Colby Bollinger leading a major expansion for Snack Time Vending

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Snack Time Vending was founded in 2001 with one vending machine containing nine items and a five-item drink dispenser.

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China is trip of a lifetime for long time friends

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Jerry Brasher, of Bruce, dreamed of going to China to see the Great Wall all her life.
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Sheryl Fleming retiring after 24 years as county’s purchasing clerk

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Sheryl Fleming loves to laugh, which was a good thing when for many years her job included talking to William Price Wright and Larry “Hamburger” Bailey on the CB Radio.
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Assistant District Attorney Lon Stallings set to retire in May

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Lon Stallings didn’t intend to enter the law profession initially. He graduated from Mississippi State University with an accounting degree.
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Calhoun Youth Court Judge Bob Cooper dies

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Calhoun County Youth Court Judge and Bruce attorney Robert S. "Bob" Cooper died Tuesday evening.

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Ken Chandler looks to bring “power football” to Bruce Trojans

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“Power football,” that’s how Bruce Trojans’ new head football coach Ken Chandler described his philosophy.
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Soldier who died with Calhoun’s Cpl. Hellums in WWII returned to Ohio resting place

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Buried and lost in twisted metal and dirt for nearly 67 years, a Navarre soldier killed during a tank blast in World War II finally has a permanent, sacred resting place.
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Anamaria Caradine is Calhoun County’s Teacher of the Year

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When Anamaria Caradine Moore graduated as Vardaman High School’s valedictorian in 2008, she couldn’t envision she would be returning to her alma mater as a teacher.
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After birth of their son, ‘City couple advocates for Down Syndrome kids

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Canaan – a place where God’s people left behind the old life and crossed over the waters into a new one. Two young people who would eventually become parents of a special needs child picked this name for their son just a few weeks into their pregnancy. Little did they know how fitting this name would be down the road.
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Jessey Higdon’s music career began when he opened for Buck Owens

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“I’ll never forget opening up for Buck Owens,” said Jessey Higdon of Bruce. “That was a big deal for a 15-year-old kid.”
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