Water rates dominated discussion at the Pittsboro board meeting, above, Tuesday night. Read accounts from all the municipal meetings in our "Town Board" section.
Bruce Fine Arts Club honored Calhoun County Sheriff, deputies and staff with a lunch last Friday. Pictured is Deputy Dean Poynor with Teresa Nicks. The club served pizza and homemade ice cream at the Sheriff’s Department, as they did the week before in recognizing the Bruce Police Department. Photo by Celia Hillhouse
John Macon Gillespie, 2016 Valedictorian of Vardaman High School, was selected to receive a $1,000 MASS Scholarship this summer. He was chosen from more than 132 essay applicants and was presented the away by Supt. of Education Mike Moore. John Macon is attending Ole Miss this fall and majoring in broadcast journalism. He is the son of Michael and Lillie Gillespie.
A stone marker was placed in the Colbin Necaise Memorial Butterfly Garden at Bruce Upper Elementary School last week. Necaise was a former BUES student who died last year in an accident. The marker was paid for by the Twentieth Century Club of Bruce. They also funded the garden work. Former classmates, above, of Necaise’s joined in the unveiling of the marker.