Thursday, November 11, 2010
Notice: early deadlines for Thanksgiving
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its Thanksgiving edition.
The November 25 newspaper will be distributed a day earlier than usual due to the Thursday holiday.
Deadline for all classified advertising for that week’s newspaper is Friday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. Deadline for all other advertising (display ads, legal notices) and for all news and photographs is Friday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m.
Christmas parades set in Marshall County
Christmas parades are on the schedule for Potts Camp, Byhalia and Holly Springs.
The Town of Byhalia will sponsor its first annual Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m.
To enter, contact the Town of Byhalia by November 12. Call 662-838-2135.
The Holly Springs Christmas Parade, sponsored by the chamber of commerce, will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.
Grand marshal this year is longtime Holly Springs alderman Garrie Colhoun.
To enter, call the chamber, 252-2515, or coordinator Greg Campbell, 544-6600. No four-wheelers or all-terrain vehicles will be allowed due to safety issues.
The Town of Potts Camp will host its parade on Saturday, Dec. 11, starting at 12 noon. For more information, call the Potts Camp Town Hall, 662-333-7285.
Free training offered for small businesses
In an effort to support small businesses or individuals who want to start a small business, the Mississippi Development Authority is offering free training that provides all the resources needed to launch, develop and maintain a successful, thriving business.
The course requires a commitment to attend four training sessions in person and four online training sessions, said Bill Mobley, executive director of the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority.
The program is a nine-month pilot training program launched by MDA’s Entrepreneur Center. It will provide qualifying businesses and entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills needed to create a successful business.
Applications need to be turned in to MDA by the first
of December and training begins in January. To obtain an application
online go to www.entrepreneurcenter.mississippi.org. Or call toll free
at 1-800-360-3323 or directly at 601-359-3593. Anyone who wants to discuss
the application process with Mobley may call IDA at 662-252-3916.
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