COVID-19

Local senior centers remain closed despite state giving go-ahead to reopen

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.

Concerns raised over school events


Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland responds to concerns raised regarding crowds at school-sponsored events..
HALEYVILLE - Safety concerns relating to crowds gathering at certain events sponsored by Haleyville City Schools have been brought into question, in sight of the ever-present COVID-19 pandemic that is resulting in deaths of community residents, and students and faculty members being quarantined.

Addison hit hard by COVID-19


Addison Town Hall appears unoccupied, but town officials note that business is being conducted at the drive-thru, since the public is not allowed in the lobby due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in the town.
ADDISON - Although Addison town officials and employees have mixed views about the COVID-19 vaccine that is being administered in Winston County, they all agree the vaccine is needful, especially with the town facing hardships due to surging virus cases.

Capstone waiting on vaccines

WINSTON COUNTY - Although the Capstone Clinic in Double Springs shares a facility with the Winston County Health Department, they did not receive COVID-19 vaccines to administer in round one as did the health department, according to Capstone Executive Director and Nurse Practitioner David Jones.

Free digital marketing class Jan. 14 to help COVID-19 affected businesses

HAMILTON - A partnership between the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments, the University of North Alabama, the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Industrial Development Authority of Winston County has created a free digital marketing class focusing on business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.