WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has created a dashboard that provides real-time updates on the COVID-19 case count in the state, with countywide breakdowns. To view it, click here.
CARBON HILL - A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. Monday, April 19, has claimed the life of a Nauvoo man.
WINSTON COUNTY - The mask enforcement mandate for Alabama has ended. The vaccine is now accessible to anyone over the age of 16. Thankfully, we seem to be nearing the end of the pandemic. Unfortunately, now that the public can enjoy some things they have not been able to for more than a year, there appears to be fewer workers willing to work.
WINSTON COUNTY - Governor Kay Ivey’s state health order issued on April 7, has given permission for senior citizen centers throughout the state to reopen their doors Monday, after being closed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but local officials feel the attached guidelines are so strict that centers will presently remain closed.
WINSTON COUNTY - Contrary to reports that Winston County ranks at the bottom of the state when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations, local city, county and health officials are claiming that other counties have lower rates.
HAMILTON - Marion County Solid Waste will be holding an electronic recycling event Friday, May 14, from 8 a.m. until noon.
MUSCLE SHOALS - Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Music Department will hold a jazz band concert for the community on Saturday, April 24, at noon at the newly constructed Muscle Shoals Amphitheater, behind Muscle Shoals City Hall.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - New changes are being implemented this year with the delinquent tax sale, which will be held in the courtroom of the Winston County Courthouse on Thursday, May 6.
HALEYVILLE - Where does your water come from? In most places in the county, it comes from either Bear Creek or Brushy Creek. Double Springs residents receive water from both places, purchasing water from Haleyville (Bear Creek) and Arley (Brushy Creek). Double Springs has had a contract with Haleyville to purchase water for nearly 41 years, which is now in renegotiations.
WINSTON COUNTY - Alabama senior citizen centers will be allowed to reopen for indoor activities as of Monday, April 19.
FULTON - Itawamba Community College’s CenterStage will present its spring show at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 20 in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus.
A Haleyville woman has been arrested after allegedly forcing occupants out of a vehicle in a carjacking situation, then ditching the vehicle by driving it into a pond with the victims’ dog still inside.