Winston County Schools preparing for food supply shortage possiblities


Crystal Parrish, far right, manager of the Double Springs Elementary School Cafeteria, is shown with employees Crystal Colburn and Debra Sutherland inside the new freezer, where they are storing perishable items ahead of possible food shortages..
WINSTON COUNTY - The goal of Winston County Schools is to provide students with the most nutritious lunch, even if it means pulling from additional resources.

Parents as Partners returns to HMS


From left, Haleyville Middle School Guidance Counselor Meagan Vickery, Principal Bo Wilcoxson, Assistant Principal Elyse Aldridge and Social Worker Brandy Hulsey, show the banner inviting parents and students to attend their special workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 26.
HALEYVILLE - Parents play a vital role in their child’s education, and an important event planned for Tuesday, Oct. 26, will allow them to become more aware of middle school policies and procedures in a new format.

Haleyville PD makes trafficking arrests, finds THC edibles


The items pictured above may look like candy, but they certainly are not. These THC-laced edibles were found in a residence in Comeens Subdivision, and Haleyville Police are concerned similar items may wind up in the hands of children.
HALEYVILLE - Two Haleyville residents face drug trafficking and related charges after Haleyville Police discovered 15 pounds of marijuana, 60 edibles containing THC and a disassembled AR-15 assault rifle at a residence in Comeens Subdivision.

Northwest-Shoals sees increase in enrollment

PHIL CAMPBELL - Northwest-Shoals Community College has enrolled 3,443 credit students for the fall 2021 semester, which is an increase of 82 students, or over two percent, from fall 2020 figures.

According to interim NW-SCC President Dr. Chris Cox, the college looks to build on this momentum and focus on providing the best facilities and atmosphere for its students to be successful.

Haleyville wins their Area Tournament


The Haleyville Lady Lions are Area volleyball champions. Front row, l-r:Kynlie Ward, Maegan McCullar,Emma Parson, Lily Tinch, Kaylee Riddle-All Tournament, Kaitlyn Burleson, Aynelise Vickery. Back row, l-r: Assistant Coach Sydney Burleson, Audrey Sibley-MVP, Adyson Robertson, Abby Tidwell, Savannah Fralix-All Tournament, Ashley Clark, Drew Norris, Coach Sadie Hall. (Courtesy photo)

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Lions won the Class 4A, Area 12 championship Wednesday, Oct. 13, defeating Fayette County 3-0.  With the win, the Lions have punched their ticket to Regionals, which begin next week in Huntsville at the Von Braun Center South Hall.