Friday May 17
Harpersville mayor: Loss of court revenue causing budget shortfall
HARPERSVILLE, Alabama -- Last summer Harpersville lost its municipal court amid controversy over its operations, and the city government is starting to feel the financial ripple effects.
Harpersville cites budget woes, considering 1 percent sales tax increase
Harpersville Mayor Theoangelo Perkins says the municipal government is facing hard financial times that will result in either cuts to departments and services or instituting a 1 percent sales tax increase.
Final suspect in JSU hazing case arrested
The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested the last of 18 suspects in connection to a 2011 hazing incident at Jacksonville State University, according to authorities.