Rev. Jerry James is a teacher both in church, community

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Rev. Jerry James is entering his second year as pastor at Porter’s Chapel AME Church, located directly in front of Calhoun City Elementary School.
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Dumpsters still big source of debate for Pittsboro board

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The Pittsboro board of aldermen welcomed a new member and continued its debate on what to do with the town’s dumpsters on the old school property that are routinely abused.
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Pet show and Pig Scramble are Thursday night

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The 94th annual Calhoun County Fair is underway at the multi-purpose center in Pittsboro.
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New company to take over county ambulance service

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Calhoun County Supervisors approved new management for the ambulance service at Baptist Hospital Monday morning.
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Supervisors face budget challenge with requests totaling more than five additional mils

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Calhoun County Supervisors will begin preparing a budget for next fiscal year with requests already submitted totaling a near five mil tax increase if all are granted.
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Gore aims to restore BHS pride, tradition

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Dallas Gore officially took over as the new Bruce High School principal on July 1, but he’s had a busy summer of work inside and outside the building formulating the vision he wants for BHS this fall.
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Supervisors commit to major road project as two county bridges are closed

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Calhoun County Supervisors agreed Monday to accept a $4 million grant to overhaul CR 306 (old Hwy. 8 from Calhoun City to Big Creek) that will require the county to provide 20% in matching funds ($800,000) over three years.
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County Fair opens next week in Pittsboro

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The 94th annual Calhoun County Fair opens next Monday, July 17 with the Fairest of the Fair Pageant.
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‘City Chamber will support town’s cleanup efforts, then beautify

Barbara Goodson

Alderwoman Barbara Goodson told the Calhoun City Chamber Tuesday at lunch the organization’s beautification committee is “going to start focusing on more cleanup before we beautify.”
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Editorial: We’re frustrated, but not giving up

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The Randolph community is only 20 miles from the United States Post Office in Bruce, but if you attempt to mail a newspaper there, due to complications within the USPS system, it sometimes takes three weeks for it to arrive.
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