Dill taken into custody, facing three charges of ‘inappropriate contact’ with a Vardaman student

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Former Vardaman softball coach Billy Dill waived his “probable cause hearing” Wednesday morning at the Calhoun County Courthouse and was immediately taken into custody facing three charges related to allegations of  “inappropriate contact with a student.”

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Bruce board sets May as cleanup month; gives Water Dept. Director Liles a raise

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Bruce board of aldermen set cleanup month for May where citizens will be able to dispose of items typically not picked up by the garbage truck.

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Mayor prioritizes where he’d like to see chip seal applied first

J.R. Denton

“From the square to Keenum Road,” is one of the first areas Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton told the board of aldermen last night he would like to see done when they begin putting down chip seal again.

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Pittsboro alderman Les Morgan resigns from board

Les Morgan

Pittsboro Alderman Les Morgan resigned from the board Tuesday night at their meeting.

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Vardaman to demand visible 911 address numbers on houses

Paul Moore Jr.

Vardaman board of aldermen agreed to enforce the county ordinance which requires 911 addresses to be visibly placed on houses.

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Derma board buys new mower for town

Dock Gabbert

Derma board of aldermen approved the purchase of a zero-turn mower for the town at the regular meeting of the board last night.

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Hearing set for Vardaman coach facing allegations of “inappropriate contact” with student


A hearing related to an ongoing investigation involving a Vardaman coach/teacher and allegations of “inappropriate contact with a student” is currently scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at the Calhoun County Courthouse in Pittsboro.
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Supervisors authorize bridge projects, meet congressional candidate in special election


Calhoun County supervisors met a candidate for the May 12 special election for congress, authorized some bridge projects to proceed and approved training for several county employees at Monday’s meeting in Pittsboro.

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Calhoun’s Relay For Life is Friday night

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Calhoun County will honor “SuperHeroes of Hope” this Friday night at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life at the Bruce football field.

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Easter Egg Hunt on the Bruce square

Lucy Beth and Lylah Joy Deaton  were among the many hunters,.

An Easter egg hunt was held last Saturday on the Bruce square.

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