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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Suber appointed public defender by supervisors

Calhoun County supervisors adopted the new fiscal year budget and appointed a new public defender for the county at their meeting Tuesday morning.

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Increase in assessed value may allow county to drop millage

Calhoun County Supervisors discussed including several increases in the county budget Tuesday morning, but due to an increase in the county’s assessed value, they anticipate reducing the millage rate slightly.
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Dr. Langford and new Northwest president speak to supervisors

Dr. Lisa Langford, addressing the board of supervisors for the first time since being appointed superintendent of schools, told them she would do all she could to keep the school district “living within our means as far as the budget is concerned.”
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TDS disputes county tax bill; sewerage issues at fairgrounds discussed

Calhoun County Supervisors listened to a complaint Monday morning, via conference call, from attorneys representing TDS claiming the company is being taxed by the county on a value much higher than what they believe to be appropriate.
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