The Ranburne Town Council — minus the mayor — handled routine business Monday night during its monthly meeting.
Cleburne County’s Board of Education unanimously agreed on a number of transfers, resignations and hires during a Tuesday meeting at its central office.
Jamie Smith was approved for a one-year principal contract at Ranburne Elementary to start July 1 and end on June 30, 2019.
The town of Ranburne is going to lose up to $70,000 in revenue due to 709 unprocessed municipal tickets, according to Mayor Jim Smith during Tuesday night’s town council meeting.
A proposed Pinhoti Trail spur in Heflin needs an environmental study and a public comment period before it can become reality, a U.S. Forest Service representative told a Cleburne County business group Thursday.
The Cleburne County Commission gave a pat on the back to its local law enforcement officers Monday night by donating $2,500 to the Law Enforcement Appreciation Foundation.
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Under a bright March sky more than 160 participants jumped, ran and threw balls during the annual ARC of Calhoun and Cleburne County Special Olympics on Tuesday.
The Cleburne County Commission Monday night unanimously passed a resolution which requires county Administrator Steve Swafford to attend all commission meetings, works sessions and special meetings.
Piedmont Rescue & Emergency Medical Services will answer medical calls in the north end of Cleburne County, according to a unanimous vote of the Cleburne County Hospital Board on Thursday night. The Piedmont agency will receive $6,000 per year to serve the Borden Springs area and the rest of Cleburne County above County Road 202.
Cleburne County Commission Chairman Ryan Robertson proposed a resolution to remove the $3 per quarter fee on the residential garbage bill, but was met with resistance from his fellow commissioners during the work session Monday night.
Cleburne County Middle School student teacher Trenton Townsend found himself in a sticky situation as students taped him to a wall during the annual pirate dance Thursday. Townsend smiled as layers and layers of colored duct tape sealed his fate.
Dennis Anglin has never held public office before, but he’s looking forward to doing so as the newest member of the Town Council here. Anglin, 62, was sworn in Monday night prior to the council meeting to serve out the remaining 36 months of the term of Councilman Larry Smith, who recently resigned.
The Cleburne County school board on Monday voted unanimously to hire Vanessa Whaley as a licensed practical nurse and school bus aide at Cleburne County High School effective Oct. 23.
Currently Cleburne County has two cleanup days each year for residents to dispose of large household items, but if county Commissioner Laura Cobb’s resolution is approved at the next meeting, a convenience center to handle those items will be open for residents three days a week.
The fourth annual Cleburne County Pottery Show will be held on Saturday, September 23 at the Cleburne County Mountain Center, two miles north of Heflin off of Highway 78. The Jacksonville State University Cleburne County Mountain Center is located near the entrance of the Southwire industri…