MARION COUNTY - A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, has claimed the life of a Bear Creek man. Jeremy Poston, 49, was killed when the 1988 Jeep Wagoneer he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Poston was pronounced deceased on scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 253 at the 19 mile-marker approximately 14 miles east of Hamilton. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The COVID-19 pandemic hit hard in March 2020, and shut down many businesses and gathering places for the safety of everyone.
WINSTON COUNTY - As cases of COVID-19 in Alabama increase rapidly, subsequent hospitalizations due to the virus have risen at a rate not previously seen.
CULLMAN COUNTY - Earlier this week, the Alabama Department of Public Health confirmed a raccoon to be positive for rabies after it attacked a person on a walking trail near a subdivision on Fox Hollow Road in Cullman.
DELMAR - Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4543 and Auxiliary will meet Monday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. at the post home, located at 8 County Road 17 off of Highway 13 South in Delmar.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Water Works and Sewer Board was paid a visit on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, by an inspector of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to perform a sanitary survey. Residents will be glad to know the utility received the highest possible grade of satisfactory.
WINSTON COUNTY - Alabama families who qualify for Pandemic EBT can expect to see additional benefits loaded onto their EBT cards within the next week.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A Regional Paramedical Service ambulance, transporting a patient for treatment at Lakeland Community Hospital, was involved in an accident in the early morning hours of Friday, July 23, resulting in two medics as well as the patient being evaluated at the hospital.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A new opportunity is presenting itself to help the youth of Winston County learn specific skills for future careers. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics can open new pathways in fields such as law enforcement, emergency medical services and fire fighting. Sponsored by the non-profit Free State STEM Foundation, the newly established Double Springs Engineering and Technology Exploring Post 92 and Club 92 met officially the first time Monday, June 21.
WINSTON COUNTY - The 2022 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest will begin accepting entries on Monday, August 2.
ASHRIDGE - A three-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 6:13 p.m. Thursday, July 22, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman, and injured one other.