Thursday, July 4, 2013
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.
The summer blues series continues each Thursday night through September 29.
Mississippi Hills plan to be presented
The Walker Collaborative of Nashville, Tenn., will give a presentation in Holly Springs concerning the full draft of the management plan for the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area.
The plan has been under development for the past two years, and the presentation will provide additional opportunities for public education and feedback.
The presentation will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at The Smiling Phoenix Cafe, 144 South Memphis Street. This is a very important presentation. The benefits to Holly Springs and surrounding areas will be immense once the plan is completed and accepted.
The presentation is open to the public; please RSVP by Monday, July 8, to the Holly Springs Tourism and Recreation Bureau, at 662-252-2515, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Byhalia police officers respond to 32 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 32 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 4; miscellaneous, 5; escorts, 8; disturbances, 1; assists, 3; motor vehicle accidents, 2; fires, 2; medical, 6; and harassment, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made five arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.
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