Laura Camper

Cleburne County Commissioners at their meeting Monday directed the county attorney to check into the county’s options in collecting sales taxes collected by local businesses but not remitted.

Make-A-Wish Alabama’s first Trailblaze Challenge fundraiser, culminating in a 26.3 mile endurance hike in the Talladega National Forest, is set to begin with informational meetings Jan. 23 through Feb. 11.

Loren Daniel Bunner was 20 when he allegedly shot his former girlfriend Jolee Callan, 18, twice in the head and threw her body off a cliff when they were hiking the Pinhoti Trail in Clay County, according to law enforcement sources.

The National Weather Service on Wednesday issued a winter storm watch for parts of central Alabama including Calhoun and Cleburne counties from 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.

HEFLIN — At their work session Tuesday, Cleburne County commissioners heard that the county will request assistance from the state to clean up…

Chad Young, the former Ranburne High School coach who won the Republican nomination for superintendent in March and had no Democratic challenger for the election in November, said his first day at the helm of the school system included a staff meeting.

Inspectors were at the facility from Dec. 19-22 for the recertification inspection and this week for the life safety inspection, said Tony Culberson, who has been administrator for one year.

He began to take Bible courses through Samford University and the Cleburne Baptist Association. In 1976, he became pastor at Harmony Grove. Friend Reba Gay said she has known the Prestridges for more than 20 years. She’s not the only one who loves the couple, she said.

Two Missouri residents passing through Heflin are facing drug and weapon charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 20 Wednesday, according to law enforcement.

Two teenage siblings are facing burglary charges after they allegedly broke into a neighbor’s workshop and stole approximately $2,000 in tools which they hoped to sell for Christmas money, according to Heflin police.

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