MONTGOMERY - Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced Monday, March 23, that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.
HALEYVILLE - A good fiscal year with sound accounting gave the Haleyville Water Works and Sewer Board a satisfying review of their finances by Rick McCabe, CPA, of McCabe and Associates of Fayette. The review was given at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25. The finances were in great shape, according to McCabe, allowing the board to adopt a resolution for a clean water state revolving fund revenue bond.
NAUVOO - One of Winston County’s secluded spots is at Camp McDowell, on Clear Creek near the Walker County line. It was purchased by the Alabama Diocese in 1946 and made into the camp it is today. A multi-faceted facility brimming with stunning architecture, one of the highlights has become known as Alabama’s first nature pre-school: Magnolia Nature School at Camp McDowell.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Three separate schools have benefited this year with three Boy Scouts earning their right to be called Eagle Scouts. The Winston Career Academy had the flag pole and the surrounding area updated by Mitchell Taylor, Winston County High School had an outdoor classroom built beside Double Springs Middle School by Hunter Fields and now Logan Lewis has completed an outdoor classroom at Double Springs Elementary School. Work on the project began in November.
LYNN - Week before last, many noticed the large roll of fiber optic wire placed at the Lynn Volunteer Fire Department station located on County Road 59 north of Lynn. A crew from Star Construction, LLC, based out of Knoxville, Tenn., were digging a ditch on the east side of the road burying the fiber optic cable.
HALEYVILLE - The Carl Elliott Regional Library has closed all the libraries within its system - including the Double Springs and Arley public libraries - until further notice.
WINSTON COUNTY - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following recommendations have been enacted by Nichols and Pinkard funeral homes, after receiving guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Alabama Department of Public Health.