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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Bruce board hires two new police officers

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The Bruce board of aldermen agreed Tuesday night to hire two new police officers – Jamal Jackson as a part-time officer and Braeden Reynolds as a full-time officer.
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Mayor outlines busy agenda to Bruce Chamber of Commerce

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Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope outlined to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday at lunch a number of projects recently completed, others ongoing and even more he hopes to accomplish in the near future.
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Calhoun City board gets look at plans for new Sonic

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Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton showed plans of the new Sonic to the aldermen at last night’s board meeting. It will have 18 bays and a drive-through, “just like the one in Baldwyn,” Denton said.
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Vardaman hires Ward as maintenance supervisor

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The town of Vardaman hired Chris Ward as maintenance supervisor for the town at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Bruce accepts bid for Jimmy Beckley project; receives request for paving

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The Bruce town board approved a bid for repair and paving on Jimmy Beckley Drive and heard a request for paving in “Spratlin Subdivision.”
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Derma pledges support for no-kill dog shelter in Calhoun City

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Derma board of aldermen pledged their support to help any way they could with the organization of a no-kill dog shelter in Calhoun City.
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