WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has created a dashboard that provides real-time updates on the COVID-19 case count in the state, with countywide breakdowns. To view it, click here.
ADDISON - The Hayes family reunion, which was scheduled to take place on Sept. 13, in Addison, has had to be canceled for this year. Organizers plan and hope to resume the family reunion in 2021.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - New Hope at Mt. Ebron Church, located on County Road 25 near Double Springs, will be having revival Thursday, Aug. 6, through Saturday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. each night. The evangelist will be Ronnie Robinson, pastor of Freedom Worship Center in Arley. Everyone is welcome to attend.
NATURAL BRIDGE - The Granny Wakefield family reunion, which is typically scheduled for the Saturday before the second Sunday in August, has been regrettably canceled for 2020, organizers said. Hopefully, the reunion will get to take place again next year.
Governor Kay Ivey announced Wednesday, July 29, that the current Safer-at-Home Order, which was set to expire July 31, has been extended through Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. The statewide mask ordinance has also been extended through Aug. 31.
A new order within the Safer-at-Home order will require all school students from second grade through college to wear masks while in school.