Arley native gives back


Celia Sampley, left, and Debra Johnson, right, give their respective grandson and son, Caleb Johnson, a big hug.
ARLEY - Arley native Caleb Johnson, author of the newly-published book Treeborne, has been on a book signing tour across the southeast since it was published by Picador Press in June, but recently came home to share his success by giving back.

Continentally-divided family reunites


From l-r, Arnold Stewart, Kay Stewart, Georgia Evans, Pam Stewart and Keith Evans are happy to now be a united family.

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.

Arley Women’s Club kicks off recycling program


Shown at the grand opening of the new recycling program, from left, Arley Women’s Club members Nancy Adams, Nancy Sellers, Vice President and Program Co-Chairperson Ann Atkinson, Libby Bailey, Club President and Program Co-Chairperson Cindy Bryant, Arley Mayor Chris Tyree, State Representative Tim Wadsworth and County Commissioner Bobby Everett.
ARLEY - The Arley Women’s Club has kicked off a multi-phase recycling program that will hopefully lead to grant funding for a countywide recycling effort.

Wreck on Highway 13 South

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.

Webb appointed to Alabama 9-1-1 Board


Tim Webb

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.

 

Hayes, mayors respond to residents' plea for better water


From left, Lynn Mayor Jeff Stokes, Double Springs Mayor Elmo Robinson and Winston County Commission Chairman Roger Hayes meet to discuss the project to see what can be done.
WINSTON COUNTY - After yet another plea presented to officials about contaminated well water on County Road 25, the Winston County Commission is joining forces with the towns of Double Springs and Lynn...

Tax abatement for Winston Machinery approved by town council


From left, Council Members Alan Barnett, Tommy Chambless and Chris Little; David Roberson of the Winston County Development Board; Town Clerk Marcia Manasco and Mayor Jeff Stokes.
LYNN - David Roberson, chairman of the Winston County Development Board, spoke at the town meeting of Lynn on June 18, and discussed the abatement process for Winston Machinery, owned by Jeff Richards.