New Start Resource Center to open in Pittsboro in January

Miranda Collins

Miranda Collins views the New Start Resource Center in Pittsboro as a “central hub” where she can direct people to the place they can get the help they need.
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Suspect arrested in Sunday night break-in

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A Grenada woman was charged in the burglary of a Calhoun City home Sunday night.
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PSC Brandon Presley to speak to Bruce Chamber Thursday

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Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will be the featured speaker at a special Bruce Chamber of Commerce meeting this Thursday, Nov. 12 at noon.
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Calhoun City board votes to remove arbor from square

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The Calhoun City Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Monday night to remove the arbor from the town square.
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Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival activities continue all week

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The 42nd Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 7 with the arts and crafts festival on Main Street.
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TaterStock scheduled for Nov. 11 in Vardaman gym


A concert is being offered to local teens by SonBurned Ministries. TaterStock will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 11 during the Sweet Potato Festival at the Vardaman High School Gym.
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Sherrill Bailey’s Indian artifacts collection is admired by archaeologists

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Sherrill Bailey found an arrowhead in his family’s garden behind their Calhoun City home when he was 13 years old sparking a lifetime passion for Indian artifacts.
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School district’s appeal to FCC for improved broadbrand granted

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Calhoun County’s appeal of a grant denial seeking improved broadband access for county schools was granted last Friday by the FCC.
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Derma board agrees to put up new street light

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Derma Board of Alderman voted to put up a new street light in town and accepted bids to get a dead tree removed from a right-of-way.
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Vardaman board interested in purchasing hardware building

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Vardaman board of aldermen discussed at length the possibility of trying to buy the Vardaman Hardware property at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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