HALEYVILLE - A portion of Airport Road in the area of Brookhaven 1 subdivision is being barricaded by the Haleyville Street Department due to flooding conditions from heavy rain during severe storms Sunday night. Motorists are being advised to avoid this area.
ARLEY - A single vehicle crash on Saturday night , April 18, has claimed the life of an Arley teen.
MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) continues its system-wide efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 across its facilities, working in partnership with Governor Ivey’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and various infectious disease control experts.
WINSTON COUNTY - The closure of all schools and some businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created an excessive load on internet service.
HALEYVILLE - Perhaps the biggest event in all of Winston County each year is being canceled for 2020.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Being a principal is more than just a job for some. It is a lifelong ambition of care for students, faculty, staff and even other principals. Winston County High School’s principal, Jeff Cole, has been a pillar for those who have passed through the front doors of the school since he became principal Dec. 16, 2003.
MONTGOMERY - Without giving any specifics, Governor Kay Ivey announced during a press conference Tuesday, April 14, that plans are being worked upon to begin the process of reopening Alabama's economy, as it appears that the stay-at-home order put in place April 3, is beginning to help "flatten the curve" of COVID-19 cases.
WINSTON COUNTY - Lakeland Community Hospital has a new COVID-19 testing site, with locations across Winston County weekly.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim guidance for enforcing OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR Part 1904) as it relates to recording cases of COVID-19.
ARLEY - Meek Elementary School has released the third nine weeks honor roll.
MONTGOMERY - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Thursday, April 9, the establishment of response teams within the attorney general’s office to provide authoritative answers to law enforcement, public officials, businesses, employees and residents of Alabama concerning enforcement and compliance of the State Health Order relating to the Coronavirus-2019 pandemic issued by Governor Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris.
WINSTON COUNTY - For many young anglers, being out of school due to Coronavirus-2019 has meant an end to high school fishing teams, tournaments and time spent lakeside with friends. Fortunately, anglers ages 13-19 looking for a practical way to avoid crowds while still enjoying nature, exercise and a competitive outlet can join the Big Bass Zone Junior Championship (BBZ JC), an online tournament sponsored by B.A.S.S.
AUBURN - An Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor, Dr. Constantinos Kyriakis, will soon commence testing of new vaccine candidates that could offer protection against COVID-19 and help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
AUBURN - Social media platforms are lighting up about a recent Australian study on the possible antiviral effects that the drug Ivermectin may have on the COVID-19 virus. However, there is little known about the affects this treatment could have.
WASHINGTON - The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers that it is illegal to retaliate against workers because they report unsafe and unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.