Thursday, August 28, 2014
Early deadlines set for next week’s edition
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its Thursday, Sept. 4, edition due to the Labor Day holiday.
Deadline for classified advertising is Friday, Aug. 29, at 12 noon. Deadline for all other advertising (legal notices and display), plus all news items, is Friday, Aug. 29, at 5 p.m.
The South Reporter office will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.
Hummingbird event Sept. 5-7 at Audubon
The annual Hummingbird Migration Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center is just over a week away.
The big event, which draws thousands of visitors, will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 5-7, at the center just off Highway 311 near Holly Springs. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Lots of programs will be available – from hummingbirds and bats, to butterflies and snakes, and more. For more information on the celebration, go to strawberryplains.audubon.org.
Annual Wrecking Ball Sept. 20 at Chalmers
The Wrecking Ball, an evening of music, food and fellowship put on by Preserve Marshall County & Holly Springs, is Saturday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m.
The evening will feature musical entertainment by national recording artist Shannon McNally and Willie Bearden, film maker and author.
Dinner will be prepared by Tyler Clancy. A silent auction will also help raise money for the restoration of historic Chalmers Institute. Tours of the facility will be available.
Tickets are $40 a person or $75 a couple if purchased prior to September 18. They can be purchased at the door at $50 for singles and $100 for couples. There will be a cash bar.
The event is from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at 151 SW Boundary.
Byhalia police officers respond to 34 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 34 calls last week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 6; escorts, 7; disturbances, 2; animals, 3; motor vehicle accidents, 3; assists, 1; fires, 1; damaged property, 1; medical, 6; harassment, 1; and alarm calls, 3.
Byhalia police also made four arrests last week, according to Chief Looney.
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