Moving forward into a brighter New Year

The adage that “hindsight is 2020” is usually pretty apropos; but, looking back, how about changing it to “let’s put 2020 in hindsight” and say g’bye to a weird year?
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Our most read stories of 2020

The most read stories at calhouncountyjournal.com in 2020 weren’t hard to predict – COVID-19, school district news, presidential election and a number of local tragedies.
This list of our top 10 stories are compiled based on the number of clicks on each story.

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Recapping our ten most liked images on instagram in 2020

News and activities in Calhoun County Schools dominated our news stories in 2020 and our instagram page. Pictured above are our ten most liked images of the year on The Journal’s instagram account –calhouncountyjournal.

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Supervisors hire attorney; approve repairs

Calhoun County Supervisors hired their attorney and purchasing clerk and approved a number of repairs during their first meeting of 2020 Monday morning in Pittsboro.
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Calhoun native McNamee among first to receive COVID vaccine at Walter Reed

Calhoun County native Dr. George McNamee was one of the first to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD a few weeks back.

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Opted for New Year’s oysters over greens, peas

Southern tradition calls for a New Year’s Day meal of turnip greens to help bring you cash, black eyed peas for coins, pork chops for health, and cornbread, because you should probably eat cornbread with every meal.
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Biden’s choice of Vilsack bodes well

President-elect Joe Biden’s choice of former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as his U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary should bode well for Mississippi farmers whose agriculture production value was $7.35 billion in 2020.
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Holiday dessert find is a definite keeper

“I will be adding this to my holiday baking rotation,” said Deanna Denley Clements.
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COVID, elections and local weather still common topics

The coronavirus with its illness and death was the main news topic for 2020, followed by the 2020 elections.
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Thankful for Christmas Cards

Happy New Year! Hope everyone will have a good year.
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