School Board approves long list of student transfers, personnel moves

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The Calhoun County School Board approved a long list of student transfers and personnel moves Monday night in their final meeting before the start of school.

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Calhoun City man strikes deputy in head with pistol

Glenn Ellison

A Calhoun City man is being held on $100,000 bond in the county jail after an altercation with law enforcement officers Sunday night during which he struck one in the head with a pistol.
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Pittsboro man charged in Covington murder case

Frankie Jones

A Pittsboro man has been charged with murder and a Calhoun City woman accessory after the fact in the death of Billy Ray Covington. [Read more...]

Circuit Clerk’s office open next two Saturdays for absentee voting; Republican poll workers named


The Circuit Clerk’s office in Pittsboro will be open the next two Saturdays for anyone wanting to cast an absentee ballot for the Aug. 4 primaries.
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Brenda Winter enjoys her flowers, music after career of traveling

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Brenda Winter witnessed some great views during her career of traveling with Kellwood, but today her favorite is from her back patio looking over her large collection of blooming plants.
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Poe Sisters make more music history

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The Mississippi Country Music Trail unveiled its 29th marker earlier this summer and it featured a little bit of Calhoun County.
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Lightning strikes spark fires; Hych home near total loss

Cathleen Hych sorts through her belongings after her family home was destroyed by fire Tuesday night.

A Tuesday afternoon thunderstorm caused significant damage in southern Calhoun County in the form of lightning strikes that started house fires.

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New businesses popping up around Calhoun County

Steve Schmitz inside his apartment in the old Red & White Grocery building in Calhoun City. He is overseeing the project that includes four upstairs apartments and eventually a downstairs restaurant. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun County has a number of new businesses that have either recently opened or will be soon. Among the most visible is Steve Schmitz’s renovation of the old Red & White Grocery in Calhoun City.
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Calhoun Health Services considering future management options

James Franklin

The Calhoun Health Services (CHS) board has approved a comprehensive study of the hospital’s operations as they consider a potential change in its management structure.
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New Calhoun City radio station half way through testing phase

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Calhoun City’s new radio station is half-way through a two-month testing phase after which it will be determined whether a permanent station will be installed.

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