Supervisors close bridge; altering road for another

Calhoun County Supervisors took steps to remove half a mile of CR 346 from the State Aid System and to “abandon” a bridge on CR 136 in their meeting Monday in Pittsboro.
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County, Three Rivers PDD partner for Medicare assistance

Calhoun County has voted to partner with Three Rivers Planning & Development District in a program offering free assistance with Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan counseling during the open enrollment period from October 15 through December 7. Free assistance will be available from the county to help those with Medicare determine the best prescription drug plan.
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Multi-purpose building topic of supervisors’ meeting

Some needed repairs at the multi-purpose center dominated business at the board of supervisors meeting last week.
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Bridge repairs approved, CR 260; MDOT lowers weight on another

Calhoun County Supervisors accepted a bid for repairs of a bridge on CR 260 at a special called meeting last week.
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Supervisors to seek grant to help Haworth with road

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed to apply for a CDBG grant to help improve the rear access road to Haworth in Bruce.
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MBN officers seek ban on new energy shot in county

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed in principle to adopt a countywide ordinance banning the sell of “Kratom” – an energy drink narcotics agents suggested has contributed to 11 fatal overdoses recently.
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Teachers, supervisors to get similar raise

Teachers, county supervisors, chancery and circuit clerks, tax assessor and other county office holders are all in line for pay increases this year following the recently concluded legislative session.
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Garbage truck repairs approved

Supervisors approved cost of repairs to a 2017 Hino garbage truck and to Summit Truck Group for repairs to a 2007 International garbage truck at their meeting last week.
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Liability insurance coverage approved by supervisors

Supervisors approved liability insurance coverage and lease purchase quotes for a new dump truck and roll-up door at their meeting last week.
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Multi-purpose building improvements granted by supervisors

Supervisors agreed to purchase an H/C unit for the multi-purpose building and gravel for the multi-purpose building parking lot from the remaining funds in the renovation budget for the facility during their meeting last week in Pittsboro.
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