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 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)

Cleburne County High School administrators are working with students to help them deal with the deaths of two teenage sisters killed in a car wreck last week.

A team from the Main Street Alabama program will be in Heflin Tuesday evening seeking help from the public to create the plan that will guide revitalization of the downtown area.

Students of Fruithurst Elementary School and their parents are enjoying a hiatus from homework thanks to an effort by school administrators and teachers “to just let them be kids” after the end of the school day.

The Cleburne County Board of Education heard a request by the city of Heflin to allocate $20,000 toward the salary of the school resource officer in return for him being available to work in all the system’s schools.

The Heflin City Council began its budget discussion at a work session on Tuesday by hearing about the rising costs of running the city.

The 911 Board Tuesday approved its fiscal year 2017 budget and the new dispatch fee schedule needed to fund it.

Past the Lucile Morgan Public Library to Eyecare Alabama to Heflin Fitness, families made their way Monday along information tables set up for the Cleburne County Health Fair, learning about the services — many free — available to them in the county.

HEFLIN — Past the Lucile Morgan Public Library to Eyecare Alabama to Heflin Fitness, families made their way Monday along information tables set up for the Cleburne County Health Fair, learning about the services — many free — available to them in the county.

Heflin’s police dog, Jedi, had an off-duty run-in with a copperhead snake in his kennel Monday morning and was rushed to a veterinarian for treatment, according to law enforcement officials.

A Cleburne County judge decided Tuesday there is enough evidence to proceed with a capital murder charge against a Georgia teen accused of killing a 7-month-old Cleburne County boy.

The Cleburne County school board Monday approved a flurry of new hires, transfers and resignations for the upcoming school year.

Niki Wayner, assistant director for the Jacksonville State University Field Schools, held out a rat snake that had wrapped itself around her hand for children ranging in age from about 4 to 12 to touch Wednesday.