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

James Casey

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

Shane Childs

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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Calhoun City approves new one-way street; to pay restroom costs for ‘Little Birdie’ plant

Larry Bratton

Calhoun City Board of Aldermen approved a request to make West Taylor one-way from Wildcat Drive, the turn-in to the school,  west to the crossover, approximately 100 feet west of the bridge.
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Griffin to open Farmhouse General Store & Cafe in next few weeks

The interior of Griffin’s store is designed like an old farmhouse with open rafters.

Norman Griffin is aiming to open Farmhouse General Store and Cafe at the corner of Hwy. 8 and CR 420, just east of Derma, in the next couple of weeks.
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Supervisors approve new road; will rebid countywide project

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Calhoun County Supervisors approved a new county road and agreed to adjust the county wide level and seal project to get it within the money at a brief meeting Tuesday morning in Pittsboro.
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