BEAR CREEK - Bear Creek’s animal control ordinance - which was voted into place by the town council in 2006 - has plenty of teeth in it, but town officials want to sink deeper into a major ongoing issue regarding dogs to get something done.
Parks and Recreation Director Joel Sherrill and Mayor Ken Sunseri stand on a set of stairs on the Rocky Ravine Park trail that has remained open, Sept. 16. Replacing these stairs, as well as those on the closed trail, will be among the improvements made if Haleyville receives an ADECA Recreational Trails Program grant.
HALEYVILLE - Rocky Ravine is a beautiful green space near the heart of Haleyville, but the state of its trails has kept some residents from enjoying its splendor.
Now, the trails at Rocky Ravine Park, one of which has been closed for years, and a trail leading into the ravine from City Lake may soon see improvements if the city of Haleyville receives an Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs' Recreational Trails Program grant for which it has applied.
Volunteers sorting and packing food at a drive-through food bank at PHS.
BEAR CREEK - Many families from Bear Creek and surrounding areas recently received 46 pounds of food each thanks to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed), the West Alabama Food Bank (WAFB) of Northport and Phillips High School.
Flags surrounding the grave of Sr.A Mark Forester, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010, are broken and destroyed, part of a desecration of his grave. Dozens of other graves were also vandalized by having their flowers stolen.
HALEYVILLE - The grave of Senior Airman Mark Forester was found desecrated Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, when American flags were found scattered, poles splintered, iron poles bent and a cloth flag with Mark’s picture torn to shreds.
Pink bows will be up all over Double Springs in the upcoming weeks as the Panorama Study Club prepares for its annual Paint the Town Pink 5K run and walk to raise money for breast cancer support for local patients.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Panorama Study Club in Double Springs is gearing up for its 11th annual Paint the Town Pink 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The same man who was seen on security footage breaking into Harrison Drugs and allegedly stealing controlled substances two months ago was caught in the act when he returned to the business and repeated his steps Saturday, Sept. 3.
Luke Hendrix, co-owner of Blue Moon Beverages in Double Springs, shows where entry was made through the front door into the business.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The man, who broke into Blue Moon Beverages and stole the safe, as well as his accomplice, who drove the getaway vehicle, have each been charged in connection with the early morning incident on Saturday, Aug. 27.
HALEYVILLE - A new method of communication between the public and the City of Haleyville goes live this week, creating an easy way to report suspicious activity or any form of safety concerns to the proper authorities.