BEAR CREEK - Voters had their say in a special wet/dry referendum, giving a majority no vote to alcohol sales and distribution for the town of Bear Creek on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
No votes totaled 64, with yes votes totaling 40. A total 104 votes were cast. Watch an upcoming edition of the Alabamian for a more in-depth story.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Street and Sanitation has announced that no garbage will be picked up on Friday, November 11, due to the Veterans Day holiday. Fridays garbage will be picked up along with routes on Monday, November 14.
HALEYVILLE - The Alabamian has determined that rumors about the drug fentanyl having caused a poisoning at Haleyville City Schools are false, having checked with Police Chief Rodney Lewis.
Lewis explained that the police department responded to a 13-year-old experiencing a drug overdose, but the incident did not involve fentanyl, nor did the incident occur on a school campus or at any school-related activity or function.
Delmar Volunteer Fire Department's Trunk-or-Treat will be 4-6 p.m. (while supplies last) on Sunday, Oct. 23. All children are invited to participate. There is no charge for the event. The DVFD is located at 12185 Hwy. 13, south of Haleyville.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Pig Squeal is a 4-H project in which kids aged 9-19 raise two pigs, starting Jan. 14, 2023, and then show one of them at the 4-H Pig Squeal Show and Auction on April 29, 2023. The pig will be processed before being delivered to the winning bidder. The deadline for registration is Nov. 14, 2022, and the registration fee is $150. Please see the flier below for additional requirements of the project and registration information. Contact Regional Extension Agent Dylan Gilbert at (205) 489-5376 for more information.
ARLEY - Children are invited to trick-or-treat at the Arley Town Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 4-6 p.m. The Arley Women’s Club’s Trunk-or-Treat will start at 5 p.m. in Hamner Park. The movie Happy Halloween, Scooby Doo! will be shown in the park at around 6:30, once it gets dark. Admission will be free and so will the popcorn. Those attending are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket and may feel free to wear a costume.
HALEYVILLE - Brooklyn Bice, of Haleyville, has been named to the Summer 2022 quarter dean's list at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida Campus in Port Orange, Florida.