Qualifying ends for Haleyville Board of Education election

HALEYVILLE - Qualifying ended Tuesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. for the three places on the Haleyville Board of Education that will be up for election July 12.

For Place 2, candidates who qualified are Boo Haughton and Valeria Taylor.  This seat has been open since Barry Burleson resigned last year.

For Place 4, incumbent Kris Burleson will face Brian Vickery.

For Place 5, incumbent Donna Jones is the only one who qualified.

 

Snoddy wins sheriff's race

WINSTON COUNTY - With 100 percent of ballot boxes from the May 24, primary counted in Winston County, according to the Alabama Secretary of State's website, Winston County Chief Deputy Caleb Snoddy will be the next sheriff of Winston County. 

Hyche defeats Everett for County Commission

WINSTON COUNTY - Winston County will have a new commissioner for District 1.

Rutger Hyche received 1,875 votes or 53.82% of the vote in the May 24, Republican Primary to defeat incumbent commissioner Bobby Everett, according to results posted on the Alabama Secretary of State's website.  Everett received 1,062 votes for 30.48% of the vote.  Mike Bailey received 547 votes for 15.70% of the vote.

Council member stirs waters over city pool


Bradly Comeens, director of Double Springs Park and Recreation and P&R employee Emily Holt at the pool, which has currently been drained in order for work to be done and chemicals checked before it opens.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - One Double Springs Town Council member’s opinion about the condition and lower attendance at the swimming pool at the community center stirred the waters at a recent meeting.

Juveniles confess to vandalism


Haleyville Librarian Carla Waldrep shows where the iron railing was removed from thestairwell behind the library.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Police are increasing patrols and re-enforcing rules to close off two parking lots where youth are congregating after another major vandalism incident.

Haleyville native shares his harrowing escape from Ukraine with HMS students


Haleyville native Mark Posey shares the story of his escape from Ukraine with students at Haleyville Middle School. Many of the students took notes during his program as part of a class project.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville native Mark Posey can truly say he has faced death, recalling both horrific and heartwarming details of his recent mission to Ukraine that came to a sudden halt when Russia invaded.