Countywide Thanksgiving program set for Nov. 16 in Pittsboro

Thanksgiving Blessings

It’s the time of year when food banks and pantries are asking for food supplies as communities become aware of local residents needing assistance in providing essential meals for their families.

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Calhoun City alderman walks out of meeting after after heated debate

Marshall Coleman

A Calhoun City alderman left Tuesday’s meeting abruptly after objecting to what he said were unneccessary special meetings during the past month.

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Bruce board approves $1 million bid for sewer improvement project

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Bruce board approved a low bid for the $1 million sewer improvement project in the city, ruled on a citizen’s complaint regarding a high water bill, and considered regulations for a possible taxi service interested in coming to the city Tuesday night.

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Derma approves new welcome sign

Derma Welcome Sign

Derma board of aldermen voted on a design for new welcome signs at the regular meeting of the board last night.

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Vardaman board to take legal action in uniform dispute

James Casey

Vardaman board of aldermen voted to take legal action against Jay Vanlandingham of Vardaman at the regular meeting of the board last night.

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Cochran, Nunnelee, Alderson, Whitwell among Tuesday’s winners

ElectionDay

Incumbents dominated Tuesday’s election results with Sen. Thad Cochran, U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee, Judge Glenn Alderson and Judge Bob Whitwell all winning re-election.

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Pittsboro board discusses citizen’s high water bill

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The Pittsboro board discussed a citizen’s complaint regarding a high water bill and agreed to seek some surplus property in a brief meeting Tuesday night.

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Calhoun Countians to head to polls today

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Calhoun Countians will go to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 4 to cast votes in five contested races and a proposed constitutional amendment.

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Artist to entertain at Sweet Potato Festival Banquet

Kym Garraway-Braley

The 41st Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival continues this week with the crowning for the next queen and the annual banquet Saturday night.

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Supervisors award bid for bridge replacement on Duncan Hill Road

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Calhoun County Supervisors approved a bridge replacement on Duncan Hill Road and set holidays for county offices for the coming months at a Monday morning meeting in Pittsboro.

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