By BARRY BURLESON
There will be a complete change in Holly Springs city government in July.
A new mayor and five new aldermen will take the oath of office to serve the next four years.
In Tuesday’s runoff election, Tim Liddy regained his old seat, defeating incumbent Johnnie Bagley-Johnson for the alderman at-large position. Liddy got 995 votes to Bagley-Johnson’s 475
City runoff races next Tuesday
Holly Springs voters go back to the polls next week to decide three seats on the board of aldermen.
On the Tuesday, May 21, runoff ballot will be races for alderman at-large, alderman Ward 2 and alderman Ward 4.
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Top officials with Roxul and parent company Rockwool, along with local and state leaders, broke ground in Marshall County last week for Roxul’s first stone wool manufacturing facility in the United States.
Rockwool, a Denmark-based company, is the world’s largest producer of stone wool insulation.
Firearms ordinance revisited
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors discussed a problem with the discharge of firearms in Bennett Circle after a resident complained of bullets hitting her house.
The sheriff’s office sent a deputy to the subdivision and a deputy dug out a bullet from the residence, according to District 4 supervisor George Zinn III. He asked the county board attorney what the penalties are for discharging a firearm in a subdivision.
Education top topic of update
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors recently received an update on legislative activity in Jackson.
Sen. Bill Stone, county board consultant Gary Anderson, and Rep. Kelvin Buck advised the board on what could be in the offing this year in education and other matters.
Potts Camp area
Marshall County sheriff’s investigators are asking the public for tips which may help solve about four burglaries that took place over the last couple of weeks in Potts Camp.
Sheriff Kenny Dickerson said his office is offering a reward to anyone who provides tips that will help solve the residential burglaries.
City receives two Brownfields grants
By SUE WATSON
Micheal Crittle, director of public works in Holly Springs, announced last week that the city has received notice of the award of two Brownfields land revitalization grants from the EPA.
The two grants of $200,000 each are to assess the presence of hazardous substances and petroleum in old business sites.
Police go to 111 calls
Officers with the Holly Springs Police Department responded to 111 calls last week, according to chief William Hollowell.
The calls to police included – disturbances, 8; alarms, 14; larcenies, 7; accidents, 14; assists to agencies, 8; burglaries, 3; 911 hang-ups, 1; malicious mischief, 2; domestics, 4; checks on homebound, 1; and 49 miscellaneous calls.
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