If approved by the U.S. National Forest Service, a proposed project will make it possible to hike from the Cahulga Creek Park in Heflin to the Pinhoti Trail.

The 2.1 mile spur would link the park on Mountain Street with the Pinhoti Trail at the Shoal Creek Ranger Station to the west, all within the boundaries of the Talladega National Forest.

The peace and quiet of downtown Anniston was briefly interrupted Sunday afternoon as about three dozen sports cars swarmed into town like rumbling bees. The source of the sound was an annual outing of the Porsche Club of Alabama.

In a brief meeting Tuesday night the Heflin City Council unanimously passed its consent agenda, or housekeeping-type items that come up at all meetings.

Cleburne County’s newly sworn-in emergency manager, Crystal Cavender, was ready to start her new job during a day when snow and ice were forecast to cause travel concerns

Two people arrested in Heflin were charged with felony marijuana trafficking during a traffic stop on I-20 Thursday morning. Heflin police officers Danny Turner and Chris Cohran stopped a vehicle for a routine traffic violation and noticed the familiar scent of marijuana.

As a young boy, White Plains native Matthew “Matt” White liked going to Wagon Wheel in White Plains. He ate there often with his late grandparents, J.B. and Martha Taylor. He still remembers how much the family greeted and fellowshipped with neighbors as they sat and enjoyed their meals.

 In a very brief meeting Tuesday, the Heflin City Council unanimously approved a Fire Fund purchase for the city’s Fire Department. The resolution allows the department to buy firefighting equipment.

Although power was restored to all Alabama Power’s Cleburne County customers during the day Monday, said company spokesman Ike Pigott, some 5,700 residents were without it the previous days.

Cleburne County Engineer Lee Estes told the county commission Monday night during a work session that the county will not be spraying herbicides on the county’s rights of way anytime soon. The county has sprayed herbicides in the past to control weeds but not this time.

The Cleburne County Board of Education unanimously approved a technology plan for the school system Monday night. The plan includes upgrades to the school system’s data network.

The City of Heflin will hold a special Veterans Day event on Saturday, November 11th beginning at 8:00AM at The Armory located at 115 Evans Street.  The event will begin with a special breakfast for Veterans sponsored by Piggly Wiggly and WM Grocery.  At 8:30AM the official service will begi…

City Council members Tuesday discussed a new park ordinance that would enact a curfew and several additional restrictions at the city’s recreation sites.

Frank Tant saw a need and he delivered. Tant is the owner of Cleburne Pharmacy, a business which now offers free delivery of medication to Cleburne County residents.

Motorists in Cleburne County this week have four new bridges to travel on, structures that have been built during the past year over four different creeks.

Cleburne County residents will soon see an increase in their trash bills —  an increase that includes a fee at least one official says might be unlawful.

Those bills are expected to arrive soon, reflecting a 20 percent increase in the cost of the service.

On a hot and humid October night a cacophony of screams and buzzing   chainsaws echoed throughout the rolling hills that surround the Haunted Chicken House in Hollis. Owner “Chicken Dan” Hopkins was giving the 80 or so volunteer actors a motivational speech and a meal of fried chicken before the gates opened last Friday night ... Friday the 13th.

Under a bright autumn sun, hundreds of area kids took in the sights, rides and food at Bennett Farms on Friday morning. Various churches and schools brought their groups to the seasonal attraction, which is open through the end of the month.

Heflin City Clerk Shane Smith gave the City Council a breakdown of the city’s capital budget expenditures and purchases and projections for the upcoming year during a work session Tuesday night.

The Cleburne County Hospital Board welcomed two new members during its Thursday night meeting. With the addition of Missy Cofield and Dr. Christi Shelton the board now has eight members.