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.

Prosecutors this month asked a Clay County judge to reconsider his decision to grant Loren Daniel Bunner, who confessed to killing his ex-girlfriend, Jolee Callan, 18, youthful offender status, according to the victim’s father.

The Cleburne County Water Authority plans to apply for a $341,000 Community Development Block Grant to improve the water infrastructure in the county and expand its service, according to authorities.

Macedonia Fire Depart­ment Annual Chicken-Q will take place on Satur­day, June 11 beginning at 10 a.m. AL (Central Time) until gone.