DOUBLE SPRINGS - ”Stitching” together in this trying time of pandemic, there is a group aiming to help make life easier for others.
Sharon Fike, of Double Springs, got the idea to help make face masks to give to first responders in the area. State Representative Tracy Estes will be distributing them amongst Winston and Marion counties.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - In a move that saddened all involved, Double Springs First United Methodist Church has regretfully had to cancel its annual Holy Week services, which were scheduled for April 6-10 , due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The health and safety of our friends and neighbors is of utmost concern to us. So, for the first time in over 30 years, Holy Week will not be conducted this year," Lay Leader Jim Baird said.
BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST - Effective immediately, public access to developed campgrounds, day use areas and dispersed recreation area restrooms in the following locations in the Bankhead National Forest are temporarily yet indefinitely suspended, for the health and safety of visitors and staff due to the Coronavirus-2019, or COVID-19 pandemic.
Areas affected are:
Houston Day Use Area;
Brushy Lake Campground;
Sipsey Trailhead (restroom only);
Natural Bridge Day Use Area (located near Moreland);