FLORENCE - The following local UNA students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:
Tiffany Harbison, of Arley;
Stormy Sides, of Haleyville;
Meaghan Hardy Reed, of Phil Campbell.
They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only.
HALEYVILLE- The four way stop area of 20th Street in the area of 20th Avenue between Haleyville High School, middle school and elementary school is scheduled to be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, in order for some minor road work to be done. Teachers, administrators and the general public need to to use caution and avoid this particular area during the closure.
HALEYVILLE - A structure fire off of Macedonia Road near Haleyville has resulted in the loss of a significant amount of farm equipment and hay bales, as well as spooked livestock on the farm.
Haleyville fire and police, along with other agencies are currently on the scene. The Alabamian also has a reporter on scene and will have more as it becomes available.
NATURAL BRIDGE- The Haleyville Water Department worked to repair the rupture of an eight-inch water line caused by lightning striking a tree near the Natural Bridge Post Office around 4 p.m. Wednesday, with service restored late Wednesday evening.
Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri reported around 8 p.m. that crews were having to dig down to where the line ruptured, remove and replace the damaged portions.
Meanwhile, water service for Lynn customers was disrupted until repairs were made, Sunseri said.