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.
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.
Voters overwhelmingly re-elected incumbent District 4 Councilman Shannon Roberts and elected political newcomer Rhonda Lines as District 2 councilwoman Tuesday.
In the wake of the Cleburne County ambulance service’s parting ways with the county’s 911 cooperative, local politicians are fielding calls about how the change might affect service in emergencies.
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.
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 police Chief A.J. Benefield said a man who was charged as John Doe, also known as Mike Reed, is Georgia resident Anthony Andre Butler, 54.
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.
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.