Supervisors open several bids; discuss fallen tree on CR 262

Bid openings for engineering services, new truck and trailer, feeding prisoners, and a dispute over a fallen tree dominated Monday’s board of supervisors meeting.
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Supervisors seek emergency bridge funds

Calhoun County Supervisors approved an application to the state for “emergency road and bridge repair” projects on eight county roads in a special called meeting last week.

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Supervisors asked to take bids on cleaning services

Paige Gray and Julie Newman, of P&J Cleaning Service, asked the board of supervisors for an opportunity to bid on the cleaning contract for the courthouse during the board’s meeting Wednesday in Pittsboro.

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Extension Service loses one employee, gains two

Calhoun County Extension agent Trent Barnett informed county supervisors Monday he’s losing an employee but looks to add two over the next few months.

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Extension building project is still ongoing

Calhoun County Extension Agent Trent Barnett sees unlimited potential with the new addition at the multi-purpose center in Pittsboro that lacks one last phase for completion.

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Supervisors still await answers on bridge closure

There was no news on bridges at Monday’s board of supervisors’ meeting, but they were the first thing mentioned.

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One bridge still closed on 306; supervisors seek answers

Calhoun County currently has two bridges that remain closed by federal investigators – one on an isolated road and one on CR 306 (Big Creek Road).

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Citizens voice frustrations with frequent Yalobusha flooding

Landowners, public officials and many more packed City Hall in Calhoun City Tuesday morning to voice frustration over backwater flooding from the Yalobusha River that’s destroying farmland, homes and infrastructure.

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Supervisors discuss potential schedule for fire department payments

Board President Barney Wade encouraged the county board of supervisors to establish two definitive dates every year – one in the spring and another in the fall – in which the county releases payments to each of the fire departments in the county during their meeting in Pittsboro last week.

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County hopes to get two bridges re-opened this week; many more to be inspected

Calhoun County supervisors have taken steps to get two bridges on CR 306 (Big Creek Road) re-opened to all traffic while bracing for another round of bridge inspections throughout the county.

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