Lynn

Federal, state legislators promise action to end railroad crossing blockages


Officials discuss the recent Norfolk Southern train situation in the town of Lynn with U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt. From left, Winston County Commissioners David Cummings and Rutger Hyche, Aderholt and Kelli Wolfe, district field representative for U.S. Senator Katie Britt.
LYNN - State and federal officials are seeking action and accountability from Norfolk Southern Railroad, which had a train stopped on the tracks in Lynn at least 12 hours...

Railroad crossing in Lynn blocked by train


This Norfolk Southern train has been blocking the intersection with County Road 356 since 6 a.m. January 23, creating major problems for businesses on the other side

LYNN - A main railroad crossing in Lynn has been blocked since 6 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, by a Norfolk Southern train that appears to be unoccupied, creating a massive disruption for many businesses and great concern for first responders.

The train is currently blocking the intersection with County Road 356, which has blocked the best path navigable to several businesses, including Pace Industries, Millport Lumber and Winston Machinery.

New water lines for Lynn, thanks to grant


Water Department Superintendent Joey Bell, Town Clerk Marcia Manasco, Water Department Clerk Kris Gray, Street Department Superintendent Danny Lindley and Street/Water Employee Kirt Nugent at the Third Street apartments, one site where the water system in Lynn will be improved thanks to a $398,000 grant.
LYNN - The Town of Lynn has been awarded a $398,000 Community Development Block Grant from federal funds administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs to replace the water lines on Long Street and Third Street...

Arson and theft suspected


Clay Hall looks at where he believes a fire was set on the bed in his bedroom, where he also discovered a 32-inch TV was missing.
LYNN - The victim of an early morning house fire Monday, Oct. 16, suspects arson and theft after finding fire had possibly been set at three separate locations inside his home and a TV missing from the bedroom.