Series of suspicious fires spark investigation


Lynn Fire Chief Tim Harris shows destruction of one of two mobile units within 50 feet of each other from a suspicious blaze that also burned an acre of wooded area.
LYNN - At least four suspicious fires in the areas of county roads 29 to 339 have occurred in the past six weeks, including the most recent fire of two unoccupied dwellings that spread into a woods fire, sparking an ongoing investigation.

Driver’s license offices to close April 18-25


Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore and Chief Clerk J.C. Pruitt place a sign up letting customers know of the coming closure of driver’s license services at the office April 18-25.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Driver's license operations throughout the state will halt for one week, April 18-25, for some much needed system updates, so the public is encouraged to do any last minute or urgent business before that time.

New mobile units could be lifesavers


From left, Ashley Tucker, assistant chief of the Central Fire Department; David Crews, alternate director for the Alabama Association of Volunteer Fire Departments for district 2; Winston EMA Director A.J. Brown; Gerita Rye, marketing, public relations, physician recruitment and Lakeland Foundaton director for Lakeland Community Hospital; County Commissioners David Cummings and Bobby Everett.

WINSTON COUNTY      -  Winston County officials hope and pray a mass casualty incident never occurs locally, but are amply prepared in case one does.

Absentee ballot applications available starting March 30


Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore, who will also be serving as absentee election manager in the primary election, shows the application that must be submitted along with a valid photo ID.
WINSTON COUNTY - The reason the primary election was moved to Tuesday, May 24, from its original June time slot, was so that the runoff election would not fall during the Independence Day holiday.