Thursday, June 27, 2013
Inauguration Monday on steps of city hall
Citizens of Holly Springs are invited to attend the swearing-in of mayor-elect Kelvin Buck and the new board of aldermen Monday, July 1.
It will take place at city hall, 160 South Memphis Street, at 9 a.m.
An inaugural prayer service will follow. It will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 100 Randolph Street, starting at 9:30 a.m. A reception will follow.
The first meeting of the new Holly Springs mayor and board is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at city hall.
Early deadlines set for next week’s newspaper
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its next edition due to Independence Day.
All deadlines for the Thursday, July 4, edition are set for this Friday, June 28. Deadline for classified advertising is Friday at 12 noon. Deadline for all other advertising (including legal notices) and submitted news items and photographs is Friday at 5 p.m.
The newspaper will be available in racks and from vendors on Tuesday, July 2. Subscribers will receive it in the mail on Wednesday, July 3.
The South Reporter office will be closed Thursday, July 4, for the holiday and reopen Friday, July 5, at 8 a.m.
“We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July as we celebrate America and its freedoms,” publisher Barry Burleson said.
Bikers and Blues starts July 11 downtown
The summer’s Bikers Night Out/Blues Alley event is set for every Thursday, starting July 11, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. in Holly Springs.
The first entertainment lineup for the annual blues bash series includes 5th Element Nation and others.
In the lineup for the following Thursday, July 18, is Phase 2.
Everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair and come out to the North Center Street alley to enjoy an evening of socializing, dancing, food and blues music. The event, sponsored by Holly Springs Main Street Chamber, is free to the public.
Parents are discouraged from bringing their small children.
Local bikers are encouraged to attend and are always welcomed, as are out-of-town riders.
Everyone is invited to visit Holly Springs, a city with “All Kinds of Character,” said Shanette Folsom, Main Street Chamber director.
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