Donations needed for planned Arley Senior Citizens Center

Committee members of the Arley-Smith Lake Senior Outreach Center shows the gutted interior of the former BankFirst building that is being remodeled into a senior center. From left, Cheryl Rickett, committee vice president; Cathy Cooper, president; Bob Cooper, treasurer and State Representative Tim Wadsworth.
ARLEY - Now that the interior of the future Arley-Smith Lake Senior Outreach Center has been gutted by numerous volunteers, the hard part begins, with donations desperately needed to finance the renovation.

Need for virtual school days debated by Haleyville School Board

Haleyville Board of Education member Beth McAlpine, seated third from left, noted that students are not benefitting from virtual days. She is shown seated among fellow board members at a recent meeting. From left, Boo Haughton, Kris Burleson, McAlpine, Donna Jones, Board President Chad Tidwell and Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland.
HALEYVILLE - Differing viewpoints were shared between a member of the Haleyville Board of Education and administrators at Haleyville City Schools, as to why virtual days are still needed and being included in the 2023-2024 school calendar.

Firefighters association supports efforts to bring additional ambulance service into east Winston County

LYNN - The Winston County Firefighters Association voted in favor of Arley, Helicon and Addison fire departments continuing their efforts to bring an additional ambulance service into their communities at its monthly meeting at the Lynn Volunteer Fire Department...

Addison Lady Bulldogs and Meek Tigers to play Saturday in Northwest Regionals; Haleyville's game moved to Monday

HANCEVILLE - After having their games postponed Thursday, Feb. 16, due to the threat of severe weather, the Addison Lady Bulldogs and the Meek Tigers will take to the court Saturday, Feb. 18, to compete at the Northwest Regionals on the campus of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.

School systems virtual Thursday due to severe weather threat

WINSTON COUNTY - Both Haleyville City and Winston County school systems have announced a virtual day for Thursday, February 16, due to the threat of severe weather.  Students will not be on campus that day, but teachers will be there to assist students with virtual or online lessons. According to ABC Meteorologist James Spann, the severe weather is expected to enter the western portion of the state around noon on Thursday.
Be weather aware, take proper safety precautions and follow the Alabamians live feed on this site for updates.  

Sister Hazel to headline bands for 9-1-1 Festival

HALEYVILLE - Platinum selling band Sister Hazel out of Florida will headline the city of Haleyville’s 911 festival Friday June 2 in downtown. Sister Hazel will take the stage at 9:30 pm, announced 911 Festival committee member Brandon Norris.

On the stage as direct support band will be Rumours ATL A Fleetwood Mac Tribute which will take the stage at 8 pm.

More campsites created at Twin Forks

From left, Bear Creek Town Clerk Kay Wiginton, Dale Flippo, supervisor of the Bear Creek Street and Sanitation Department and Twin Forks Campground Manager Melissa Taylor are standing where land is being cleared for new camp sites.
BEAR CREEK - When Twin Forks Campground in Bear Creek reopens March 1, those seeking recreation will have more camping sites to choose from, thanks to an ongoing expansion.