DOUBLE SPRINGS - Many children grow up knowing their father, his looks, his mannerisms and his character. Some grow up with their father across town or even across the nation. Not many, though, grow up without ever seeing their father because he lives in another country, but that is what happened to Georgia Rose Evans, of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville City Council approved a measure during their Monday, July 2, meeting to pay a match of nearly $207,000 toward a potential Community Development Block Grant the city is applying for a water and sewer improvement project that will benefit approximately 70 households in a primarily low-income area along Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Streets.
DELMAR - An accident is being reported at the intersection of Highway 13 South and County Road 62 near Delmar Friday, June 22, at approximately noon. Only minor injuries are being reported by dispatchers, but traffic is blocked in both the northbound and southbound lanes. Please choose an alternate route at this time.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston County 9-1-1 Executive Director Tim Webb has been appointed by Gov. Kay Ivey to the Alabama 9-1-1 Board, representing the Fourth Congressional District. Webb’s recommendation to fill a vacancy on the statewide board came from a group of his peers in the Alabama Association of 9-1-1 Districts, whose board of directors Webb has been a member of for six consecutive terms.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Fire Department has been dispatched to bring the ladder truck to Walmart regarding a medical issue with someone upon the roof Wednesday, June 13, at approximately 10:40 a.m.. There is no fire or any other type of emergency at Walmart in Haleyville.
LAWRENCE COUNTY/WINSTON COUNTY LINE - Officers are on scene of an accident where a tractor-trailer has overturned on Highway 33, just north of Double Springs over the county line into Lawrence County. Please use caution driving through this area over the next couple of hours, as officers work to get a wrecker on scene capable of getting the truck upright, as well as picking up a steel coil which has fallen from the vehicle.
RABBITTOWN - The Ashridge Volunteer Fire Department has been dispatched Monday, June 4, at approximately 1:45 p.m. to a one-vehicle accident on Highway 195 North in the sharp curves just past the intersection with Highway 243. Please use caution in this area.
JASPER - A single-vehicle crash at 12:29 a.m. today, June. 4, has claimed the life of a Jasper man. Victor Marcel Del Fuoco, 26, was killed when the 2007 Ford Mustang he was driving exited the roadway on the right side, striking an embankment. Fuoco was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on I-22, 4.5 miles southeast of Cordova. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Fire Department has been dispatched Thursday, May 31, to Ninth Avenue, where a tree has fallen across power lines, taking a power pole down.
BEAR CREEK - In a special-called meeting of the Bear Creek Council Wednesday, May 30, the retirement of town clerk Ava McCurley, was announced and accepted, effective July 1. After some discussion, the council approved naming Bear Creek Water Department Clerk Jamie Green as interim town clerk, effective July 1. Green will serve as clerk for both the water department and the town.