WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Legislature is constitutionally required to draw new congressional and state legislative distrct boundaries the year after a census is taken, and public hearings are being held across the state so residents can make their voices heard on how these lines should be drawn.
HALEYVILLE - The City of Haleyville will be using some of its American Rescue Plan monies to make some much-needed improvements at Lakeland Community Hospital.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Something new is in the air this year at the fifth annual City Fest in Double Springs. If you have ever wanted to be in a hot air balloon, your chance is coming up Saturday, Sept. 4, when a licensed individual from Huntsville will be offering tethered hot air balloon rides. They will be at the football field at Double Springs Elementary School.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Haleyville Street and Sanitation Department will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, for Labor Day. Monday’s garbage route will be picked up with Tuesday’s, on Sept. 7.
HALEYVILLE - The Northwest Alabamian is changing its advertising deadlines for the Wednesday, Sept. 8, edition, due to the Labor Day holiday. Classifieds will need to be turned in by Friday, Sept. 3, at 9 a.m. The deadline for display advertising will be Friday, Sept. 3, at 4 p.m.
Over the last few weeks, we have seen an increased number of COVID-19 cases in adults and children due to the Delta variant, which is more contagious.
WINSTON COUNTY - So it shall be as it was? Over the previous months, Winston County has been labeled as a county with some of the fewest COVID-19 vaccinations in the state. As of last Thursday, only 34.5 percent of the eligible population had received at least one dose of the vaccine.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Board of Education’s long-awaited action to sell a portion of 16th section property that’s been in their control, but lying dormant in the Houston area means a financial benefit to the school district in the form of interest and eventually property taxes providing benefits across the county.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for a full-time deputy.
WINSTON COUNTY - A resolution passed by the Winston County Commission Monday morning, Aug. 9, means renewing five mills of property tax benefiting both Haleyville City and Winston County schools will now go before county voters to decide in a special election Tuesday, Nov. 9.
HALEYVILLE - An 84-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of an 89-year-old woman found in the house where he was living Saturday morning, Aug. 7.
WINSTON COUNTY - hey have practiced medicine locally for decades and are trusted by people of all ages. Together, they have a simple message for local residents: Get Vaccinated.