County unemployment at lowest level in years


Unemployment in Calhoun County remains on pace to finish at its lowest mark in two decades according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
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Jones, Bobo first two in race for D1 Supervisor

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Calhoun County voters in district one will elect a supervisor in November. The field is at two thus far after the first week of qualifying.

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Monday blood drive in Calhoun City hopes to aid statewide shortage


CALHOUN CITY, Miss. – Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) is experiencing a critical need for donors and is asking donors to come in and roll up their sleeves to help boost the blood supply in order to meet the demands of hospitals throughout the state.

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Supreme Court Justices Maxwell, Chamberlin take oath in Jackson


New Supreme Court Justice Robert P. Chamberlin and incumbent Justices James W. Kitchens, James D. Maxwell II and Dawn H. Beam took the oath of office today in Jackson.
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Willie Mays finds his calling in the kitchen


Willie Mays dreams of one day owning his own restaurant and cooking foods from various cultures from all over the world.
The 1995 Bruce graduate took a step toward that recently when he graduated from  culinary school.
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Major General Fox Conner will be honored at Jan. 27 CCHS event, new biography released


Calhoun City High School Principal Mike Ray is inviting the public to honor one of Mississippi’s most noted sons, Major General Fox Conner, on Friday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. in the school auditorium.
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Sonic returning to Calhoun City


Sonic will be returning to Calhoun City, according to Mayor J.R. Denton as reported at the monthly town board meeting last night. The drive-in restaurant will be located on property which has been acquired between the Piggly Wiggly and Fred’s.
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Ordinance requiring helmets for all bicycle riders pondered in Bruce


The Bruce Board of Aldermen tabled a proposed ordinance requiring the wearing of safety helmets for bicycle riders in Bruce.
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Farmer buys lot off Pittsboro Square, planning to put in business


Pittsboro Town Clerk Amy White told the board Tuesday night Guy Farmer Jr. has purchased the former Hardin house directly across Hwy. 9 from the courthouse and next to El Jefe Mexican restaurant.

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Vardaman senior citizens’ center must move

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The Vardaman Board of Aldermen met for the first time in their new town complex Tuesday night.
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