Pope tells chamber Bruce board seeking input from citizens on next chief

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Mayor Rudy Pope told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday that aldermen are in the process of selecting the town’s new chief of police and are seeking citizen input.
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Stray dogs a growing problem for Vardaman

mayor james casey

Vardaman board of aldermen again spent a good part of their meeting last night discussing the proposed dog ordinance and tabled the matter for another month.
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Water leaks causes “frenzy” of work in Calhoun City

Amye Hill

A Parks and Parks Water Well Service, Inc. representative was on the agenda to address the Calhoun City Board last night, but was not present at the meeting. At last month’s meeting, it was agreed payment to the company would not be made until the vibration of the Industrial Park water well was corrected.
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Bruce considers options in hiring a public defender

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The Bruce mayor and board of aldermen discussed how they want to approach hiring a public defender for the town at Tuesday’s meeting.
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Pittsboro board questioned about water pressure west of town

mahan pittsboro

Water pressure was the issue addressed at Pittsboro Board meeting Tuesday night.
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Derma leases softball field for Grizzlies’ football team

Russell

Derma board of aldermen agreed to lease the Derma softball field to Lereil Russell, of Calhoun City, for the Calhoun County Grizzlies, the youth football association to use.
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Roberts appointed interim Bruce Police Chief

Bryan Roberts

Bryan Roberts has been appointed interim Police Chief in Bruce while Chief Stan Evans remains out on sick leave.
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Faddock named new police chief in Derma

Faddock

The Derma board of aldermen appointed Steve Faddock as its new police chief after an executive session at the close of last week’s board meeting.
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Vardaman considers adopting dog ordinance

James Casey

Vardaman board of aldermen considered passing a dog and cat ordinance Tuesday night where the owner will be fined for complaints from citizens after they file an affidavit or official complaint.
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‘City board updated on sewer project’s progress

Amye Hill

The first half of the sewer project underway in Calhoun City is complete, according to Public Works Director Lee Burns, as reported to Mayor Amye Hill and the Board of Aldermen in last night’s meeting.  Determining a problem on Johnson Street, he is waiting to get the camera video to see what needs to be done. Burns also reported that seven water meters were put in Tuesday and the remainder will be in place by the end of the week.
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