It was about 3 p.m. on a Friday when then 17-year-old Jerome Morris disappeared in 1991.
Standing over her dining room table Lorraine Boyd Watson, 100, spoke animatedly about the residential history of Heflin she’s creating.
The table is covered with her hand drawn maps and notes about the people who have lived in her hometown.
A local candidate is considering contesting the Nov. 8 election results after learning that the Cleburne County Republicans may not have filed all the paperwork in advance of the election.
A couple whose baby was taken by the Alabama Department of Human Resources before mother and son were released from the hospital protested near Heflin City Hall on Monday.
The Cleburne County Schools will be recommended for system accreditation by a committee that has been doing an on-campus review this week, committee members said Wednesday.
Cleburne County commissioners Wednesday rescinded a resolution they had passed at their October meeting capping employees’ sick leave accumulation at 560 hours and annual leave accumulation at 360 hours.
Lines at Cleburne County polls could move a little faster this Election Day if the county’s participation in a new electronic poll pad system at all 14 polling places has the desired effect, according to officials.
As drought continued across much of the Southeast, water supplies in some places such as Haralson County, Ga., were suffering this week, sending them in search of more sources of water.
Cleburne County commissioners at their meeting Tuesday voted 3-1 to cap county employees’ sick leave accumulation at 560 hours and vacation leave at 360 hours.
Starting Tuesday of next week at 7 p.m. drivers on eastbound Interstate 20 should expect delays as traffic is shifted to the two inner lanes beginning four miles from the Alabama/Georgia border, according to Alabama Department of Transportation officials.
The Cleburne County E911 Board on Tuesday approved for its employees in the 911 Department a 50-cent-per-hour raise, as well as a proposed restructuring of the department.
The month of September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. CCHS Fccla is making chemo care kits. Items are due by September 23 and can be taken to Ms. Green at the high school or the rec center. These chemo kits will be sent to the children at the Children’s hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Donations include: (items should be new and unused) Germx, lotion, socks, crayons, journals, coloring books, word search puzzles, teddy bears, stuffed animals, barbie/toy car, small toys, candy, blanket, movies, gift cards and books (children or teens)
The Fruithurst Town Council members heard a recommendation in a work session Tuesday that they put off implementation of any sales tax until after the first of the year.