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[22 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 3,100 views]
Benton says ‘so long’ to Mayor Holland

Benton residents gathered Tuesday at the Gene Moss Building at Tyndall Park for a reception honoring departing Mayor Rick Holland.
Holland lost his mayoral race in a runoff against challenger David Mattingly last month. Holland was Benton’s mayor for two back-to-back terms — a rarity in a city that has a tendency to change its mayors frequently. Holland, in an interview with First Arkansas News, said he hasn’t quite figured out what he’s going to do come January when he leaves the Mayor’s office. However he told the about 300 people …