Recycling bins available all over Calhoun County

Ruth Cole and Brenda Cannon drop some newspapers in the recycling bin in Calhoun City located across the street from City Hall. Bins are also located in Bruce, Pittsboro and Vardaman.

Calhoun County’s recycling effort has reportedly saved the county more than $4,000 in tipping fees at the landfill with more than 200 tons of recyclable goods removed from the regular garbage pickup.

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Longest, Ferguson headed to runoff; Rogers, Fox, Bollinger win supervisor races; Hendrix advances in sheriff’s race


All Calhoun County incumbents involved in Tuesday’s primaries advanced, although District Three Supervisor Gwin Longest appears headed to a runoff with Justin Ferguson.
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Bruce board plans to increase water rates in October

Steve Nelson

The Bruce mayor and board agreed in principle to increase water rates effective this October.
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Derma hears complaint about Church Hill, Chief Evans says they’ll ‘take care of it’

Charlie Jackson

A Derma resident talked to the board about problems on Church Hill at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Pittsboro board alleges county garbage crew wrongfully using town’s dumpsters

Reda Bullard

Pittsboro’s mayor and board of aldermen complained Tuesday night of county garbage crews dumping trash collected from residences in the town’s dumpsters.
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Vardaman citizen interested in town building for retail business

James Casey

Tommy Scarbrough, owner of Mattress Outlet in Vardaman, expressed interest in buying the old City Hall building adjacent to Timberville on the east side of Main St.

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Calhoun City board hears complaint on uninstalled culvert

J.R. Denton

Rev. W.B. Lairy addressed Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton and Board of Aldermen Tuesday night about help with a culvert at his home on North Jackson Street.

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Election day has arrived


Election day has arrived with polls around Calhoun County open until 7 p.m. tonight. Election results will be posted on this website tonight as they become available.

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Personnel moves, expenditures dominate busy morning for supervisors


Calhoun County supervisors approved a number of personnel moves and expenditures during Monday’s meeting in Pittsboro.
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Calhoun K-9 officer Aquiles gets new vest


Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 Aquiles has received a ballistic vest thanks to a nationwide Groupon Event that has raised over $335,000.
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