The Missoula Children’s Theater is making its annual trek to Heflin next week to hold auditions for “Sleeping Beauty” on Monday at the Heflin Armory beginning at 3:30.
In August, Joe and Jeanette Braden from Heflin will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary. Joe, 93, remembers that day in 1945 when he saw his future bride for the first time on a school bus headed to Cleburne County High School.
Changes to the state's mandatory liability insurance laws have left local tag offices as the only collection point for hefty fees.
The Alabama Ethics Commission voted unanimously Wednesday morning to refer Shane Smith, Heflin’s former city clerk, to the district attorney for legal action.
Thanks to a federal grant to upgrade Cleburne County’s aging light fixtures with more efficient LED bulbs, taxpayers will pay $9,000 less per year to illuminate county buildings.
Sparkle Mart will open a new location in the old Becwayne’s Foodland at 1010 Almon St. in Heflin, according to Kim Abernathy, manager at the Anniston Sparkle Mart on Bynum Leatherwood Road.
Volunteers from the AmeriCorps spent Monday chainsawing trees at a Cheaha campground to honor the work of the original Civilian Conservation Corps, which built most of the original structures at Cheaha State Park in the 1930s and 1940s.
The Cleburne County High School cheerleaders have managed to do something no other team has done in the school’s history — win a state championship.
Saturday is likely to bring severe storms to a wide swath of Alabama including Calhoun, Talladega and surrounding counties, the National Weather Service announced Tuesday.
Fruithurst was a bustling town in the late 1800s and early 1900s, with a population of 1,000 people. Today the population of Fruithurst is 275, most of whom know eachother, residents say.
About 75 residents, staff, family members and Santa Claus himself packed the cafeteria to enjoy a day of crafts, gifts, refreshments and song at the Cleburne County Nursing Home.
The annual Mount Crumpit Christmas Breakfast will be held Saturday morning at the Vista Cliffside restaurant on Mount Cheaha.
Thanks to a partnership between Main Street Alabama and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, two container-type stores have been placed in rural Alabama communities to stimulate entrepreneurship.
The Cleburne County extension office was filled with seasonal delights and merriment during the annual 4-H competition and extension open house Wednesday night.
A plan put into place several years ago by the Cleburne County Commission to improve water contamination from a closed county landfill near Chulafinnee is working, commissioners heard Monday.
Heflin’s former city clerk used taxpayer money to cover more than $14,000 in charges he made on municipal and personal credit cards, according to public records obtained by The Star.