Young’s Water Association celebrates opening of new facility near Big Creek


Young’s Water Association,  incorporated in July of 1977, celebrated the opening of a new office complex Sunday on Graysport Crossing west of Big Creek.
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Vardaman considers adopting dog ordinance

James Casey

Vardaman board of aldermen considered passing a dog and cat ordinance Tuesday night where the owner will be fined for complaints from citizens after they file an affidavit or official complaint.
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‘City board updated on sewer project’s progress

Amye Hill

The first half of the sewer project underway in Calhoun City is complete, according to Public Works Director Lee Burns, as reported to Mayor Amye Hill and the Board of Aldermen in last night’s meeting.  Determining a problem on Johnson Street, he is waiting to get the camera video to see what needs to be done. Burns also reported that seven water meters were put in Tuesday and the remainder will be in place by the end of the week.
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Pittsboro honors Fire Chief Bullard; worried El Jefe may leave

Gayle Bullard and Steve Whitten

The Pittsboro mayor and board of aldermen were joined by members of the fire department and supporters Tuesday night to honor fire chief Gayle Bullard.
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Stan Evans resigns as police chief in Derma; Jail contract approved

Dock Gabbert

Derma board of aldermen accepted the contract with Calhoun County Sheriff’s office for housing prisoners and accepted the resignation of Police Chief Stan Evans at their meeting last night.
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Bruce board votes 4-1 to give themselves a pay raise

Jimmy Hubbard

The Bruce board of aldermen voted 4-1 Tuesday night to raise their salary from $250 to $350 a month.
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Rhetts, Calhoun City are big winners after season premiere of Shark Tank

rhett front

Thanks to the hard work of Richard and Juli Rhett, billionaire Richard Branson, owner of the Virgin Group, suddenly has a business interest in work coming out of the Industrial Park in Calhoun City.
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Voter registration deadline is Saturday to participate in November election

calhoun co politics

Voters have until this Saturday at noon to register to be allowed to participate in the Nov. 7 special election for district one supervisor.
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Supervisors will approve term bids earlier than usual


Calhoun County Supervisors agreed Monday to advertise and accept term bids for 2018 earlier than normal in an attempt to circumvent a new law that takes effect in January requiring reverse bidding.
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Superintendent describes teacher incentive disbursement as ‘statewide disaster’

Mike Moore

Supt. Mike Moore told the Calhoun County School Board that the legislature’s School Recognition Program disbursement had been a statewide disaster.
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