News — Cleburne County
Water restored to Heflin residents as officials seek contamination's source
Heflin residents who had been without water since Friday because of possible contamination have all had their water restored, but work officials were still trying to identify the source of the problem Wednesday.
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Cleburne hospital board names benefits committee
The Cleburne County Hospital Board has created a new committee to evaluate employee benefits, with a goal of ensuring all its employees are being treated as fairly as possible, officials said.
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Cleburne community calendar beginning April 17, 2014
Upcoming community events in Cleburne County.
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Diabetes Education beginning April 22
Upcoming diabetes education events in Cleburne County.
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Relay for Life activities
Upcoming Relay for Life events in Cleburne County.
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Economic experts show a spark of unity
Economic development experts from Birmingham sparked a show of unity at the Heflin Industrial Development Board meeting on Tuesday that could benefit area residents.
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Heflin Highlights for April 17, 2014
My apologies go out to several individuals regarding a couple of columns from the past! Two birthdays were accidentally omitted as well as a very important anniversary.
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Hearts for April 17, 2014
Both HEARTS locations are in need of food for the pantries.
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Fruithurst Fire lowers their rating
Fruithurst Fire Department would like to announce that it has been able to lower the ISO ratings of its coverage to a 4/4Y.
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Trees added to Heflin Water Shed
Fish like to live around a house too, fisherman call it “structure.” Just like people like a house, fish like structure.
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VA affairs meeting
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American Legion will hold a Veterans Affairs forum on April 24 at the Cleburne County American Legion Post 19.
Relay for Life survivors' dinner set for Thursday
by Laura Camper
news@cleburnenews.com
Apr 16, 2014 |  0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Relay for Life is a months-long fundraiser, the money going toward the society’s research and support programs. In Cleburne County, preparations began in October. It’s now nearing its end with the annual survivor dinner Thursday at the Heflin Civic Center at 6 p.m.
County and city leaders of Cleburne County gain insights on business recruitment
by Laura Camper
lcamper@annistonstar.com
Apr 16, 2014 |  0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
To spur development there has to be a common goal and that has to come from all branches of the community — from the cities, the county, the schools and existing industry.
Sherry-Go-Round: In memory of Betty and the fantasy dress
by Sherry Kughn
sherrykug@hotmail.com
Apr 15, 2014 |  0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
High school is almost over for seniors. I know a certain few who have been counting down the days since Christmas. As their teacher at Trinity Christian Academy, I see their joy regarding the next steps they plan to take.
City leaders hope to get historic designation for Heflin Cemetery
by Laura Camper
news@cleburnenews.com
Apr 14, 2014 |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Shane Smith, Heflin city clerk, said local leaders want to preserve and document the cemetery’s headstones, many of them more than a century old. Applying for the cemetery to be on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register would be one way to do that, he said.
Emergency meeting tackles water contamination problem in Heflin
by Laura Camper
lcamper@annistonstar.com
Apr 11, 2014 |  0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
As a precaution, officials have turned off the gas and diesel tanks at the Cleburne County equipment shop, where the county stores vehicles and equipment. The shop sits atop a hill near the creek.
Cancer services fundraiser scheduled for Saturday
by Laura Camper
lcamper@annistonstar.com
Apr 11, 2014 |  0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday's event will start with a barbecue lunch served until 1 p.m. Dinner meals start at 4 p.m., then starting at 5:30 p.m. choirs and drama groups from seven Baptist churches are scheduled to entertain the crowd.
Cleburne deputies arrest 10 on drug charges
by Laura Camper
lcamper@annistonstar.com
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Narcotics Investigator Lance Willingham said the deputies, with support from Heflin police, served the warrant in Archie Parker Trailer Park on U.S. 78 at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Cleburne officials investigate substance in creek
by Laura Camper
news@cleburnenews.com
Apr 10, 2014 |  0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks ago, when Mac Prichard began looking around his business property on Alabama 46 in Heflin and saw a film floating on the water of the creek that runs along the lot, he thought he knew what it was. “Oil or gas, one,” Prichard said.
Council approve hiring another supervisor
by Laura Camper
news@cleburnenews.com
Apr 10, 2014 |  0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Heflin City Council approved hiring another supervisor for the Parks and Recreation Department at its meeting Tuesday.


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