Weaver finance

Weaver Mayor Wayne Willis talks to City Clerk Chasity Whetstone about financial on Thursday. Photo by Bill Wilson / The Anniston Star

HEFLIN — When Heflin officials found out last month their city would need to float a 90-day loan of $200,000 just to pay debts, they were more than a little surprised. 

The loan covered payments for the city’s debt service and payments for its fire truck and grappling truck — funds which were supposed to have been tucked away in advance for the routine payments, but, according to Heflin Mayor Rudy Rooks, had been spent on other bills. 

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