CULLMAN - Less than a month after Cullman Electric Cooperative announced a major internet project to build a fiber optic network among its substations, another major announcement was made Thursday, June 18, that 264 miles of lateral fiber lines would also be installed, connecting 12,000 homes and businesses to high speed internet.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Hayden Hodge, from Double Springs, who is majoring in management, is on Freed-Hardeman's Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester. Hunter Hodge, from Double Springs, who is majoring in management, is on Freed-Hardeman's Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester.
MARION COUNTY - A single-vehicle crash at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, has claimed the life of a Winfield man.
DUNCAN BRIDGE - Seven months after state legislators brought news to Winston County, that the state would take over maintenance and upkeep of 60-year-old Duncan Bridge, the official transfer took place Monday, June 15, celebrated by congregating of state and local officials at the blue steel bridge spanning Smith Lake.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Board of Education met Thursday, June 11, and approved a short list of employee transfers and three recommendations for employment.
SMITH LAKE - A Decatur couple charged last year with criminally negligent homicide in the July 4, boating accident that resulted in the death of Kelsey Starling will not stand trial.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Marion-Winston Counties Community Action Agency has begun making appointments and providing assistance for residential cooling energy bills.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Applications are now being accepted for Double Springs Elementary School's preschool program for the 2020-2021 school year.
WINSTON COUNTY - Alabama Power is trying to get the word out regarding a new scam targeting its customers.
BIRMINGHAM - The medical detectives at the Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have helped find a potential drug to treat COVID-19.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is requesting information on broadband internet access and speed from Alabama residents and businesses.