In Calhoun County, voters in November will get to decide on new rules that would ban bingo halls in residential areas. They’ll also be asked how Oxford and Southside should be treated in a complicated, years-long debate about county lines and police jurisdiction.

The Hobson City charter issue first came to Mayor Alberta McCrory’s attention a few years ago, when she was unable to obtain an ID number the city needed to apply for a federal grant. Now she sees the problem everywhere — in the city’s lack of its own ZIP code, or in the fact that mail to some Hobson City addresses comes back as undeliverable.

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