Calhoun City advances to state title game

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Calhoun City, 15-0, has earned a rematch with Bassfield for the Class 2A State Championship, a day many Wildcats have been dreaming about for the past 365 days.

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Dr. Mitchell to speak at Yancy Library’s Brown Bag Luncheon


Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Friday, Dec. 5 at noon for a Brown Bag Luncheon with special guest author, Dr. Dennis Mitchell.

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County comes together for Thanksgiving service

Thanksgiving Blessings

The hope of gathering the larger Calhoun County community in a shared Thanksgiving Worship Service was realized Sunday evening, Nov. 16, when approximately 60 county residents joined together in prayer and praise at the Multi-Purpose building in Pittsboro.

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Thompson, Daniel and Jones all to be honored at 31st Goodman Banquet

Khadijah Thompson

The 31st Annual A.D. Goodman Scholarship Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at the St. Luke Masonic Lodge in Bruce.

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Luther wins runoff with Byers easily

Kelly Luther

Assistant District Attorney Kelly Luther easily won Tuesday’s runoff for Circuit Judge, District 3, Place 2, against Shirley Byers.

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Boland family has gathered for Thanksgiving stew cooking for almost 30 years


Most people think of Thanksgiving as a family gathered around the dinner table covered with a big, baked turkey and a deep dish of dressing. That’s not the case for the descendants of the late U.L. “Coot” and Mattie Boland.

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Marsha Jackson to feed the community for Thanksgiving

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Marsha Jackson is used to cooking for large groups, whether it was her years in the restaurant business, cooking for her church or her family. The past couple of years on Thanksgiving, she’s utilized her cooking skills to help provide a holiday meal for the less fortunate.

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Absentee voting underway for Pittsboro alcohol vote


Pittsboro Town Hall will be open from 8 a.m. until noon this Saturday, Nov. 29 for absentee voting in the Dec. 2 election on whether to legalize the sale of alcohol in the county seat.

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Anonymous call leads to recovery of stolen items from ‘City square, arrest


An anonymous tip aided the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in recovering items stolen from the Calhoun City Square early last week and an arrest Tuesday.

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Calhoun City drug store sold to Fred’s

Sothern Discount Drugs

Southern Discount Drugs in Calhoun City will soon be acquired by Fred’s.
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