‘City board talks sales tax, how to address blighted properties in town

Amye Hill

The Calhoun City mayor and board of aldermen met Tuesday for a budget  work session in which they discussed improving local sales tax revenue and appearances around town.
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Dumpsters still big source of debate for Pittsboro board

Troy Moore takes oath

The Pittsboro board of aldermen welcomed a new member and continued its debate on what to do with the town’s dumpsters on the old school property that are routinely abused.
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Hill takes oath as ‘City’s new mayor; Coleman takes issue with pro-tem voting

Amye Hill is sworn in by Judge Henry Lackey as Calhoun City’s new mayor. Hill’s husband David stands beside holding the Bible upon which Hill gave her oath. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Amye Hill was sworn in as Calhoun City’s new mayor Wednesday, July 5 prior to the regular meeting of the board. The oath of office was administered by Judge Henry Lackey, along with that of aldermen Jerry Vaughn, Marshall Coleman, Larry Bratton, Dale Hays and Barbara Goodson.
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Vardaman board orders house numbers be visible

Mayor James Casey is sworn in for a new term by attorney Paul Moore Jr.

Vardaman’s mayor and town board agreed to get more aggressive on making sure all residences comply with the county ordinance that requires 911 address numbers be visible from the road.
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Council to look at creating neighborhood parks on Underwood, Church Hill in Derma

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The Derma mayor and board of aldermen asked Kountess Pierce to establish a council to work with the town on potentially creating two parks on town property.
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Bruce board has openings on planning, zoning committees

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Bruce Board of Aldermen is looking to fill two seats on both its planning commission and zoning board of adjustment.
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White leaving Pittsboro clerk position to accept post at Vardaman

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Town Clerk Amy White will be leaving Pittsboro to take a deputy clerk position in her hometown of Vardaman.
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Vardaman approves purchase of new tasers for police


Vardaman mayor and board of aldermen approved the police department getting new tasers. Police Chief Kenny Scott said the current company has set a deadline when they will no longer supply cartridges and batteries after this year and they need to look at upgrading.

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‘City officials thank workers for fast storm response

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“I would like to thank Lee (Burns) and the guys, Bailey Gordon, and the fire department. They hustled and our streets were open by 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon (after the storm). They did a really good job,” said Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton at the town board meeting last night.
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Derma resident seeks new park for Underwood Drive


Derma resident Terron Cook came to ask the Derma board of aldermen about getting a park built for his neighborhood on Underwood Dr. at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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