December 2, 2010
Byhalia, Holly Springs parades this weekend
Christmas parades are this week in Byhalia and Holly Springs and the following week in Potts Camp.
The Town of Byhalia will sponsor its first annual Christmas Parade this Friday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the Town of Byhalia, 662-838-2135.
Also this Friday, the Christmas Tree and Display Lighting will be held at Brunswick Park in historic downtown Byhalia starting at 5:30 p.m.
All are encouraged to visit downtown Byhalia Friday and celebrate the season.
The Light Up the Town Lighting Contest runs from December 12-16 in Byhalia with judging on December 16. It is sponsored by the Byhalia Garden Club and Byhalia Beautiful. There will be cash prizes in business and residential categories.
The Holly Springs Christmas Parade, sponsored by the chamber of commerce, will be held this Saturday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.
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.
Byhalia police officers go to variety of calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 46 calls last week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 15; escorts, 11; juveniles, 2; thefts, 1; disturbances, 2; animals, 1; assists, 3; motor vehicle accidents, 1; fires, 1; medical, 9.
Byhalia police officers also made seven arrests during the past week.
Friends of Library meeting next Tuesday
Friends of the Library will meet Tuesday, Dec. 7, at noon at the main branch on Gholson Avenue in Holly Springs.
The guest speaker will be Kristin Lamberson, naturalist and horticulturist with the National Audubon Society at Strawberry Plains. She will talk about winter gardening.
A business session will be at 11:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served.
Christmas greetings in paper December 16
The South Reporter’s Christmas greetings section will be published December 16. Call 662-252-4261 for more information.
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