Worker injured when garbage truck takes down utility pole at BHS

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A Calhoun County Solid Waste worker was transported by ambulance to the hospital after he was injured when the garbage truck he was riding crashed into a utility pole.

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Police investigating break-in at Stepp Saver Pharmacy

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Bruce Police are investigating an attempted break-in at Stepp Saver Pharmacy.

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Yancy Library to host “Game Day” Jan. 13


Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Tuesday, Jan. 13 from 4-5 p.m. for an after school game day.

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Alford wins “Senior Meat Goat Princess” in only second year of competition

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Vardaman senior Alyssa Alford is still a relative newcomer to competing in goat shows, but she has quickly risen to among the best in her class.

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Kegan Coleman to headline 9th Annual MLK Banquet in Pittsboro

Kegan Coleman

Kegan Coleman will speak and eight honorees will be recognized at the ninth annual MLK Celebration Banquet Jan. 17 in Pittsboro.

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Dr. George McNamee proud of his Bruce beginnings


Bruce native Dr. George McNamee knew what he wanted to do early on with his love for science.

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Tunnell hired for Bruce Park; Speed bumps requested for Clay Street

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Bruce board of aldermen approved the hiring of Josh Tunnell Tuesday night to replace Jim Gore who retired.

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Pittsboro getting inquiries for new package store, Mexican restaurant


The Pittsboro board adopted a resolution Tuesday night to send to Sen. Russell Jolly, Rep. Jim Beckett and other state leaders urging them to amend state statute to allow county seats to approve the sell of beer if desired by voters.

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Derma hires Larry Bratton as part time worker for public works

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Derma board of aldermen agreed to hire Larry Bratton of Calhoun City as part time help for the public works department.

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Vardaman scores well on water system

Wilbur Holmes

Vardaman city clerk Barbara Tedder reported to the board that the town had received the annual report of drinking water inspection.

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