Calhoun County Schools dismiss early; area playoff games cancelled


The threat of snow, sleet, and/or ice has forced the early dismissal of school, cancelled all playoff basketball games scheduled for tonight involving Calhoun County teams, and keeps the county under a “winter weather advisory” through Tuesday afternoon.

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Cannon to speak at Celebrate Excel Feb. 27

Sean Cannon

The 7th Annual Celebrate Excel will be held Friday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m.  in Pittsboro at the Multi-Purpose Building.

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Plans underway for Bruce prom at Memphis Zoo

Photo courtesy Dotson Studios

Everyone around the world is always looking for something new and exciting to talk about, and the buzz in the small town of Bruce is prom!

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Yancy Library to host Game Day Feb. 24


Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Tuesday, Feb. 24  from 4-5 p.m. for an after school game day.
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Bruce Juniorettes “stand in the street for a cure”


In 2012, the American Cancer Society raised $934,000,000 to support the fight against cancer. Since then, that number has only increased because of the good and giving people around the country.

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TAVR improves quality of life for Smokey Barefield

smokey & nancy barefield

BRUCE, Miss.—After some major repairs to his heart during 2014, Jimmy “Smokey” Barefield of Bruce is feeling almost as good as new.

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Career Center’s first year Robotics team qualifies for state competition

robotics team

The competition is intense while exhilarating at the same time.
“It’s kind of a battle of wits,” said Ethan Straider. “We get to use our minds and imagination to build robots and compete against other people.”
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Wild hogs are taking over

steven tucker

Steven Tucker with the MSU Extension Service said wild hogs are a “nuisance species” and explained how it will take a massive, coordinated effort to get the constantly growing population under control.

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Boyd, Clark are latest to join sheriff’s race

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Two more candidates entered the sheriff’s race over the past week, making it the largest field among all races thus far entering the final week of qualifying.
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Skinner appointed deputy emergency coordinator for county

Randy Skinner

Randy Skinner was appointed deputy emergency coordinator for the county by the board of supervisors last week.

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