Singing in Sacred Harp on a Sunday afternoon

February 5, 1976 – After most church parking lots have emptied on Sunday afternoon, and the congregations have left to spend the rest of the day at the golf course or in front of the television set, voices can still be heard drifting from an old, white-frame church just outside of Bruce.
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Hych excited to share God’s word at new church in Derma

A transformation is taking place in downtown Derma in the old building by the post office.
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Winter storm shuts down most of Calhoun County

Unusually cold temperatures and slippery road conditions overwhelmed Calhoun County this week as winter storms shut down roads, schools, most businesses, even the post office.
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Bruce High School beauty review

The Bruce High School beauty review was held February 6. Most Beautiful and Most Handsome, Lexie Bollinger and Conner Starks, seniors.

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Staying in during all the snow, ice

I know what is on everyone’s mind this week, snow and ice! My kids all called giving me helpful advice on what to do to prepare for the worst, then called to be sure I was staying inside. I assured them that they need not worry, I was home and here I would stay.
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Most churches still limited schedules

Spoke at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in a Bible Conference 50 years ago this week, February 18, 1971. (That was about the time Bro. L.S. Hearn was pastor there and College Hill.)
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Praying for all in this cold weather

I’m really praying hard for everyone today. This weather has really been showing out.
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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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Classified Ads

FOR SALE OR FARMING LEASE 40 AC Hwy. 9 across from Pinecrest Cemetery. John Nalley. 901-849-3487.
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Calhoun County Schools will be closed Monday

Due to the likelihood of frozen precipitation, all campuses of the Calhoun County School District will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021. However, all students and instructional staff will participate virtually.