Hendrix withdraws from Vardaman mayor’s race

Gay Hendrix has dropped out of the Vardaman mayor’s race meaning James Casey will be unopposed and re-elected to lead the town again as mayor.
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House debating Senate bills

Week of March 1, 2021 - This was the ninth week of the 2021 Legislative Session. The deadline for House committees to report general bills originating from the Senate occurred Tuesday at 8 p.m.
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Legislature returns after winter storms

Week of February 22, 2021 – After dealing with winter weather in Jackson and across the state last week, the House met in person to conduct legislative business. Last week, the House met in session and committees via teleconference, similar to what occurred earlier in the session. Wednesday, Feb. 24 marked the deadline for House appropriations and revenue bills to be introduced and passed.
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Teacher pay raise bill passes out of House

This was the sixth week of the 2021 Legislative Session. The House met as whole throughout the week to discuss bills that made it out of committee and onto the calendar. Thursday, Feb. 11 was the deadline for members to introduce and discuss these general bills. Over 100 bills were brought up and discussed in session this week. Any bills not discussed in session and left on the calendar have died. The bills that were considered dealt with a variety of topics.
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Nine contested races in municipal elections around Calhoun County

There will be nine contested races in municipal elections around the county this year as qualifying ended last week for town board and mayor positions.
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Pittsboro, ‘City, Vardaman get board candidates

Qualifying for municipal elections ends this Friday.
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New candidates on ballot for Derma, Pittsboro, Big Creek

We’ve hit the final week of qualifying for this year’s municipal elections with some town governments taking shape with a few changes.
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Second week of legislative session is now in books

This is the second week of the 2021 Legislative Session. Because it is early in the session, bills are still being drafted, so floor action has been light.
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Coleman qualifies to run in Calhoun City

Calhoun City has its first qualifier in this year's municipal elections while Bruce has six signed up to run thus far.

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Six have now qualified for Bruce elections

Bruce has the first qualifiers in the county's municipal elections.

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