A Georgia man charged with capital murder and child abuse in the death of a 7-month-old Cleburne County baby will remain in jail, a Cleburne County judge ruled Wednesday.
The Heflin City Council Tuesday declared four municipal candidates running unopposed for their seats in the Aug. 23 election to be in those offices.
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 police Chief A.J. Benefield said the department spent most of Thursday afternoon trying to track down the man’s identity and are asking for the public’s help.
HEFLIN — Freedom Baptist Church in Ranburne on Aug. 4 will host a Community Appreciation Day Saturday to give families one last fun day before school starts — and to help prepare area children for school, organizers said.
At the close of the qualifying period for local elections Tuesday, only a handful of municipal races in Cleburne County drew more than one contestant.
Cleburne County Emergency Medical Service Director Tracy Lambert and Heflin Councilman Shannon Roberts spoke as the board’s work session was getting underway to ask the board members to consider how the increases would affect the agencies 911 serves.
Town Clerk Pam Richardson said with just one day left to file, only two incumbent councilmen, Larry Smith and Chuck Smith, have qualified to run in the election. Councilwoman Magdalene Alewine and Mayor Owen Lowery said Monday they didn’t plan to run for office again.
Heflin Police Chief A.J. Benefield said at shortly before 8 p.m. a man entered the Shell station at exit 199 of I-20 carrying a gun and ordered the clerk onto the ground before taking all the cash from a register and leaving.
After years of reduced revenues from court fees, the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office is having trouble coming up with money to pay an investigator and a portion of the sheriff’s salary traditionally paid though those funds, according to Sheriff Dennis Green.
The family of a 17-year-old Cleburne County High School student has filed a lawsuit against Cleburne County Schools and three of the system’s Board of Education members, alleging discrimination.
The Heflin City Council on Tuesday approved an $11,000 contract with Municode, a company that will organize and post the city’s ordinances online.
A Cleburne County judge decided Tuesday there is enough evidence to proceed with a capital murder charge against a Georgia man accused of killing a 7-month-old Cleburne County boy.
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.
Cleburne County commissioners Monday decided, against the advice of the county administrator, to delay for 60 days a vote on some proposed changes that would fill a void left by the human resource director’s transfer to full-time 911 director in June.
In Cleburne County, a planning meeting will be held this coming Thursday to which the public is invited, said Debby Mathews, Cleburne County Extension coordinator.
The Heflin fireworks show postponed from the holiday weekend is rescheduled for Saturday beginning about 9 p.m. at McIntyre Park on Coleman Street.
The project would cost $11,000 and payments would be spread out over two fiscal years, according to the city clerk. He said the initial payment of $3,850 would be due when the agreement was signed.