Calhoun City board suspends Williams, appoints Conner interim chief

Calhoun City’s police chief LaTana Williams was suspended without pay at a special called meeting of the board of aldermen Monday night.
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Calhoun City Police Chief charged with embezzlement

 Calhoun City’s police chief has been arrested on a charge of embezzlement.

State Auditor Shad White said Wednesday that LaTana Williams, police chief in Calhoun City, allegedly submitted time sheets claiming to be on the clock as police chief while she was actually working a second job at a Pontotoc County retail business. [Read more...]

Vardaman Elementary student dies in after school accident; man charged with manslaughter

A Vaiden man is charged with manslaughter and the Vardaman Community is in shock after an accident today on Highway 8 that resulted in the death of an elementary student.

James Thomas Murphy, 70, of Vaiden, is being held in the Calhoun County Jail in Pittsboro. He was driving the 18-wheeler that hit two children just inside the Vardaman City limits as they exited a school bus around 2 p.m. Wednesday. [Read more...]

Family mourns death of husband, father and brother after shooting

Ala Salahadeen Abdulwadod, simply known as Ala or “Al” to friends and family, was described as a “genuine, respectful person with lots of integrity.”
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Three charged with capital murder after robbing Calhoun City store, killing clerk

Three men are charged with capital murder after killing a store clerk at a Calhoun City gas station Wednesday night during a robbery.

Deputy Ezra Conner said authorities were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. to Calhoun Express south of Calhoun City where the clerk, Ala Salahadeen Abdulwadod, 34, was shot. Medics arrived on scene and attempted CPR. He died in transit to the hospital. [Read more...]

Bruce man arrested after stealing truck, fleeing police officers

A Bruce man is in the county jail in Pittsboro after running from police, stealing a truck from a local business and then abandoning it on the highway hours later.
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One injured in shooting incident in Bruce

One man is in the hospital and another in jail after a shooting on Bailey Street in Bruce Wednesday afternoon.

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Calhoun City man charged with capital murder

A Calhoun City man is charged with capital murder and a warrant has been issued for another suspect in the Sept. 17 shooting death of Deundray Garth at 121 Underwood in Derma.
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Calhoun City man murdered in Derma

Authorities are investigating the murder of a Calhoun City man that occurred in Derma over the weekend.
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Calhoun City man arrested, charged with murder in Derma

A Calhoun City man is in custody at the Calhoun County Jail charged with murder.

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