February 5, 2009
County school board to meet February 10 at Potts Camp
The Marshall County Board of Education will meet for the regular board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. at Potts Camp School, 7050 Church Avenue, Potts Camp.
Mayor seeks funding to complete bypass project
Mayor Andre’ DeBerry, in a press release, announced that last week while at the state capitol, he participated in meetings with chairman Percy Watson of the House Ways and Means Committee and chairman Tyrone Ellis of the House Public Utilities Committee.
DeBerry presented a request for funding to Watson, seeking $2,500,000 for completion of the North Holly Springs Industrial Park Road.
“This will allow for the completion of the Access Road to connect Highway 78 at the West Holly Springs exit,” DeBerry said.
“In addition it will allow for the development of industrial and commercial lands along the bypass. This will allow the completion of the road that was stopped because of project budget shortfalls.”
Mayor DeBerry also met with Ellis to discuss energy projects (specifically renewable energy) and concerns about rising rates to customers.
Area job fair is March 3 on Rust campus in Holly Springs
The annual Marshall-Benton Area Job Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, at the McMillan Gym on the campus of Rust College.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Joe Buckner at 601-321-6154 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holly Springs school board moves meeting to Feb. 12
The regular meeting of the board of trustees of the Holly Springs School District, normally held on the second Tuesday of each month, has been scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the Holly Springs High School Library, 165 North Walthall Street.
Byhalia policemen respond to accidents, other calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 37 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 6; motor vehicle accidents, 3; burglaries, 1; disturbances, 1; domestic-related calls, 3; escorts, 5; animal-related calls, 2; assists, 2; medical assistance, 5; fires, 2; miscellaneous calls, 6; damaged property, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made 13 arrests during the past week.
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