BEAR CREEK - The Town of Bear Creek now has a new mayor and new police chief.
The Bear Creek Council appointed Tammie Rowe Batchelor as the town's new mayor during their Monday night meeting. After her appointment, Batchelor appointed Joey Franks as the town's new police chief.
BIRMINGHAM - The Addison Lady Dawgs have won their sixth straight state volleyball championship at the CrossPlex in Birmingham, defeating their county rival, the Winston County Lady Jackets, 3-2.
ADDISON - First responders are on the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Highway 278 east of Addison near the Rock Creek bridge. One vehicle has supposedly rolled over. Please avoid this area and choose an alternate route if at all possible.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A vehicle was stolen from a local business last week, and police and the business owners are needing the public's health locating it.
A white 2007 GMC four-wheel drive truck with a flatbed was stolen from Better Built Trailers, in Double Springs sometime during the evening hours of Thursday, Oct. 18. The single wheel truck has a custom cab light bar on top of it.
If spotted, please contact the Double Springs Police Department at 205-489-5115.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Board of Education has developed a new Serve with Pride award for their system with a different honoree chosen each month. For September, the award was given in honor of long time teacher and track coach Howie Lyons who retired from the system in 1996. The high school recipient for this Serve with Pride award was Tristan Carter, honored in a presentation by High School Principal Dr. Erika McCoy at the board's regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 25.
HALEYVILLE - A new award presented this month by administrators from Haleyville City Schools was in honor of long time teacher and track coach Howie Lyons, who retired from the system in 1996. The award presented by Middle School Principal Bo Wilcoxson was to student Aynelise Vickery. The award was presented at the board of education's Tuesday, Sept. 25 meeting. A different honoree will be chosen each month.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville City Board of Education has developed a new line of service awards for their system, with a new honoree chosen this month. In September the Serve with Pride award was in honor of long time high school teacher and successful track coach Howie Lyons who retired from the system in 1996. Each month, administrators from each system will highlight a student deserving of Serve with Pride awards. Elementary Principal Christy Bice announced Boston Brewer as the elementary student at the board of education's regular session on Tuesday, Sept. 25.