Thursday, October 30, 2014
Polls open 7 to 7 Tuesday for election
Election day arrives next Tuesday, Nov. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The ballot includes contested races for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Chancery Court Judge (District 18, Places 1 and 2), and Circuit Court Judge (District 3, Place 2).
Circuit clerk Lucy Carpenter reminds everyone that Voter ID will be required. If a voter does not have a proper photo ID, he or she can come to the circuit clerk’s office and get one.
For a sample ballot, see page 12.
Absentee voting continues in the Marshall County Circuit Clerk’s office for the general election. Regular office hours for absentee voting are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The circuit clerk’s office will also be open for absentee voting this Saturday, Nov. 1, until 12 noon, which is the deadline for voting absentee in person at the office.
MDOT forum Thursday on Hwy. 4 bridge work
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Holly Springs High School cafeteria.
The purpose is to discuss plans to replace the Highway 4 East Bridge over the railroad track on Salem Avenue in the city limits of Holly Springs.
Citizens are invited to attend the meeting to learn important information and express their opinions or concerns on replacing the existing bridge.
Reminder to ‘fall back’ this weekend
Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. Remember to wind your clocks back one hour prior to going to bed Saturday night, Nov. 1.
Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.
Clarification given in meth lab story
The South Reporter has been asked to clarify a news story about a meth lab explosion that ran in last week’s newspaper.
Homeowners who live at the address listed in the story were away from home when the incident occurred and the man who was burned did not reside at the property or have permission to be on the property.
The meth lab was not on the property, but at another location, and the burn victim came to the address to use the water hose, according to residents at the address.
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