Born to Ride – McKelroy equally comfortable on back of his Harley Davidson as behind his bank desk

August 9, 2001 – It wasn’t unusual for the phone at Bruce’s City Hall to be ringing off the hook as officials worked to keep things running smoothly during the 1997 Sawmill Festival.
What was unusual was one particular call from banner in which a panic-sounding woman warned, “The Hell’s Angels motorcycle gang is on its way to Bruce.”
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The Gestalt Gardener Magnolia is forever Mississippi to me

What says “forever Mississippi” to you?
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Reedy’s revival underway, enjoyed lots of good visiting

Received 5.2” of rain in June which is about average for our area.
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Bruce board encourages, but not requiring masks be worn around town

The Bruce board of aldermen voted to encourage the wearing of masks in town, but not to make mandatory for all businesses.
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Bollinger honored by Sawmill Queen title

Lexie Bollinger, 17, was crowned 2020-21 Sawmill Festival Queen.
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Getting old, lazy

When you get old, don’t want to do anything, don’t go anywhere much, lazy and don’t mind being lazy. [Read more...]

Wet Fourth but still fun

It was mostly a wet July 4th holiday, but we enjoyed our son Joe and Amy from Mobile, Al. being here. [Read more...]

Sports Column-American Revolution was a huge upset

Independence Day has always been one of my favorite holidays.
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Bruce Sawmill Festival canceled

The Bruce Sawmill Festival has been canceled for this weekend after a special called meeting of the festival committee.
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Supervisors accept bid to build new airport hangar

Calhoun County Supervisors accepted a bid to build a new terminal at the county airport in Pittsboro as part of a federal grant project.
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