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Local CPA Speaks To Lion's Club


Water Valley CPA Joe Black spoke to the Water Valley Lions Club about tax issues at the regular meeting on Feb. 14th. He is pictured here with Lion Barron Caulfield. 




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Next Stop Is Washington D.C. For Mrs. Ethel’s Quilts
2/22/2017

Next Stop Is Washington D.C. For Mrs. Ethel’s Quilts

WATER VALLEY – A collection of quilts that help tell the story of local African American history is headed to the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. for the world to enjoy.

Last Thursday a packing company stopped on Main Street at Yalorun Textiles to carefully package 10 quilts made by the late Ethel Lea Benson. Her 1800s treadle sewing machine and family memorabilia were also shipped to the National Museum of African-American Heritage and Culture in Washington D.C. to be included in the exhibit.



Majority Of Supervisors Ready To Move Forward With Land Regs
2/22/2017

Majority Of Supervisors Ready To Move Forward With Land Regs

WATER VALLEY – Four out of five supervisors voiced verbal support to move forward with some type of land use regulations in the county following discussion in a recessed meeting last Friday at the Water Valley courthouse.

The matter surfaced last month after county officials learned of a potential trailer park expansion in Water Valley that could straddle both city and county property. Friday’s discussion was the third time the topic surfaced in recent meetings.



No Injuries Reported In Jones Street Shooting
2/22/2017

No Injuries Reported In Jones Street Shooting

WATER VALLEY – Multiple shots were fired on Jones Street last Thursday morning in an apparent dispute that remains under investigation by the Water Valley Police Department. Police Chief Mike King reported there were no injuries and his department has identified a person of interest in the case.



FMA Brings New Orleans Style Music To Town
2/22/2017

Foster Music & Arts is proud to present a special New Orleans version of the monthly FMA Showcase on Feb. 25 for the Mardi Gras weekend. For this occasion, the FMA All-Stars, our nine-piece house band, have put together an entirely new repertoire of New Orleans classics and have even imported a couple of additional experts to round out the night.



Drawing For Water Valley Chamber’s Business Spotlight Award Prize Is Friday
2/22/2017

Drawing For Water Valley Chamber’s Business Spotlight Award Prize Is Friday

In honor of Nallie's selection as the recent Business Spotlight recipient and their 25 year business anniversary, the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a FREE $25 gift certificate to the person whose name is drawn at noon on Friday, Feb 24th.  

You may stop by the chamber office to register OR you may sign up on the chamber's FaceBook page by typing your favorite Nallie's menu item in the comments.  Please note that a simple "LIKE" on FaceBook is not considered to be a registered entry in the drawing.


Deadline Looms To Qualify For City Offices
2/22/2017

WATER VALLEY – The deadline to run for municipal offices is just over a week away and only one new candidate has emerged this month in Water Valley.

Freddie Thomas Folson qualified to run for Ward 2 alderman and will face incumbent Fred White. Other candidates qualifying in January in Water Valley include Herbert Rogers for Mayor, Donald Gray and Amos Hervey for Alderman-at-Large, Kagan Coughlin and Bobby J. Cox for Ward 1 Alderman, Phillip Tallant and Cinnamon Caryl Foster for Ward 3 Alderman and Larry Bell for Ward 4 alderman. All of the candidates are running on the Democratic ticket except Bell, who is running as an independent.



Workers Warned Of Air Quality Problems At Borg
2/22/2017

Workers Warned Of Air Quality Problems At Borg

WATER VALLEY – A year has passed since the decades old contamination in Water Valley from the former Colt Industries/Holley Carburetor facility in Water Valley attracted renewed scrutiny from the Mississippi Department of Environ-mental Quality and now a new wrinkle has surfaced. 



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