April 16, 2009
City of Holly Springs offers absentee voting
Absentee voting is available for the City of Holly Springs primary election, scheduled for Tuesday, May 5.
The city clerk’s office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for absentee voting. It will also be open Saturday, April 25, and Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. May 2 is the last day to vote absentee in person in the city clerk’s office.
The deadline for receipt of mailed absentee ballots is Monday, May 4, in order to be counted for the primary election.
All candidates are also reminded that Tuesday, April 28, is the day when campaign finance reports are due in the city clerk’s office.
All voting in the Tuesday, May 5, primary will take place at the Holly Springs Fire Station from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If a primary runoff election is needed, it will be held on Tuesday, May 19.
All Holly Springs candidates are running as Democrats.
State, governor honor emergency dispatchers
Mississippi is recognizing the vital role public safety dispatchers play in helping citizens receive emergency services during National Telecommunicator Week.
“Our emergency first responders and our citizens depend on the information that comes from dispatchers throughout our state,” said MEMA director Mike Womack. “The information they give out is critical to the safety of responders and the general public.”
MEMA is the state’s 24-hour warning point where rapid notification may be made – all 82 counties and the Choctaw Nation in the event of an emergency. MEMA coordinates the state response to any event that may threaten life and/or property.
Governor Haley Barbour declared April 12 – 18 National Telecommunicator Week.
RC-TV2 broadcasting candidate interviews
The Rust College Political Science Department will conduct a series of one-on-one interviews with the candidates for the Holly Springs mayoral post – Patricia Selman, Andre’ DeBerry, Barry Thomas and Lawrence Riddle.
These interviews will be broadcast on RC-TV2 on Thursday, April 16, and Monday through Thursday, April 20-23, at 7 p.m. each day.
Tune in and hear the views and plans for the city from these candidates.
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