The town Council of Cedar Bluff met on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm with all Council members present except Council Member Letha Harp.
A citizen and former educator recently thanked the Cherokee County Commission for putting the renewal of the 1 cents sales tax for education on the ballot for the July 15 runoff election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says public sector unions can't collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.
The justices on Monday said collecting the fees violates the First Amendment rights of workers who are not union members.
The ruling is a financial blow to labor unions that have bolstered their ranks in Illinois and other states by signing up hundreds of thousands of home health care workers.
The case was brought by a group of Illinois in-home care workers who said they didn't want to pay fees related to collective bargaining. They claimed the "fair share fees" violate their constitutional rights by compelling them to associate with the union.
Lower courts had thrown out the lawsuit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.
While many doctors want to specialize these days, at least one future physician has his heart set on family practice medicine.
The Cherokee County Herald’s Shannon Fagan took home five awards from the 2014 Alabama Sports Writers 43rd Annual Convention held Sunday, June 8 in Troy, Ala.
Citizens are reminded that the 2014 Cherokee County Relay for Life event is this Friday, June 13, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Cherokee County High School Warrior Football Stadium.
Cabela’s Incorporated announced today plans to open its first Alabama retail location in Huntsville, Ala., serving customers in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee.
A local businessman and community leader is seeking the help of the City of Centre to enhance local waterways. Jerry Culberson recently approached Centre Mayor Tony Wilkie and the Centre City Council about possibly constructing a park along the Alabama Highway 9 Causeway at the state docks.
The town of Cedar Bluff had a special called Council meeting on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2 p.m. with all Council members present.
Remington announced Thursday it will move two weapons lines to its new Huntsville facility, including one that produces a semi-automatic rifle that is no longer legal for the company to sell in New York without modifications.
The Centre City Council, during its Tuesday, May 13 meeting, voting to enter into an annual $1,000 contract with Cherokee County Chapter of the American Red Cross.
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month, and Harbin Clinic Certified Audiologists are offering free hearing aid evaluations. Signs that you may need a hearing aid evaluation:
General Dynamics Land Systems has landed a $163 million Army contract to continue conversions on Stryker infantry combat vehicles at Anniston Army Depot.
American Legion Post 62 and other organizers and supporters invite everyone to come out this weekend for the Armed Forces Day Parade and Cookout scheduled for this Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Verizon Wireless is adding more than 400 full-time jobs in Alabama, mostly in the Huntsville area.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Leaders are making an economic development announcement they say will create jobs statewide and particularly in the Tennessee Valley of north Alabama.
Gov. Robert Bentley's office has scheduled an event for Tuesday afternoon in the old House chamber. It's to announce a development project affecting Huntsville, but Bentley's office says the impact is statewide.
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle says the announcement is significant for the valley region, but he wouldn't elaborate.
Corporate executives and local leaders will join Bentley for the announcement in Montgomery.
After 35 years, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce has retired one of its most coveted awards and has begun a new award named after the late W.A. “Dub” Ellis Jr. who passed away earlier this year.
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.”-Helen Keller
Republican Candidate for Alabama Secretary of State Reese McKinney addressed the recent Cherokee County Republican Party Breakfast held at The Onion Patch Restaurant in Centre.