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


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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Health Department asks county to improve parking lot


Supervisors heard requests for improvements to the property around the health department and approved a solid waste grant during a brief meeting Tuesday morning.

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Calhoun under a tornado watch; severe storms to continue through the night


Calhoun County is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. tonight. Severe thunderstorms are expected to continue in the area until near midnight.

Excel Spanish class having an impact for local businesses

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“Como se llama?” “Me llama es Melissa.” Those basic phrases are simply asking “what’s your name” and responding “this is mine.”  Yet they can make a world of difference.

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Several arrested this morning in drug roundup around Calhoun

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Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office has arrested eight so far in a drug roundup in the county this morning.

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Calhoun Academy Homecoming Parade


Calhoun Academy celebrated Homecoming Thursday night with a parade through Bruce.

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Calhoun City native Sean Cannon thrives on the passion, competition of football

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Sean Cannon admits that he wasn’t the biggest, the strongest, or the fastest football player on the field during his playing days. But the head football coach at Itawamba Community College has always had a passion for the game that continues to drive him today.

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Calhoun native earns “Troops to Teachers” honor


Calhoun County native Mickey Walls was recently awarded the 2013 -2014 Troops to Teachers, Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Department of Education.

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Calhoun Academy announces Homecoming/Pink Out festivities

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This year, Calhoun Academy is mixing things up a little when it comes to homecoming and pink out. Usually, homecoming and pink out are on two separate ballgames, but this year, they have been combined.

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Pittsboro board sets alcohol election for Dec. 2

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The Pittsboro Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to tentatively set an election for citizens to decide whether to legalize the sale of alcohol in the county seat for Dec. 2.

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