Thursday, February 13, 2014
Main Street Chamber plans Feb. 19 meeting
The Holly Springs Main Street Chamber will host its quarterly/membership meeting at Annie’s Restaurant on Wednesday, Feb. 19, starting at 6 p.m.
The guest speaker is Mayor Kelvin Buck. The former state representative was elected mayor last year and took office in July 2013.
He will talk about his first seven months as mayor and give updates on projects and issues.
Cost is $10 per person. If planning to attend the meeting, please respond to (662) 252-2943 by this Friday, Feb. 14.
The mission of the Holly Springs Main Street Chamber is to promote, improve and support the Holly Springs community as an outstanding place to live, work and do business.
“There are many benefits to membership with the Chamber, but the true power of the Chamber lies in the exposure and networking opportunities we offer,” said executive director Shanette Folsom.
New board members will be elected at the February 19 meeting.
Weather shifts tourney to Wednesday start
The North A Basketball Tournament, set to begin Tuesday of this week at Marshall Academy, was pushed back a day.
Weather permitting, the tournament will start at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The Lady Patriots, under the revamped schedule, will open tourney play at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, versus Deer Creek School, and the Patriots will play at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday versus Greenville Christian.
First-round games originally slated for Wednesday will be played Thursday, starting at 4 p.m.
The semi-finals of the North A Tournament will be Friday, beginning at 4 p.m., and the girls and boys consolation and championship contests are scheduled for Saturday, starting at 2 p.m.
Byhalia police officers respond to 29 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 29 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 10; escorts, 3; disturbances, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 4; assist, 1; fires, 1; damaged property, 1; burglaries, 3; medical, 3; alarm calls, 2.
Byhalia police officers also made one arrest during the past week, according to Chief Looney.
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