August 31, 2015

The Cleburne News

Heflin council considers how to use $280,000 bump

As Heflin City Council members mull the 2016 fiscal year budget, the city’s capital improvement fund is receiving a $280,000 influx of cash.The city refinanced a 2006 bond and took $280,454 of the savings in cash to use for capital projects or equipment purchases. That money, according to the city accountant John DeLoach, must be spent within two years. The prospect has council members thinking of their wish lists and making plans.

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NBC to air Heflin native’s humor

Cleburne County residents might feel a sense of déjà vu if they watched the new NBC sitcom “The Carmichael Show” tonight. Not because they’ll recognize anyone in particular, but because of the “Southern sense” of the show, said one of the creators and a writer on the show, Heflin native Willie Hunter.


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