Thursday, October 23, 2014
Absentee voting continues until Nov. 1
Absentee voting continues in the Marshall County Circuit Clerk’s office for the November 4 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 the last two Saturdays before the election until noon – October 25 and November 1. Saturday, Nov. 1, at 12 noon is the deadline for voting absentee in person at the office.
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.
On election day, 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), Circuit Court Judge (District 3, Place 2). For a sample ballot, see page 15.
Town Hall Meeting scheduled October 27
The City of Holly Springs announces a Town Hall Meeting next Monday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose Building, 235 North Memphis Street.
The agenda includes a city update from Mayor Kelvin Buck and a conservation and TVA energy savings workshop.
MDOT sets forum 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.
Byhalia police officers respond to 46 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 46 calls last week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 8; escorts, 2; juveniles, 1; disturbances, 3; animals, 3; motor vehicle accidents, 1; assists, 1; medical, 14, harassment, 1; and alarm calls, 12.
Byhalia officers made four arrests last week.
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