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Here’s a suggestion for Calhoun County Commissioner Eli Henderson: Next time he wants to make a joke about women during a commission meeting, don’t.
Commissioners voted 5-0 Thursday to approve preliminary engineering work on “intersection improvements” where Bynum-Leatherwood meets Old Gadsden Highway. County officials say it's one of the busiest intersections drivers will encounter outside city limits.
Supporters of the animal center’s current operator, Cheaha Regional Humane Society, continue to hold out hope that Cheaha Regional will hang on to its contract to run the animal center. And they say they’ve run the center in the past without financial support from the county.
Six people assembled outside the county administration building Monday morning to demonstrate against the Calhoun County Commission’s decision to resume control of its animal control center on Morrisville Road, ending its contract with Cheaha Regional Humane Society.
More than 50 volunteers gathered Saturday at the warehouse behind Washin Lenlock Coin Laundry to help put smiles on the faces of more than a thousand children in the area via the Toys for Tots campaign.
County residents voiced concerns about the Calhoun County Commission plan to resume control of its animal shelter during the commission’s Thursday meeting.
The Calhoun County Commission voted to terminate its contract with Cheaha Regional Humane Society last week, but the next steps toward managing the stray animal population are still uncertain.