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.
About 100 football fans and seniors gathered at the recreation center in Heflin on Monday morning for the annual Celebrating Seniors tailgate party.
An endurance race set to begin in the Talladega National Forest this weekend will take runners on a grueling, 100-mile scenic course that will end at Sylacauga High School.
Next week Chris & John’s Bail Bonding Company will open its doors in Heflin and according to John Robinson, the senior adviser for the company, the business will be a first for Cleburne County.
The Shoal Creek District of the Talladega National Forest has another interim district ranger until a permanent replacement can be found.
About a dozen people gathered at Cahulga Creek Park on Wednesday to celebrate completed grant projects the city of Heflin was awarded during fiscal 2019.