Calhoun Health Services considering future management options

James Franklin

The Calhoun Health Services (CHS) board has approved a comprehensive study of the hospital’s operations as they consider a potential change in its management structure.
[Read more...]

Let your voice be heard, go vote!

Joel McNeece

Absentee voting is now underway for this year’s county elections, but it would be more appropriate to say that voting has been absent in Calhoun County over the past decade and appears to be getting more scarce.

[Read more...]

Rediscovering the joys of riding a bike

Lisa McNeece

One of the highlights of our early summer trip to Jekyll Island was renting bicycles and riding for two days of our stay.
[Read more...]

One Trump over the line

Ray Mosby

On a stage in Iowa last week, Donald Trump told a group of gathered conservatives that John McCain was not really a war hero. Donald Trump said that about John McCain.

[Read more...]

Shae Logan

Shae Logan Cook

“We love to eat!” said Shae Logan, and “Oh, yeah!” was her response to, “Do you cook a lot and have you been cooking a long time?”
[Read more...]

SEC Media knows nothing of picking winners

Rick Cleveland

So let me get this straight: At SEC Media Days last week, Alabama was picked to win the SEC West and Auburn was picked to win the overall SEC Championship.
[Read more...]

Fairest of the Fair winners

fair babies

fair babiesFairest of the Fair winners in the 0-12 months category were, from left, Charli Brooks McCormick, 2nd, Jeremy/Casi McCormick; Isabella White, winner, photogenic, Steve/Mary Ann White; and Maci Mata, 1st, Robert/Carleigh Mata. See more pageant pictures in this week's CCJ. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Vardaman sunflowers

sunflower4

sunflower4The summer sun hasn’t been kind to a lot of plants around Calhoun County thus far, except for the many plots of sunflowers. This field belonging to Silvano Alvaredo in Vardaman is quite striking when traveling down Hwy. 341. Photo by Joel McNeece

New Calhoun City radio station half way through testing phase

Old blue vintage retro style radio receiver isolated on white background

Calhoun City’s new radio station is half-way through a two-month testing phase after which it will be determined whether a permanent station will be installed.

[Read more...]

Shelton crowned Fairest of Fair; busy week at fairgrounds

Mikayla Shelton

The 92nd annual Calhoun County Fair is going on all this week in Pittsboro with a flurry of events for all ages.
[Read more...]