Leslie Smith, child welfare service supervisor at DHR, said the orientation was a recruitment effort to find foster and adoptive homes — most Cleburne County foster homes have that dual license, she said.
A Kentucky man was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges of child enticement and attempted production of child pornography in Clay County, officials said Thursday.
A bridge that spans Cane Creek on Cleburne County Road 18 will be closed for months while the county investigates how best to repair it, according to the county engineer.
The amendment, approved by the Legislature last year, would grant county commissions the right to establish programs and policies related to county personnel, community litter programs, public transportation programs and programs related to county offices.
“Race doesn’t come into our admissions process,” said Cherise Peters, vice president of enrollment management. “It’s mathematical.”
This year, Tennessee-based Pyro Shows will send a team to set up, wire and fire the shells, Oxford fire Chief Gary Sparks said.
Two Anniston nonprofits this year had trouble getting federal grants, administered by Anniston, but all isn’t lost, city officials said Thursday.
The drop in foreclosures comes as home sales and prices have risen in the county. Some economists, bankers and real estate experts say foreclosures aren’t the problem they were at the height of the recession and that the housing market is operating at a normal pace.
The Calhoun County Board of Education on Thursday hired a longtime elementary school teacher as assistant principal at Pleasant Valley Elementary School.
Pat Summitt had met an opponent more relentless than she. There is no beating Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.
The July Fourth holiday, ordinarily a time of celebration, has become an increasingly deadly time on Alabama’s highways, according to state data on traffic crashes.
The approximately $1.5 million expansion double’s the Jacksonville hospital’s capacity to treat elderly patients with mental health and behavioral symptoms.
This week, Oxford’s City Council agreed to temporarily shift Leon Smith’s mayoral authority to Council President Steven Waits, reportedly at Smith’s request.
It could be as late as September 2017 before the government agency tasked with finding the site for Anniston’s new federal courthouse narrows the list of potential properties, officials from that agency announced Wednesday.
Cleburne County 911 Board members heard a proposal for increased dispatch fees Tuesday, and some members of the county’s hospital bard showed up to protest the proposed hikes.
Finance director Alton Craft told members during a work session before the council’s meeting the request was prompted by Smith’s long-running health problems, which worsened this week.
The Heflin City Council Tuesday approved a zoning ordinance amendment that would allow single-family homes in business districts to be treated as residences.
Venecia’s Foundation is named after Piedmont resident Venecia Butler, who died of cancer in April 2015. About a year ago the organization began the paperwork to start the creation, design and state approval of the tag, said Randa Carroll, Venecia’s sister.