Some students in the Cleburne County Elementary School might be considered stock market experts, relatively speaking. They recently placed first out of 218 regional teams in the national Stock Market Game.
The Cleburne County Commission voted unanimously Monday to establish a solid waste convenience center for county residents. The facility — which will be open one week per month — will be on county property near the county’s jail and barn on Lambert Drive in Heflin.
The Cleburne County Commission discussed a number of topics Monday during its work session, including a request from the new coroner, Adam Downs, who wants to have three deputy coroners when he takes office.
Adam Downs officially takes over as Cleburne County's coroner on Jan. 14 when the term of Coroner Tracy Lambert ends. It’s a job Downs said he’s wanted for several years.
The director of Highland Health Systems told Cleburne County commissioners on Monday he hopes the agency’s Heflin mental health clinic will be open daily next year.
The Cleburne County Commission on Monday discussed ongoing negotiations with the county’s insurance company over the $300,000-plus needed to replace the courthouse roof, which was damaged by hail earlier this year.
The Cleburne County Chamber of Commerce has set new goals for the new year according to its director, Beverly Ervin. The chamber will continue to support its members, but starting in January will stress development of the local workforce, businesses and tourism.
A man wanted in the shooting death of a Leeds woman shot himself Monday afternoon near the Georgia state line, authorities said.
Cleburne County Elementary was one of fifty schools in the state to receive an unexpected $20,000 last week, money allotted by the Alabama Legislature to recognize schools showing the most improvement in third-grade reading results.
Four-year-olds on bright yellow tricycles raced last week around an oval track which is part of the new pre-K playground at Pleasant Grove Elementary school. The helmeted tykes, along with their other classmates, were enjoying the new playground, which was completed Aug. 1, according to school Principal Adam Dasinger.
Describe yourself, or else others will describe you by their own perception.
That was the marketing lesson an urban planning firm presented to senior city officials and many other residents Friday. They had gathered at the Heflin Community Arts Center for the unveiling of a description the firm thought would work for the Cleburne County city.
Olivia Nelson, 10, held out her hand to offer a tasty treat to a cow at Cleburne County High School on Tuesday morning. The animal wagged its tongue around to find the light brown chunk of food in the girl’s fingers, then happily devoured it.
The Cleburne County Board of Education handled year-end personnel business at its monthly meeting on April 9. The board voted unanimously to accept the following resignations due to retirement:
An early Wednesday morning crash on Interstate 20 claimed two lives at mile marker 203, according to officials, and blocking the westbound lanes of the freeway until after dawn.
HEFLIN — 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.
The Cleburne County Commission voted unanimously Monday night to retain a Montgomery law firm to represent the county in a claim for damages against manufacturers and/or distributors of opioids.
A Heflin woman has sued the Cleburne County Commission, alleging racial discrimination kept her from being hired last year as its human resources officer.
The events that led to a different person being hired have been critically questioned by the county’s former attorney and its current county commission chairman.