Thursday, April 15, 2010
Board OKs application for light
By SUE WATSON
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors approved a request from the City of Holly Springs for an application for State Aid Program funds to install an intersection and traffic signal at J.M. Ash Drive and Craft Street.
The project is estimated to cost $752,000 and will be paid for with federal earmark dollars, according to Don Hollingsworth, utility manager with the city.
By SUE WATSON
This weekend one antebellum home that has not been on the tour during the Holly Springs Pilgrimage in over 30 years will be open.
Cuffawa, Holly Springs’ oldest home, was built in 1832 by Charles Niles, and is the home of Diane Greer and family. The Greers bought the house in the spring of 1984 after falling in love with the yard.
City considers quotes on gate
By SUE WATSON
The main gate at Hill Crest Cemetery may not be repaired before Pilgrimage, but the board of aldermen voted unanimously to accept the lowest and best bid to fix the gate post as soon as the state gives its OK.
Museum celebrates ‘grand re-opening’
Senator Roger Wicker will be in Holly Springs Saturday, April 17, to cut the ribbon at the “grand re-opening” of the renovated Marshall County Historical Museum, which is also celebrating its 40th birthday.
“It will be a stellar day for the museum,” said Lois Swaney Shipp, museum curator. “We are thrilled that Senator Wicker will be here, and we will also be honoring our board of supervisors, because without them, we would not be here. The supervisors are men of vision who could see that the museum, which is all about the past, is really all about the future.”
Some residents want additional garbage pickup
By ANDRE LOCKETT
Holly Springs residents have only one opportunity each week to have their garbage cart emptied but some wish the trash pickup were twice a week.
Waste Connections Inc, a solid waste collection, disposal and recycling company that serves over one million industrial, residential and commercial customers in over 23 states, is responsible for the city’s waste management needs.
City police respond to variety of calls, make arrests
Holly Springs Police Chief Robert Pearson issued the following report for the week ending April 10.
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