Bea’s Country Kitchen Opens

Bea's Kitchen

Bea's KitchenBea Hall, center, had a ribbon cutting Friday at the opening of her restaurant, Bea’s Country Kitchen. The restaurant is on Hwy 32 in Bruce next to Farm Bureau. She will be open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays for lunch and dinner and Sundays from 10:30-7 pm. and also offers catering. All you can eat buffet is available Friday and Saturday night and Sundays. She also offers short orders and a salad bar. Family members helping Bea are, back, Angel Edwards, niece; Joann Gaston, daughter; Ben Williams, grandson; Loretta Williams, daughter; and front, Mahalia Hall, daughter and Mary Byrd, daughter. Bea’s County Kitchen phone
number is 662-800-2116.

CCES Class Favorites


cces43Calhoun City Elementary School recently announced their class favorites for the 2016-17 school year. K5, from left, Bella Langley, Colby Hardin, Ariona Campbell, Rylan Freelon, Bella Clark and Henry Caviness. See more of their favorites in this week's CCJ.

Legacy Dance Academy

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MG Combo 2Legacy Dance Academy, owned and operated by Madison Gettys, will have their spring recital this Saturday, May 20 at CCHS Auditorium at 2 p.m. Combo 2 class members are, back, from left, Mary Ella Chandler, Sadie Box, Kylee Fox, Sarah Kate Collins, Callie Phillips; front, Lynlee Goodson, Presley McGregor, Anree Massey.  More group photos will be in next week’s Journal. Photo by Valencia Ann Photography

Good Citizenship

DAR Good Citizenship

DAR Good CitizenshipThree DAR Good Citizenship Award Winners were honored by the DAR with a luncheon at the DAR March meeting. From left to right, Taylor Liles is from Calhoun City High School; Karman Starks, from Bruce High School; John Riley Wilbanks, Calhoun Academy. Not pictured was Vardaman winner Tori Wilson. All four students are graduating seniors.

Northwest President visits supervisors’ meeting


spearsNorthwest Community College President Dr. Gary Spears asked Calhoun Supervisors to reverse their decision last month to open the college tuition program up to more schools. Read the story in the news section.

Construction at the fairgrounds

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multi purposeJust beyond the front doors of the multi-purpose center in Pittsboro work is ongoing to improve drainage, install new paved parking, and eventually expand the building.

Academy Graduation

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CA sal valSalutatorian Haley Tedder and Valedictorian John Riley Wilbanks will lead the 2017 Calhoun Academy senior class in commencement exercises Sunday, May 14 at 8 p.m. Other graduates include Claire Carter, Remington Crutchfield, Caleb Hill, Michael Jones, Rebecka Ledbetter and Aubrey Schmitz.

CCES honors its lunch ladies

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lunch lady83CCES students and staff celebrated School Lunch Day on May 5 by displaying pictures on the cafeteria walls identifying their lunch ladies as super heroes. Pictured, from left, are Addie Edwards, Tanisha Walker, Angela Pittman, Angie Jenkins and Katie Pittman. Not pictured is Janie York. Photos by Menisha Gates

Calhoun Baptist Association helps cleanup


baptist11The chainsaw team from the Calhoun Baptist Association typically gets called to other areas of the state to assist in storm cleanup, but last week they were home in Calhoun helping citizens cleanup from the debris left behind by the violent storm on April 30. Pictured above is Phil Lucius sawing on a tree so that Jody Doler can hall the large stump off with the skid steer. The team of nearly a dozen workers at different intervals worked in Bruce, Derma, Calhoun City and Big Creek last week. Photo by Joel McNeece

Golf State Championship

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bhs golfCameron Clarke won the Class 2A State Golf Championship Thursday and his Bruce Trojans placed second as a team. Coleman Suber, of Calhoun City, finished third overall individually.