Former principal Jesse Montgomery Jr. was a stabilizing force during integration
July 5, 2018
During 22 years as an educator and principal in Cleburne County, Jesse Montgomery Jr. bridged the gap between segregation and integration with respect, discipline and a calming attitude, friends and former students say. Read More...
 
 
Shoal Creek church makes state list of ‘Places in Peril’
July 4, 2018
The 123-year-old church’s original floor joists and foundation piers are failing, causing the floor to sag in places, according to Shoal Creek Preservation Society’s Alan Jones, 62, who also serves as the secretary/treasurer of the nonprofit grou... Read More...
 
 
Board Of Education approves transfers and hires
June 28, 2018
Cleburne County’s Board of Education unanimously agreed on a number of transfers, resignations and hires during a Tuesday meeting at its central office. Read More...
 
 
Cleburne children get final lessons in last ‘Wild Wednesday’
June 27, 2018
Thirty-nine kids attended the final in a series of “Wild Wednesdays” at Cahulga Creek Park in Heflin. The summertime environmental education program for children taught them low-cost ways to have fun. Read More...
 
 
Heflin City Council OKs plan for business investment
June 27, 2018
By unanimous vote the City Council on Tuesday approved a plan which officials hope will increase investment and lower the cost of doing business in Heflin. Read More...