Town officials, sheriff hold meeting to discuss county jail contract

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Mayors, police officers, and town clerks gathered at City Hall in Calhoun City Tuesday morning with Sheriff Greg Pollan and Supervisor Homer Moore to continue discussions toward finding a solution to the required contract from the county on holding inmates from the municipalities at the county jail.
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Hope Outdoors raises $23,000 with annual banquet

Luke Patrick gets an autographed print from wildlife photographer Steve Gulledge of Bruce.

More than $23,000 was raised last Saturday night at the first annual Hope Outdoors banquet in Pittsboro. The proceeds will go toward helping disabled and/or disadvantaged people experience the outdoors.
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Vending machines broken into around the county

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Calhoun County law enforcement agencies are investigating a string of vending machine break-ins in Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman and more.
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Academy will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 29


Calhoun Academy Homecoming, “A Sweet Southern Tradition,” will be Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

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Big Creek fire department gets new rescue truck

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Big Creek Fire Department put a new rescue truck acquired from the Forestry Service into service last week.

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Bro. James Taylor at home with Faith Baptist Church

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Faith Baptist Church was organized in 1979 as a branch off of Rocky Mount Baptist Church.
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Coach John Lacey Wyatt still loves his Wildcats

Coach John Lacey Wyatt, at a recent Calhoun City football game, was treated to a 75th birthday party by his former students, friends and family. He’s battled Cerebral Palsy all his life. He’s pictured with Coach Perry Liles and Linda Jane Ramage.                                                                                                        Photo by Lisa McNeece

John Lacey Wyatt was a believer in tough love during his days as a coach at Calhoun City High School.
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Town and Country art show planned for Bruce Museum


Bruce First will be hosting a reception for the Town and Country Art Show and Sale Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m.- 4 the Bruce Museum.
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Griffin Motors in Banner becomes official U-Haul dealer


BANNER — U-Haul Company of Mississippi is pleased to announce that Griffin Motors has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer.
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Hummingbirds flock by the dozen to Wilson home in Mt. Moriah


The constant hum and chirping noise on Grady Wilson’s back patio in the Mt. Moriah Community is deafening. The source is hummingbirds, by the dozens, if not hundreds, that apparently love his feeders more than most.
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