The Calhoun County School Board was advised not to join former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove’s lawsuit to seek more school funding and briefly discussed the ongoing teacher shortage affecting the county at Monday night’s meeting in Pittsboro.
An Austrian based production company is scheduled to shoot a documentary on the life of local Bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch beginning this fall.
Join us at the Jesse Yancy Memorial Library for a Movie Luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 26 from noon-2 p.m., we will watch the story of a young college student who attends a philosophy class, where the uncompromising professor requires all students to agree in writing that the Christian god is “dead.”
After hitting its lowest mark in six years in April, Calhoun County’s unemployment rate has gradually climbed back above 9% the past few months, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
As the 2014-15 school year begins, many changes creep their way into the halls of BHS. In particular, these are the new faces in many of the classrooms. BJH has six new teachers. The high school has one new teacher along with a new assistant band director, ISD supervisor, and secretary.
For nearly 70 years, people have been finding treasures at the rummage sale hosted by the Methodist Women from Bruce United Methodist Church.
There are no qualifiers yet for the district five school board race with just over two weeks remaining before the deadline.
Enrollment in the Calhoun County School District is up for the third consecutive year with the biggest gains in the lower grades in Bruce and Calhoun City.
The board of supervisors is proposing a 1.2 mil tax increase for the county, citing an increase in operating cost as the primary reason.
The Bruce Board of Aldermen voted for a $262,644 deficit budget that includes a 5% pay raise for city employees and a 60% pay increase for themselves.