CCES students writing Christmas stories, one of which will be published

CCES writing

Calhoun City Elementary students in Laurie Denley’s class have each written a Christmas story, one of which will be published.

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Mission trip to Africa provides life changing experience for J.B. Long

JB Long7

J.B. Long had the moment he’s longed for where he felt closest to God and it happened on a mountaintop in Africa.

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CCHS students hear anti-bullying message


Calhoun City High School recently had speaker Deirdre Peggen from the Family Resource Center out of Tupelo to come and speak to the school on bullying.

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Circuit Clerk’s office open this Saturday for absentee voting


The Circuit Clerk’s office in Pittsboro will be open the next two Saturdays (Oct. 25 and Nov. 1) from 8 a.m. until noon for absentee voting.

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Latest accreditation grades not as meaningful; Reading Gate could impact 8% of 3rd graders

Mike Moore

Calhoun County Schools all maintained their same accreditation grade from the state except for Calhoun City High School which improved from an F to a D.

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New Derma WalMart looking to hire 30 employees


The new “Walmart Neighborhood Market” scheduled to open next January in Derma is now looking to hire approximately 30 employees.

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Pittsboro board approves ballots for alcohol election


The Pittsboro mayor and board of aldermen met briefly Tuesday afternoon to approve the official ballot for the Dec. 2 alcohol election and to make certain all other requirements had been met.

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Air Evac team talks to Bruce Chamber; Fall Festival is Oct. 31


Representatives of Air Evac, the emergency helicopter team, spoke to the Bruce Chamber Monday about their work locally with Calhoun County Fire Departments and the company’s membership program.

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‘City Chamber to decorate town with saxophones

Laura Edwards

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce has taken steps to add more art around town honoring saxophone legend Ace Cannon.

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Bruce Subway manager killed in wreck


The manager of the Subway in Bruce was killed in a car accident over the weekend.

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