Deadline to submit candidate profile April 27

WINSTON COUNTY - Many politicians are making their official announcements of candidacy for the 2018 elections. The Alabamian has set guidelines for free political profiles to be published in its print edition, which is also reproduced in a digital edition. Two rounds of profiles will be offered this year - one for the June 5, party primaries, which will feature national, state and local candidates, and another for the Haleyville City School Board election set for later this year.

Haleyville man arrested after vehicle found burning at abandoned railroad

Police and fire officials found the vehicle burning near the old wooden bridge spanning the abandoned Illinois Central railroad tracks.
HALEYVILLE - A Haleyville man has been arrested, facing  multiple charges after a vehicle was found burning beside the abandoned Illinois Central railroad tracks in the area of Alabama Avenue and 5th Avenue Monday night, April 16.

Election deadlines approaching

WINSTON COUNTY - Although the June 5 primary election is still well over a month away, voters or those wishing to vote, are reminded of certain deadlines that will be quickly approaching.
The last day a person can register to vote will be May 21, at 4:30 p.m., stressed Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore.
The last day a person can apply for an absentee ballot is May 31 also at 4:30 p.m.


Arley Day May 19

From left, Arley Women’s Club members Diana Carpenter, Ilene Barnett, Laurie McGriff and Beth Sargent are among those making big preparations for the upcoming Arley Day Festival.
ARLEY - The 45th annual Arley Day Festival, sponsored by the Arley Women’s Club, promises more entertainment and events than ever before, all for the great cause of giving back to the community and further enhancing Hamner Park.

Java Medical Group speaks to Haleyville Civitan Club

Bappa Mukherji, CEO of Java Medical Group, left, and Chief Strategy Officer Ed Henry were special guests at the Tuesday, April 9 meeting of the Haleyville Civitan Club.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Civitan Club hosted special visitors at their Tuesday, April 10, meeting, when Bappa Mukherji, CEO of the Java Medical Group, and Chief Strategy Officer Ed Henry spoke about specifics in their plans of managing Lakeland Community Hospital. now that it has been purchased by the Haleyville/Winston County Health Care Authority.

Chamber of Commerce hosts candidates for forum

Winston County candidates at the Chamber of Commerce sponsored forum, from left, Wes Brown, candidate for Winston County Commission District 1; Jimmy Madison, candidate for sheriff; Bud Wilson, candidate for commission District 2; Sheriff Incumbent Tommy Moore and Commission District 2 incumbent David Cummings.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a political forum for Winston County candidates seeking election in the June 5 primary election.

Fire alarm at HES

A fire alarm sounded at Haleyville Elementary School Wednesday, April 11, at the start of the school day. All children and staff were safely removed from the building. Haleyville Fire Department is on hand to search for the source of the smoke smell. A second fire alarm sounded at approximately 8:40 a.m., with the Haleyville Fire Department coming back on scene.  More updates as they become available.