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Holly Springs is a small town of 7,528 people but its total number of violent crimes in just one year has three digits – 119. This is the only such case in the Magnolia State. In Jackson – with a population of 172,376, which is 23 times bigger than Holly Springs – 1,593 offenses were reported, which is 13 times as many. Most were aggravated assaults.