Bruce Board approves changes to handling of park funds; selects official town flower

Park Director Mark Ferguson asked the board to approve a change in process of handling park funds with all money going through the town’s general fund, as recommended by auditors, at Tuesday’s meeting of the board.
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Vardaman takes no action on stray dog issue

Vardaman board of aldermen took no action on a a proposal from Nicole Beasley and Hope 4 Dogs at their meeting last night.
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Calhoun City board pleased with progress on the square

Calhoun City Public Works Director Lee Burns reported to Mayor Amye Hill and the board of aldermen that they had been patching holes in the streets, working on sewer pumps and one water leak at the school.
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Derma fire rating drops, insurance rates should too

Homeowners in Derma should see lower insurance premiums due to the town’s public fire protection rate dropping.
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Pittsboro says no to additional fire plug

The Pittsboro board discussed briefly the fireplug Reginal Baskin asked for on Oldtown Road at their meeting Tuesday. They determined the price would be too much for the town because the line isn’t on his side of the road.
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Bruce board talks ‘Park Funds’ in closed meeting

The Bruce mayor and board of aldermen held a 53 minute executive session, excluding the public, Tuesday night to discuss “park funds,” as stated on the board’s official agenda.
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Vardaman talks stray dog issue, possible shelter

A Vardaman resident told the board of aldermen last night that she wanted to start a no-kill shelter.
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Calhoun City board agrees to employ volunteer policeman

Calhoun City board of aldermen approved the request of Police Chief Tito Lopez to allow George Edward Casmus of Big Creek to serve as a volunteer police officer with no pay, beginning March 7.
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Myers offers engineering services to Pittsboro

Chodie Myers, engineer with Willis Engineering, offered their services to Pittsboro at Tuesday’s meeting. He explained they seek funding and there’s no cost to town unless they secure a funded project.
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Derma hires part-time police officer

Derma board of aldermen approved a part time police officer at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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