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HEFLIN — The Cleburne County Hospital Board, which oversees the county’s nursing home and the Cleburne County EMS, voted unanimously Thursday to approve taking out a $1.3 million loan which will be used to refinance the nursing home’s existing mortgage and fund other improvements.
During a two-hour forum Thursday evening, thirteen Republican candidates for the Calhoun County Board of Education shared their views on declining enrollment, security and technology.
Jacksonville's public school system faces at least a $26,000 deficit in state money for teachers’ salaries starting next fall, education leaders learned on Thursday.
More than 100 people attended the catered event, held at Victory Headquarters Christian Center on Blue Mountain Road. Among the audience members were members of the Anniston City Council and school board.
Each department will gather about a dozen of its employees to go head-to-head at the Calhoun County Sports Complex at 3 p.m. Sunday.
One McClellan road project could be finished by the summer, while another still awaits state review before it can start, developers of the former fort learned Wednesday.
Alabama residents have nearly a month to register to vote in the June 5 primary – but displaced tornado victims don’t necessarily have to rush to re-register before the deadline, state and local officials say.
An Ohatchee High School student on Wednesday was charged with making terroristic threats after fellow students reported him to school officials, Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said.
As opioid-related deaths and abuse continue to increase across the country, one group hopes to curb access to prescriptions by taking those drugs back during a biannual event Saturday.
The event, set for 7 p.m. at Kitty Stone Elementary School, will feature choirs from local churches and prayer for those who need it. The concert is free, but attendees will be asked to donate money to the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama’s Jacksonville Disaster Response Fund.
The Jacksonville City Council must still vote on company bids for the project, estimated to cost more than $500,000. City officials say the replacement is definitely needed because the line carries all the sewage on the south side of Jacksonville to the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
In photographs of Anniston's most infamous day, a sign advertising S&H Green Stamps sits next to a bus set aflame by a mob in an attack on its passengers, who were testing laws barring racial segregation. A foundation linked to the Sperry & Hutchinson company on Tuesday donated a similar sign to the Freedom Riders National Monument.
Ten-year-old Olivia Nelson and many other students participated Tuesday in the annual Farm Day sponsored by Future Farmers of America. Put together by high school members of FFA, the event was held for fourth-graders from across Cleburne County, more than 200 in all.
A lot of work will be required to make weather-battered dorms at Jacksonville State University ready for habitation again, and the process will demand patience, but crews are on the job.
The town of Ranburne is going to lose up to $70,000 in revenue due to 709 unprocessed municipal tickets, according to Mayor Jim Smith during Tuesday night’s town council meeting.
The annual Take Pride in Jacksonville Day cleanup is set to start at 8 a.m. Saturday. Registration will be held at City Hall. Organizers said the cleanup would be citywide, barring the neighborhoods hit by the March 19 tornado.
Johnny Dewayne Mahan, 48, and Elysia Ruth Dyson, 32, were charged with criminally negligent homicide after Marion Brown, 53, of Piedmont died at UAB Hospital from injuries to his head, police have said.