Authorities investigating fatal accident on Hwy. 32

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Authorities are still investigating a fatal accident that happened sometime last night on Hwy. 32 east of Bruce.

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Pittsboro may have enough names for referendum on alcohol


A referendum on beer and liquor could be coming soon to Pittsboro after enough names were turned in to Town Hall Tuesday evening.

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Langston request for Vardaman trademark tabled again by board

Rob Langston, left, met with the Vardaman board Monday night.

The Vardaman board of aldermen postponed a final decision on whether to support Rob Langston’s effort to acquire a certified label for Vardaman sweet potatoes after another lengthy discussion Monday night.

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Road work taking place around Calhoun City Wednesday and Thursday

J.R. Denton

County supervisors will be in Calhoun City this Wednesday and Thursday for several chip-seal projects around town.

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Adult education, workforce development stressed at Bruce Chamber meeting

Ada Armstrong

Ada Armstrong told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday that the Adult Education Center, located behind Bruce City Hall, provides a vital service for all ages.

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Supervisors approve budget with 1-mil tax increase and employee pay raise

Earnest Fox

Calhoun County supervisors approved the 2014-15 budget with some changes from the one presented including a 3% pay raise for employees.

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Yancy Library to celebrate Roald Dahl Day Saturday


Come join the fun at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m.-noon as we participate in the national celebration of Roald Dahl Day and the 50th anniversary of “Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.”

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Sisterly Love: Thompson sisters maintain close bond with weekly trip

Sisters, Mildred Thompson Campbell, Minnie Thompson Tillman, Hildred Thompson Harris and Judy Horton hold a picture of their sister Dorothy “Dot” Thompson.

When the Thompson sisters get together, it’s going to result in a good time. And they have a lot of good times.

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Rep. Beckett speaks to Republican Women

Rep. Jim Beckett, Linda Haire, Susan Beckett

Calhoun County Republican Women met August 5, at Jeffery’s in Bruce.
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Calhoun City man arrested for multiple counts of sexual battery

James Conner

A Calhoun City man is being held in the Calhoun County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged with multiple counts of touching a child for lustful purposes and sexual battery.

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