Bruce 5th graders make Holocaust board

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Maggie Ross of Dacia Taylor’s class stands by the Holocaust board which was made by Bruce fifth graders as part of a study project on the tragedy. Picture by Lindsey Roberts

4-H shooting sports

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4-H shooting sports teams gathered recently in Pittsboro to prepare for upcoming competitions. Above is Trent Barnett assisting Lillian Baker with an air rifle. Also pictured are Jacob Baker, Nancy Braddock, Zach Dorrough and Jordan Dorrough.

Mark Davis always looking to share his love for music

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Sacred Harp Music is a unique form of American Folk music that was once very popular in Calhoun County.

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BES students look toward their future


Many children have strong potentials in life. Some want to succeed greatly and satisfy their needs by having a nice house, a nice family, and, of course, a nice job, but children should understand that getting through high school and college is most definitely required to “live it large” as people would say.

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Bluejays take the field at Dudy Noble

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Mississippi Bluejays 9 under AA Travel Ball team took the field at Mississippi State University’s Dudy Noble Field recently with the MSU team.

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Bruce Chamber Banquet


Andy and Linda Stepp of Bruce were among those enjoying the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Banquet Monday night at the Bruce Museum. See the related story in the news section. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Bruce native Mindy Byrd working her dream job as a nurse practitioner


Mindy Byrd always dreamed of becoming a nurse while growing up in Bruce and today she works her dream job as a nurse practitioner in Jackson.

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Mike Slive set a very high bar for the SEC

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Twenty years ago, Mike Slive introduced himself to me as “a recovering lawyer.” I laughed, and Slive said, “No, really, I am.”

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Shooting practice

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Geneise Hitt and Jennifer Bullard are two of several women taking a gun safety and shooting course through the Extension Service in Pittsboro. Monday provided the first day in a couple of weeks they were able to get on the shooting range with instructor Charlie Fitts. Photo by Joel McNeece

Major water break in Bruce

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The boil water notice for the city of Bruce has now been lifted, according to officials at Bruce City Hall Friday at 11 a.m.


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