WINSTON COUNTY - It came as a surprise to many officials in municipal and county government that the remaining $72 million from Alabama’s share of the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund not distributed as of Dec. 31, 2020, would be reallocated into the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund.
WINSTON COUNTY - A year of record-setting unemployment in Alabama due to the COVID-19 pandemic will soon mean a dramatic increase in unemployment tax on the backs of businesses already struggling.
LYNN - The Lynn town council met Monday, Dec. 21, to discuss the purchase of a new telemetry system for the water works department.
LYNN - A pleasant end to the year has happened for the Lynn Volunteer Fire Department despite the uncertainty the year 2020 has brought. Expensive items have been purchased thanks to two grants the department received recently. The most costly items are 16 brand new self-contained breathing apparatus devices used in most situations involved with the fire department.
LYNN - The annual Christmas parade at Lynn, which was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12, has been postponed to Monday night, Dec. 14. Line up for the parade is set for 6:30 p.m. with the parade beginning at 7. The town has the Christmas tree up currently and will have a tree lighting ceremony following the parade.
LYNN - Those who have gone on before us cannot help, and it is left to those who stay behind to keep their memorials in top shape. Tittle Cemetery, an isolated, yet well-kept graveyard, is in need of attention. Local residents Brenda and Junior Mathews, of Lynn are asking for help to restore the stone structures over two graves.