WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has created a dashboard that provides real-time updates on the COVID-19 case count in the state, with countywide breakdowns. To view it, click here.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - “Keep and bear arms.” These words ring true for many citizens of Winston County and the country as a whole. In response to alarm throughout the country, many fearing their guns will be taken away by the federal goverment, several counties have begun making resolutions to show solidarity with their citizens.
WINSTON COUNTY - Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will once again host its annual decoration day on Sunday, May 16.
WINSTON COUNTY - The decision by Winston County Schools Superintendent Greg Pendley this past week to accept bids on the county’s 16th section of property, which the Winston County Board of Education has had under its control since a ballot vote in 2016, has been met with mixed reactions by the public.
WINSTON COUNTY - The mask enforcement mandate for Alabama has ended. The vaccine is now accessible to anyone over the age of 16. Thankfully, we seem to be nearing the end of the pandemic. Unfortunately, now that the public can enjoy some things they have not been able to for more than a year, there appears to be fewer workers willing to work.
WINSTON COUNTY - Governor Kay Ivey’s state health order issued on April 7, has given permission for senior citizen centers throughout the state to reopen their doors Monday, after being closed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but local officials feel the attached guidelines are so strict that centers will presently remain closed.
WINSTON COUNTY - Contrary to reports that Winston County ranks at the bottom of the state when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations, local city, county and health officials are claiming that other counties have lower rates.