whole family will love, fun ideas for getting active, and easy-to-follow advice for dealing with everyday health issues, like getting a great night’s sleep, and easing aches and pains.
Spry not only provides the tools to achieve a healthy life, but it showcases readers’ success stories to keep others inspired and motivated to live healthier and happier every day. It will be a regular monthly insert in The South Reporter on the second week of every month.
Annual Kudzu Festival set for Oct. 22-25 downtown
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Kudzu Festival in downtown Holly Springs – October 22-25.
It will include a carnival, crafts, barbecue, 5K run, entertainment and more. For more information, call 662-252-2943.
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