Yard of the Month

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front hopeHope Tunnell, of Bruce, is the first recipient of the year of the Twentieth Century Club’s Yard of the Month award. Hope lives north of Bruce off Hwy 9. Photo by Lisa McNeece

SquareFest Quilt Throws

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Squarefest Quilt TopTwo Squarefest Quilt Throws will be on display this weekend at the Squarefest and given away at the Chamber Awards Banquet next month. Ticket sales are underway for the quilts. The designs were from Laurie Denley’s 2-4th grade SPICE class. After choosing a design by Malayzia Kelly for the festival t-shirt, the other submissions were used to make the throws. Teresa Patterson, right, is showing the design made by her grandson, Zach Harris, after purchasing the first quilt tickets from Chamber president, Laura Edwards. The Chamber Awards Dinner is on June 14.

Doolittle, Easley retire at VHS

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doolittle easleyRobert Doolittle and Mrs. Doug Easley were honored with a retirement reception last week at Vardaman High School. Doolittle served Vardaman and Calhoun County Schools for 25 years as maintenance director. Easley worked for almost 30 years in the Vardaman cafeteria where she was supervisor.

Sheryl Fleming retirement

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sheryl fleming5Calhoun County Purchasing Clerk Sheryl Fleming was honored with a retirement reception last Thursday at the courthouse in Pittsboro. Among the many in attendance were her family, pictured from left, Stephanie Cannon, Marlee Vance, Jo Gray, Piper Cannon, Kim Mitchell, Sheryl Fleming, Cobi Lann Cannon, Paige Gray, Cade Gray, Tyler Gray and Jesslyn Gray.

Vardaman Val and Sal

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val sal3Vardaman Valedictorian John Macon Gillespie and Salutatorian Briley Gordon.

Calhoun City Val and Sal


ccvsCalhoun City Valedictorian Shadaria Coffey and Salutatorian Taylor Collums.

Bruce Val and Sal

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b v and sBruce High Valedictorian Rebecca Bowling and Salutatorian Mikey Roberts.

Bruce High School Hall of Fame

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Hall of FameBruce Hall of Fame members are, from left, Jensyn Busby, Jerry Killough, Marley Hood, Mikey Roberts, Jalynn Aron, Cal Brown, Tristan Bailey, Wesley Ross, Julianna Cain, Bailey Nix and Anna Carol Corder.

Vardaman Hall of Fame

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vhs hall fameVardaman High School Hall of Fame, from left, Briley Gordon, Jessica Rodgers, Brandon Walker, Sydney Huffman, Lashaun Cooper, John Macon Gillespie.

Calhoun City Honor Graduates

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CCHS Honor GradsCalhoun City High School honors and special honor graduates are, front, Asia Bean, Tyra Tucker, Shadaria Coffey, Taylor Collums, and not pictured, Taylor White. Honor graduates are Katie Blount, Kristen Terry, Bryce Fleming, Tyius Jennings, Ariana Feliciano and not pictured, Easton Doles.