Bruce Subway manager killed in wreck

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

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Calhoun City house destroyed by early morning fire

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Calhoun City and Derma fire departments responded to this house fire at 128 Myers Avenue in Calhoun City near the elementary school. The house was not occupied. The cause of the fire was unknown.

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Calhoun schools accreditation grades released

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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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B.E.S.T. making a difference for Bruce Elementary

B.E.S.T. officers Turner, Parker, Hobson, Smith, Gates, Walls, A. Vanlandingham and S. Vanlandingham. The B.E.S.T. group purchased the BES sign on the fence behind them for the school.

The small community of Bruce is known for its unwavering support for students, even the young children of Bruce Elementary.

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Yancy Library hosting movie party Saturday

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Kids and kids-at-heart – Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Saturday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for a Costume Movie Party.

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Day in the life of BHS Secretary Kim Carr

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When people think of a high school, the teachers, principal, and counselor automatically come to mind. What about that lady that sits in the office smiling through her duties as a secretary?

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Bruce native Myron Davis was a technological leader in World War II

Myron and Roy Davis visited recently at Roy’s home in Bruce. Both, along with their late brother Ray, served in World War II.

In late 1942 with World War II raging, 17-year-old Calhoun County native Myron Davis enrolled in a Tupelo YMCA radio school and set into motion a series of events that led him to the forefront of electronics, air traffic control and computing.

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Fall Festivals approaching in Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman

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Over the next three weeks there will be a trio of Fall Festivals around the county, highlighted by the annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman Nov. 1.

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Vardaman renovates historic Main Street building

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There’s a new place to gather on Main Street in Vardaman that is filled with a lot of old stories.

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Pittsboro’s vote on alcohol will be county’s first since 1966

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The Pittsboro board of aldermen is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Oct. 21 to finalize plans for the Dec. 2 election in which the town’s citizens will decide whether to come out from under the county’s dry law.

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