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County Board of Supervisors

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the county. Supervisors are elected from five districts covering the county. They preside over a budget collected from ad valorem taxes on property.

The Board of Supervisors has broad powers granted by the Mississippi Legislature to create favorable conditions for doing business in the county. Under Mississippi law, they can grant tax exemptions and provide financial assistance to develop infrastructure needed by new business development or improvement of existing industry.

DistrictSupervisor
1Charles Terry
2Eddie D. Dixon
3Keith Taylor
4George Zinn, III
5Ronnie Joe Bennett

County Officials

PositionName
Chancery ClerkC.W. "Chuck" Thomas
Circuit Clerk Lucy Carpenter
Tax Assessor Juanita Dillard
Tax Collector Betty Byrd
Sheriff Kenneth A. Dickerson

Boards of Alderman

Holly Springs, Byhalia, and Potts Camp are governed by boards of aldermen. In Holly Springs, aldermen represent four wards and one is elected at large. The mayor is elected in a citywide vote. In Potts Camp and Byhalia aldermen are all chosen by a citywide election. Boards of aldermen also are active in providing economic development assistance to prospective industry.

The city governments in Byhalia and Holly Springs have been instrumental in developing industrial parks and providing utilities. Byhalia is providing gas services for Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park.

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