A partnership between a University of West Georgia supporter and the Cleburne County School Foundation has increased the amount of a scholarship available for Cleburne County residents.
A Heflin man remained in jail Tuesday after he reportedly tried to solicit an underage boy last week and abused another victim nearly 20 years ago.
During a Monday night Cleburne County Commission meeting, Probate Judge Ryan Robertson said an employee in the probate office tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
Cleburne County residents may see a marked decrease in their garbage bill if a bid from Advanced Disposal is accepted at next week’s County Commission meeting
A second employee has tested positive for COVID-19 at Cleburne County Nursing Home in as many weeks, according to Tony Culberson, the nursing home administrator.
The USDA is working with the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission to provide boxes of food for those in need in Jacksonville on July 9 and Ranburne on July 21.
On Friday, Heflin Main Street plans its fourth annual Girls Night Out, promoting the city’s merchants — with a COVID twist. Stores and boutiques will observe the usual sanitation and social distancing protocols, and also offer an online option for shoppers who’d rather stay home.
Scurrying dark clouds and torrential rain from the remnants of a tropical storm passed around Ranburne, providing a dry night for the town's long-delayed high school graduation ceremony, a fact that many in the crowd embraced.
The Rockin Choccolocco 50K and Half Marathon was supposed to start at Coleman Lake campground, but due to COVID-19 organizers had to quickly switch to Cahulga Creek Park.
The Cleburne County Commission finalized its bid specifications for the county’s residential garbage service during a meeting Monday night.
Mayor Rudy Rooks has asked state officials to consider a waiver allowing Heflin to reopen fitness centers, restaurants, barber shops and hair salons while the COVID-19 crisis continues.
This year's Be Extreme Inside and Out, a week-long program which teaches Cleburne County girls lessons in navigating life’s challenges, has been canceled.
A large construction crane toppled and fell around 2 p.m. Tuesday on a bridge under construction on Alabama 46 in Heflin. There were no injuries, according to the state Transportation Department.
Rudy Rooks, Heflin’s mayor, said he hopes the low number is due to county residents taking the recommended precautions to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
In the week ending March 21, 267 Calhoun County residents had filed new claims for unemployment. Cleburne’s count rise to nine, Talladega’s to 126 and St. Clair’s to 186.
The Cleburne County school system child nutrition program began curbside and mobile meal pickup for any child under the age of 18 after schools closed statewide this week due to the threat of coronavirus.
Jail administrators in Calhoun and Cleburne counties have been enacting strategies to keep inmates and jail staff healthy.