WINSTON COUNTY - Be an informed voter, is the message election officials are sending out in preparation for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - “Prayer changes the heart and can change the nation,” Franklin Graham, son of Evangelist Billy Graham, believes. With that reality and truth, there will be a God, Country and Community Prayer Rally on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m., on the steps of the Winston County Courthouse in Double Springs to come together and celebrate our blessings from Almighty God. We as citizens have been blessed abundantly to live in a wonderful place called Winston County.
MUSCLE SHOALS - Local and area officials, including the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce, received a welcomed funding announcement on Wednesday morning, Oct. 14, from the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments of funds totaling over $1 million to be used to help businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WINSTON COUNTY - Three Winston County varsity volleyball teams are all heading to Huntsville for regionals. Haleyville, Addison and Meek will all play at the Von Braun Civic Center this week.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Coinciding with the ad valorem taxes becoming due, the Winston County Revenue Commissioner’s office has a new person appointed as appraiser by the Winston County Commission. A familiar face to many, Shawn Blanton transferred from the road department to the chief appraiser position when Andy McSpadden resigned in September.
WINSTON/MARION - In a year that has been filled with difficulties and challenges, one regional agency is now offering services in Winston and Marion counties to bring hope and peace to women in need.
HALEYVILLE - The true meaning of veterans’ service and sacrifice to America will not be hidden behind regulations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but will be celebrated in a safe manner in downtown Haleyville Saturday, Nov. 7.
WINSTON COUNTY- A planned eight-hour power outage will be in effect this Saturday, Oct. 17, for the eastern third of Winston County, which will include Addison, Arley, Houston, Helicon, Grayson and Moreland. The outage is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. and could be out up to 2 p.m.
HALEYVILLE - Brian Berry defeated incumbent Richard “Bicycle” Bittinger to take the place 5 seat in the Tuesday, Oct. 6, run-off election for Haleyville City Council, marking the second upset in Haleyville council races from the Aug. 24 municipal election.
HALEYVILLE - The Federal Aviation Authority has claimed in a letter, confirming research of deeds and easements, that a portion of property of the Haleyville Country Club has encroached on Posey Field Airport property and thus a fence currently being constructed through FAA guidelines is taking up two holes on the golf course.
ARLEY - The temperature may be a bit cooler than the dog days of summer, but is just right for Dog Daze, the third annual event on Saturday, Oct. 24, raising funds and awareness toward the K-9 cause.