Derma leases softball field for Grizzlies’ football team


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


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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Pittsboro honors Fire Chief Bullard; worried El Jefe may leave

Gayle Bullard and Steve Whitten

The Pittsboro mayor and board of aldermen were joined by members of the fire department and supporters Tuesday night to honor fire chief Gayle Bullard.
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Stan Evans resigns as police chief in Derma; Jail contract approved

Dock Gabbert

Derma board of aldermen accepted the contract with Calhoun County Sheriff’s office for housing prisoners and accepted the resignation of Police Chief Stan Evans at their meeting last night.
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Bruce board votes 4-1 to give themselves a pay raise

Jimmy Hubbard

The Bruce board of aldermen voted 4-1 Tuesday night to raise their salary from $250 to $350 a month.
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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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‘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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