Bruce band sets new standard in size, scores; host concert Thursday

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The Bruce High School Band recently set a new standard for the program earning top honors in concert and sight reading.
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Bruce board says no to backyard burial request

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Mayor Rudy Pope said the town has received requests from citizens wanting permission to be buried in their back yard.
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Vardaman board changes rental rates at The Front Porch

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Vardaman board adopted new rental rates for the Front Porch at the meeting of the board last night.
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Derma renews cable franchise at higher cost for customers

Mayor Dock Gabbert and Alderman A.G. Gibson

Derma board of aldermen voted to renew the franchise with MaxxSouth cable company at an increase which will be passed on to customers.
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Calhoun City installing culverts around town; firetruck side-swiped

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City board of aldermen approved quotes for three culverts Tuesday night in the amount of $4181.80 from G & O Supply Co., Inc.

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Water line extending west from Pittsboro costly for town

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Charles Mahan estimated the cost of the new waterline heading west of Pittsboro could total as much as $20,000.
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Chad King named delegate, county Republican caucus


Republican Precinct caucuses and the County Convention was held Courthouse on Saturday April 23 in Pittsboro with the largest turnout in history.
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Hill hired as new purchasing clerk; plan presented to upgrade Pittsboro park

Miranda Collins

Calhoun County Supervisors hired Jenny Hill, of Calhoun City, as the county’s next purchasing clerk Monday morning.
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Friday storms topple trees, damage homes around county

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Strong winds, thunderstorms and a possible tornado left a lot of damage in its wake as it moved through Calhoun County Friday afternoon.

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A series of Caterpillar plant closures expected to impact Oxford facility


The Caterpillar plant in Oxford is among a number of plants the company is expected to close around the country within the next year.

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