The Cleburne County 911 Board Tuesday heard from representatives of two of the agencies that would be seeing big increases in dispatching fees if the proposed plan is approved.
Cleburne County commissioners Monday decided, against the advice of the county administrator, to delay for 60 days a vote on some proposed changes that would fill a void left by the human resource director’s transfer to full-time 911 director in June.
Although Cleburne County 911 Board members heard a proposal for increased dispatch fees for the first time at their meeting Tuesday, some Hospital Board members showed up to protest the hikes.
A second recent theft from the parking lot of Buster Miles Chevrolet on Monday night is the third vehicle-related theft from Heflin businesses in just more than a month.
Police are investigating a string of burglaries in Heflin and have made several arrests with more pending, according to local law enforcement.
Heflin Investigator Stacey Hendrix said Wednesday that three arrests have been made so far for a burglary on Brown Street in May. The home was empty at the time because the resident was in jail, Hendrix said.
The Cleburne County Board of Education at a meeting Monday denied a request by two elementary school principals to split the employment of a full-time media specialist between their two schools.
On Saturday, June 11, Alabamians will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 4-12.
Registration for the summer reading program is now underway at Lucile Morgan Public LIbary. All Cleburne County boys and girls who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall are invited to participate.
The Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne UDC Chapter 2632 continued its annual educational work with the Confederate Coloring Contest in 4th grades in Cleburne County and Oxford City Systems; a total of 7 schools and approximately 400 students were involved.
Increasingly, students are finding STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) jobs more attractive due to the high likelihood of employment following graduation.
Frustrations were aired at a Cleburne County Commission work session Monday that turned contentious during discussions of road department salaries and revamping the 911 Board.
The Ranburne Town Council Monday heard that the agreement for a tax abatement for Tree Brand Packaging, a company intending to locate in the town, will change slightly.
The Cleburne County Nursing Home passed its state recertification inspection this week with just three minor deficiencies, none dealing with direct nursing care, said the administrator.