WINSTON COUNTY - Throughout the years, weather records are continuously being broken as unusual temperatures, rainfall amounts and other weather phenomena occur. Most broken records are minor, usually within one or two degrees of a record high or record low. What is major, however, is when the big ones come through, and this winter in Winston County over the last couple months has received status as the wettest ever recorded.
HALEYVILLE - Two contracts totaling more than $660,000 have been approved for sewer improvements.
WINSTON COUNTY - Many small businesses - which have been suffering financially due to forced closures by the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic - are now beginning to reopen, but are still in need of financial assistance to cover their losses.
HALEYVILLE - A ray of light can shine through even the darkest of times. A group of local residents united this past Saturday, May 2, to give hope and encouragement to not only those on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic but also older residents who have been seemingly shut off from the world during related restrictions.
ARLEY - The Arley Public Library is not currently open, but there are books available for free in front of the building.
HALEYVILLE - Three teacher retirements were approved by the Haleyville Board of Education during a teleconference meeting Tuesday night, April 28.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - With the COVID-19 stirring up sickness, schools were closed in March by the Alabama State Department of Education. Homework packets were delivered to students, or they were completed online. What about the career and technical school? How will they be able to complete the year without the hands-on learning experience?
LYNN - Format of the annual decoration service this Sunday, May 3, at Crossroads Church of Christ, located off Highway 13 in the Lynn area, has been altered due to the new format of services at the church because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HALEYVILLE - Meals to Go is resuming its drive-up food service at Haleyville City Schools for all children ages 18 and under today.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Elementary School has released its third nine weeks honor rolls...
HALEYVILLE - Two Haleyville natives have recently been inducted into the nation's oldest collegiate honor society.
HALEYVILLE - This year marks the first time in the 69-year history of the Haleyville Alumni Association that the alumni luncheon has been canceled, but the decision was necessary amid the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting not just the area, but the state.
WINSTON COUNTY - Led by God’s guidance, a couple who is now calling Double Springs home is opening their hearts and arms to help a group of people within the community who are in desperate need of help.
LYNN - Kids and adults alike in Lynn will be able to play a game of basketball whenever they want as the outside court gets built over the coming months. Due to the large quoted price on creating a basketball court in Lynn, town officials are taking sealed bids through Monday, May 11 at the close of business at 4:30 p.m.
MONTGOMERY - Local propane providers are taking action to keep customers and employees safe during the covid-19 crisis, according to the Alabama Propane Gas Association.