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(Left photo) Marquavous Jones (21) of the Hawks and a Water Valley player chase a loose basketball. (Right) Kennedy Faulkner (15) of the Lady Hawks works inside the lane.

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Randy Ranoy Readus (left photo) and Julius Alexander Black (right photo), suspects in the armed robbery of Walmart January 6, are escorted from municipal court Thursday by investigator Perry Pipkin, investigator Jason Mills and Maj. Kelly McMillen with the Marshall County Sheriff's Department.

Two armed robbery suspects made an initial appearance in municipal court Thursday before Judge Amanda Smith, and they are being held without bond.

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Volunteers with the Southern Baptist Association, of which Opulent Life is a part, are repairing the facade of the building on Memphis Street in Holly Springs.

Security at the Marshall County Fairgrounds will likely be stepped up due to breaking and entering and theft, according to Ken Jones, director of zoning and fairgrounds.

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Dwight Harris

Holly Springs Police Chief Dwight Harris has resigned. He is leaving to take a job with the Olive Branch Police Department.

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Law enforcement officers are pictured at the scene Tuesday morning in Holly Springs where two suspects in Walmart robberies were arrested.

A rash of armed robberies of Walmart stores in the area ended Tuesday in Holly Springs when officers rammed a late model black Cadillac believed to have been just used in the rob

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Renee Tice gets the COVID-19 vaccine from Nancy Boatwright, FNP, with Williams Medical Clinic in Holly Springs. Looking on is Susie Tice, also in for a vaccine.

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Snow covers a Nandina bush in Potts Camp on Monday. Marshall County received its first snow of the winter, but it was light compared to what fell in other parts of the state.

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IG Design Group, which located in Marshall County at the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park last summer, is planning to expand and add new jobs.

IG Design Group, a gift wrapping production and distribution company, has announced an expansion of its operations in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park.

Marshall County and Holly Springs school districts are gearing up for post-holiday instruction in what continues to be challenging times due to COVID-19.

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Holly Springs Buildings and Grounds Department employees take down an old, decayed oak tree recently at Hill Crest Cemetery. The tree was beginning to drop limbs.

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The historic Walter Place, on West Chulahoma Avenue, is drawing lots of attention this holiday season with its decorations.

A suspect faces multiple charges after a shooting incident Monday afternoon in Marshall County.

Opinion

I'd never said "Merry January" before.

Wednesday of this week the United States of America will inaugurate a new president.

And this time, it’s scary.

The year 2020 was difficult, to say the least. It will long be remembered for its trials and tribulations.

Sports

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(Left photo) Marquavous Jones (21) of the Hawks and a Water Valley player chase a loose basketball. (Right) Kennedy Faulkner (15) of the Lady Hawks works inside the lane.

Both Holly Springs basketball teams returned from long layoffs in good fashion Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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Dee Howell scores two of his 18 points January 12 at home.

The Marshall Academy Patriots began District 1-3A competition last week with a bang ­ two easy wins over Kirk Academy.

Don’t look now, but we suddenly have a competitive Ole Miss-Mississippi State women’s basketball rivalry. At last.

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Chaynce Collins of the Lady Cardinals goes between a couple of Strayhorn defenders.

The Potts Camp Lady Cardinals tipped off the 2021 portion of their season with a pair of dominant wins.

High school athletic teams in Marshall County will see some changes when it comes to district competition in 2021-2023.

This was before Julius Harper Davis became Mr. Mississippi State and a standout on some of the greatest Bulldog football teams in history.

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H.W. Byers players cashing in lay-ups versus Dyersburg,Tenn., last week are Jabari Wright (5) and Michael James (2).

The H.W. Byers basketball team passed its post-Christmas test with flying colors last week.

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Hallie Turner of MA releases a short shot versus Magnolia Heights Dec. 11.

Marshall Academy’s basketball season has taken a new turn.

Starting running back Jerrion Ealy, the blur who wears No. 9 for Ole Miss, was injured and unable to play in Saturday’s Outback Bowl. No problem.

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Andre Jones, coach of the Holly Springs Hawks, is pictured giving instructions to his team from the sideline in a game earlier this season.

The Holly Springs Hawks closed 2020 with a bang.

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Michael James (2) of Byers scores on a shot from the corner in the victory over Yazoo County.

H.W. Byers shifted into another gear in the fourth quarter of its December 19 game versus Yazoo County.

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