If you stepped out the front door into Wednesday morning’s chill and wondered when spring would arrive, the answer is: now. Read the full story
Michael Clay, one of several patients diagnosed with leukemia in the Fruithurst and Muscadine area, has just finished chemotherapy, and Fruithurst is throwing a party in his honor, according to his aunt Tina Holcombe. Read the full story
The trio of hikers hope to raise $10,000 by walking the 335-mile-long Pinhoti Trail, which crosses 170 miles of Alabama before continuing into Georgia. Read the full story
Michael Clay, one of several patients diagnosed with leukemia in the Fruithurst and Muscadine area, has just finished chemotherapy, and Fruithurst is throwing a party in his honor, according to his aunt Tina Holcombe.
The trio of hikers hope to raise $10,000 by walking the 335-mile-long Pinhoti Trail, which crosses 170 miles of Alabama before continuing into Georgia.
The 5K was part of an annual Irish-themed festival, known as St. Paddy’s on Main, which also included a color run, pet parade, food vendors and games for kids.
Travelers are coming to Heflin by way of the Pinhoti Trail, so they can stop at City Hall and get trail stickers and pose for photos with newly-installed trail marker signs.
The Heflin City Council approved $6086.20 for two portable electronic signs that tell motorists how fast they’re moving. The point is to draw attention to that speed and encourage safer driving if it’s too fast. The money will come out of the Seven Cent Gas Tax Account.
The Cleburne County Commission unanimously passed an employee evaluation resolution Monday night after going into executive session to discuss the matter behind closed doors.
A tornado struck Jacksonville March 6, 1944. And on this date in 1994, volunteers were building a new station for the Cleburne County Emergency Medical Service.
The Heflin City Council on Tuesday discussed a bill in the Legislature which would limit the police jurisdiction of municipalities. The council plans to vote next week on a resolution opposing the bill, according to Mayor Rudy Rooks.
The Cleburne County Commission on Monday heard a request from the leader of the nonprofit Cleburne Cancer Concerns for help with a federal grant.
The Cleburne County Hospital Board voted unanimously Thursday night to take ownership of the Cleburne County Department of Public Health building.
On Wednesday the Heflin Industrial Development board announced a new internet service provider, Gigafy, will offer a fiber optic network capable of reaching gigabit speeds. Installation for Heflin customers will begin in a few months, according to a press release.
Tonia Russell, 45, had stopped by her daughter’s residence Wednesday morning to get photographs for today’s visitation. She doesn't know why her daughter’s life was taken the way it was.
The tax increase — which is not taking effect immediately, but officials weren’t sure exactly how soon — will enable the Police Department to buy three new police vehicles and some gear and supplies.
The council held its second monthly meeting at the Heflin Recreation Center gym to accommodate 25 Cleburne County cheerleaders, parents, coaches and others.
A man charged with attempted murder after he allegedly led police on a car chase from Heflin to Oxford while naked and attempted to run over several people waived his preliminary hearing Monday.
Five new warrants were issued Wednesday against a Randolph County teacher who was accused earlier this month of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.
The Town Council of Ranburne, minus the mayor, met with prosecutors Wednesday morning at the Cleburne County Courthouse. The reason was not clear, and all declined to comment on the matter.
Making its annual trip to the deep South, the Missoula Children’s Theater will return to Heflin next week to hold auditions for “Robin Hood” on Monday at the Heflin Armory beginning at 3:30 p.m.