ARLEY - The southern fried delicacy of chitterlings or chittlins, as they are commonly termed in the south, can be enjoyed the same, whether in person or picking them up pre-packaged in a drive-through format.
The mayor and council of Arley is now, from left, Roger Fincher, Brian Fincher, Devon Guthrie, Bobby Smith, Chris Tyree (mayor) and Robert Williams.
ARLEY - Responsibility comes with town council seats, since each one represents the people and taxpayers of the town. An empty seat came open in the Arley council with the passing of Jerry Goodwin, a long-serving advocate of Arley, on Jan. 2. At the monthly town meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, Brian Fincher was voted to fill the vacant seat. The oath of office was administered by Tammi Farley, the town clerk, and Fincher took over his duties immediately.
Goodwin took over the council seat after Fincher’s father, Kerry Fincher, retired.
BEAR CREEK - Anticipation for the reopening of Twin Forks Park is growing, as the drawing for campsites this Thursday, Feb. 11, will open the door for campers to begin choosing their sites, but under some different rules this year.
WINSTON COUNTY - Rural volunteer fire departments are often at the mercy of their communities when it comes to funding, meaning departments not financially supported by councils or towns are struggling to stay afloat.
MONTGOMERY - The USDA Forest Service is conducting prescribed (controlled) burns during the winter and spring seasons on approximately 134,500 acres throughout Alabama’s four national forests – Bankhead, Conecuh, Talladega and Tuskegee.
WINSTON COUNTY - Representative Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, has announced middle school students in House District 17 may apply for one of two scholarships to attend space camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland responds to concerns raised regarding crowds at school-sponsored events..
HALEYVILLE - Safety concerns relating to crowds gathering at certain events sponsored by Haleyville City Schools have been brought into question, in sight of the ever-present COVID-19 pandemic that is resulting in deaths of community residents, and students and faculty members being quarantined.
WINSTON COUNTY - The University of Alabama awarded some 2,257 degrees during its fall commencement Dec. 12.
Brian Dill, of Double Springs, received a Bachelor of Science degree in education.
Leigh Mayberry, of Arley, received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.
High volumes of traffic at Lakeland Community Hospital show the large numbers of people who have been going there to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations.
WINSTON COUNTY - COVID-19 vaccinations have extended past the initial phase 1A frontline healthcare workers and first responders to now include those 75 and older, as well as educators in both Haleyville City and Winston County schools.
Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore gives the oath of office to, from l-r: Winston County BOE members Randy Lee, Lamar Frith, Joey Boteler, Superintendent Greg Pendley and board members Allin Bailey and Mark Finley.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston County Schools Superintendent Greg Pendley and members of the board of education were administered the oath of office to begin a new term at the board’s regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12.
This type of aircraft will do a flyover to obtain aerial photos in Haleyville soon. It is a Pacific Aerospace PAC-750XL, a former skydiving plane modified for planimetrics. They were manufactured in New Zealand.
HALEYVILLE - Buildings, structures and streets look different in the air, and one often sees these places in a new light when viewing from above.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Public Library’s librarian Carla Waldrep wants everyone to know that the library is open, and all precautions are being taken to keep library patrons and visitors safe from COVID-19.