Thursday, March 1, 2012
Holly Springs man faces child porn charge
A Holly Springs man has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, Attorney General Jim Hood announced on Thursday of last week.
Rio Jemon Jeffries, age 23, of Holly Springs, was arrested at his residence February 22 by investigators of the Attorney General’s Office, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force with assistance from the Marshall County Sheriff's Department and the Holly Springs Police Department.
Jeffries was booked into the Marshall County jail and charged with one count possession of child pornography.
If convicted, he faces between five and 40 years behind bars.
The case will be prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Brandon Ogburn of the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit.
As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
County school board will meet March 6
The Marshall County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. in the board room of the Marshall County Board of Supervisors.
The location of the meeting is 103 B North Market Street, Holly Springs.
Annual job fair set for Mar. 8 in Holly Springs
The annual Marshall-Benton Area Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rust College McMillan Gymnasium on Thursday, March 8.
Job seekers are encouraged to attend the fair and visit with as many prospective employers as possible.
Dress is casual. Children should be left at home with a sitter.
Prospective hires are encouraged to bring a typed resume, but by no means is that a requirement. Employers will provide information on their businesses, job openings, job requirements and salaries.
On the day of the fair, prospective hires are encouraged to ask for help while looking at possible new job opportunities. Volunteers from the chambers of commerce, job fair committee, and Rust College will do everything possible to assist a job seeker and prospective employers to make it a successful and happy event for all.
The job fair is sponsored by the Governor’s Job Fair Network in Mississippi.
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