‘City seeking funding for new water well in industrial park

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The Calhoun City board approved its 2018 budget and agreed to seek grant funding for two major infrastructure projects at their meeting Thursday night.
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Pittsboro votes to keep millage rate same

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The Pittsboro board of aldermen voted to keep their millage rate the same for the next fiscal year at their meeting Tuesday night.
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Vardaman raises taxes and water rates


Vardaman board of aldermen agreed to raise taxes and water rates at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Bruce board wants to negotiate newly proposed jail contract with the county

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Mayor Rudy Pope explained to the Bruce board of aldermen Tuesday night that the cost for the town will increase from $25 to $35 a day for housing inmates at the county jail based on a new contract from the county they’ve been asked to approve.
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Derma says no to felony arrests, car seizures

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A discussion on impounded cars and the agreement with the town’s use of the county jail took up a large part of Derma’s board meeting last night.
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‘City citizens want stop signs gone; alderwoman says there’s no plan for town’s needs

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Two citizens were on the agenda to speak to Calhoun City Mayor Amye Hill and the board of aldermen at their regular meeting last night.
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Pittsboro to install camera to catch dumpster abusers

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Pittsboro board of aldermen agreed to install a security camera to try and catch those abusing the town’s dumpsters on the old school property.
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Bruce agrees on deficit budget, no tax increase


The Bruce mayor and board of aldermen tentatively agreed on a new budget last week that includes no tax increase, but does feature a substantial deficit.
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Calhoun City board reverses course, removes tax increase from budget proposal

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The Calhoun City Board of Aldermen made significant changes to their proposed budget for next fiscal year, including removing a 2-mil tax increase on a 3-2 vote Thursday night.
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‘City board has fiery debate over budget

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When unable to agree on the approval of the budget, Calhoun City Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night ended with a recess until this Thursday, Aug. 3 at 5 p.m. for another work session.
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