Talford, May receive Bruce Homecoming honors

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Bruce High School celebrated homecoming last week during which Tamera Talford was crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen.

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Sweet Potato cooking contest set for Nov. 8

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Make plans to enter the sweet potato cooking contest to be Saturday, Nov. 8, during the 40th Annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman. Winners will be selected in each category: Cakes, Miscellaneous (Desserts), Men’s, Pies, Miscellaneous (Others), Youth (12-18), Low Calorie and Children (under 12)

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Sheriff’s Dept. hosting “Take Back Drugs” day Sept. 27

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The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Bruce Trojans host Homecoming Pep Rally on the Square

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Bruce High School celebrated Homecoming with a pep rally on the Bruce Square Thursday night.

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Leaders of the Bands

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Taylor Haire loves the competition, Chelsea Tillman thrives on becoming a leader and Julien Jennings cherishes the opportunity to be more involved in his top passion – music.

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Corps hosting “Veterans’ Hunts” around Grenada Lake in November

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The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Grenada Lake Field Office is organizing a special draw hunt to reduce deer herd numbers and slow habitat degradation within approximately 1,235 acres of forested and open land adjacent to the Grenada Lake Dam.

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Absentee voting underway for Nov. 4 election

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Absentee voting is now underway for the Nov. 4 general election.  The ballot currently features five contested races, one statewide initiative and four races with only one candidate.

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Pittsboro mayor says she wants to hold alcohol referendum “as soon as possible”

Reda Bullard

Pittsboro voters are expected to have an opportunity to legalize beer and/or liquor as soon as the Nov. 4 election.

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Calhoun City man shot in head during drive-by shooting

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Calhoun City Police and the sheriff’s department are investigating a drive-by shooting from early this morning in which a Calhoun City man was shot in the head.

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Calhoun County libraries work to digitize school yearbooks

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The public libraries of Calhoun County are cooperating in a drive to gather yearbooks from all the schools in the county in order to have them preserved for generations to come.

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