COVID-19

Sacred Harp singing at Friendship canceled this year

HALEYVILLE - Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, located on County Road 23, has an annual Sacred Harp singing and decoration on the fourth Sunday in April. Decoration this year is Sunday, April 26. Due to the COVID-19 virus, the singing portion of decoration has been canceled this year. However, the cemetery will be cleaned and the decorating of graves will continue.

Lakeland CEO explains testing procedures, cites shortage of certain supplies


Ashley Pool, CEO of Lakeland Community Hospital, explains procedures at an emergency meeting Thursday. Also shown is State Representative Tracy Estes who presided over the meeting.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Ashley Pool, CEO of Lakeland Community Hospital, sent out an important message at an emergency meeting attended by state and local officials Thursday, about steps the hospital is taking during the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.