Marion/Winston Community Action considers merger


The Marion/Winston Community Action Agency discuss plans to merge with the Community Action Partnership of North Alabama. Shown from left are David McNutt, board chair person of MWCAA; Jeff Fleming, executive director of MWCAA and Tim Thrasher, CEO of CAPNA.
HALEYVILLE - Over the past several months, Marion/Winston Community Action Agency - which helps low-income families with heating and cooling costs, among other things -, has been considering a merger with either Community Service Programs of West Alabama or Community Action Partnership of North Alabama.

Lynn Elementary gets Students to Stewards grant for greenhouse


Lynn Elementary School receives a check from the Alabama Power Foundation in the amount of $3,500 for a greenhouse to add to their outdoor class room. Shown from left are Melinda Weaver with Alabama Power; Kaci Randolph, teacher and researcher at LES and Jennifer Baker, LES principal.
LYNN - Lynn Elementary School continues to achieve success and strives in multiple ways for their students to learn, besides the classic textbook example.

County working to fix flood damage


Portions of County Road 4033 were washed away in the Helicon area during torrential rains that slammed the eastern portions of Winston County March 17.
WINSTON COUNTY - Although Winston County dodged a bullet when it came to tornadoes during Wednesday, March 17’s severe weather outbreak, flooding rains caused extensive damage, as well as extra costs for the county.

Tax day extended by IRS to May 17

WINSTON COUNTY - The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service have announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days.