County budget hearing is Wednesday morning


Calhoun County Supervisors meet this morning (Wednesday, Sept. 14) for their regular mid-month meeting, but also the public hearing for the proposed budget that includes a tax increase.
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Several jump into school board races as qualifying ends

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A flurry of candidates entered school board races, particularly in district two, just prior to the Friday deadline.

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Lucius is back to lead Calhoun City Cheerleader squad


Stephanie Lucius is the special education teacher and cheerleader sponsor at Calhoun City High School. Lucius has been sponsoring cheer for a total of twelve years.
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Palmer leads renovation, new technology effort at BHS library


New BHS librarian Beth Palmer started off the school year by completely renovating the school’s library. It includes all new technology, books and ideas.
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Alex and Legend win National Championship

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Alex Washburn has referred to her black Labrador “Legend” as “big” and “handsome,” now she can add national champion.
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Calhoun 4H’ers excel at Lee County Goat Show

Layla Bramlitt, Hayden Barnett, Jillian Bramlitt, Parker Winter, and Jensyn Cain.

Calhoun County 4H'ers recently excelled in competition at the Lee County Goat Show.

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Renovation costs at Vardaman municipal complex within budget

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Vardaman Mayor James Casey gave an update on the renovation costs of the town’s new Municipal Complex at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Pittsboro board remains firm on water rates despite complaints

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Water rates were the dominant topic of discussion at the Pittsboro Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.
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Derma adopts budget; retains Loula Gordon property

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Derma board of aldermen adopted the budget for 2016-2017 and voted on other routine matters in their meeting last night.
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Bruce board talks potential annexation

Mike Slaughter speaks to Bruce mayor and board about potential annexation.

The Bruce board of aldermen took an initial step Tuesday night to potentially proceed with annexation – extending the town’s limits to bring in more population and property.
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