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The mayor and board of aldermen approved Tennessee Valley Authority’s offer to provide long-term support for the maintenance and reliability of local power distributors, specific

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The Marshall County Correctional Facility float, Aladdin Christmas, was the first-place winner Saturday evening in the Holly Springs Christmas Parade.

Food trucks parking on private drives and making sales along busy thoroughfares was a topic during a county supervisors’ meeting in December.

Four annexation study areas are under consideration for the City of Holly Springs.

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Holly Springs police, fire and utility service personnel are pictured at the intersection of Randolph Street and Van Dorn Avenue Monday afternoon. Sgt.

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During the recent Christmas Open House in downtown Holly Springs, Cheryl “Balloon Granny” Wortham shows off her balloon magic to Holly Springs police officers Tawandra Butler and

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Application for a grant from Delta Regional Authority to put in a 12-inch water line for an economic development megasite is in the making, said Justin Hall, executive director o

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Cassie Bonner performs during the City of Holly Springs Veterans Day event on November 8.

The overriding theme of the City of Holly Springs’ Veterans Day celebration was “thank a veteran.”

The Holly Springs Board of Aldermen approved a list of blighted properties up for demolition.

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Noah Johnson and Keaturah Wright, Mr. and Miss NAACP, wave to the crowd during the Rust College Founders’ Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 9, in downtown Holly Springs. For more photos, see page 14.

 

Since discussions of how to manage the Marshall County Fairgrounds have been piecemeal, the board of supervisors decided to consolidate discussions into one long meeting.

Opinion

In the past 35 years, during most of the Christmas parades I’ve attended, I’ve been taking photos.

In preparation for Christmas gift giving, I’ve been cleaning my sewing room.

Sports

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T.J. Jackson (5) of Potts Camp soars to the hoop with Byers’ Malik Glover (20) going for the block.

Marshall County rivals Potts Camp and H.W. Byers hooked up in a pair of close games on the hardwood Tuesday of last week.

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Ded’drick Faulkner (14) looks to shoot from inside the lane.

It was a successful start for the Holly Springs Hawks versus Region 2-3A competition.

This column, which appears in newspapers across Mississippi, is usually written on Sunday for publication no sooner than Wednesday.

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Julia Vaughn (4) of the Lady Hawks takes a jump shot in the lane in a victory over Rosa Fort at the Byhalia Shootout.

The Holly Springs Hawks picked up a pair of big wins prior to Thanksgiving and then split against a couple of tough foes after the holiday.

The Potts Camp Cardinals finished the pre-Thanksgiving portion of their schedule undefeated.

At least two lessons can be learned from last week’s Egg Bowl, the 114th in the history of the series that matches Ole Miss and Mississippi State.

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(Left photo) JaQuives “Nuk” Muse (right) of Potts Camp is defended by Byhalia’s Ladarius Rucker. (Right photo) Shaleigha Faulkner puts up a shot for the Lady Cardinals as Darianna Wilson (22) of the Lady Indians tries to distract her.
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Karah Nicholson (14) cashes in a lay-up versus West Memphis.

Marshall Academy basketball teams coasted to wins over West Memphis Christian (Ark.) last week, home and away.

It is from an unbiased perspective these eyes have viewed more Egg Bowls than the brain can remember – more than 40 now. I came late to this 118-year-old party.

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Kendrick Stephens (left) of H.W. Byers and Marquavous Jones of Holly Springs go after the basketball in court action last week.

It was far from easy for both Holly Springs teams as they turned back Marshall County rival H.W. Byers Tuesday night, Nov. 12, at home.

Potts Camp teams opened last week with dominant victories over Falkner.

Notes, quotes and an opinion or two, while considering the home office of the Southeastern Conference, surely the mostly wildly successful league in college sports history, was f

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