Double Springs

County Road 4 bridge project nears completion


Replacing a section of railing on the County Road 4 bridge near Double Springs is some of the last work that must be done before the bridge reopens later this month.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - After an extended closure, the bridge on County Road 4 will be reopened later this month, after extensive repairs to the pilings or foundational supports underneath the bridge that were becoming worn and had posed safety concerns.

Sheriff’s office gets new equipment


Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore, left, and Chief Deputy Caleb Snoddy show the new tasers and radars that have arrived thanks to a grant. (Courtesy photo)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A $24,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs has enabled the Winston County Sheriff’s Office to make some major updates on key equipment.

Winston County Soil & Water Conservation District quarterly meeting

DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Soil & Water Conservation District quarterly meeting will be Wednesday, July 6, at 9 a.m. at the SWCD office, located in the Nichols Building on Highway 195 in Double Springs.  This is the same building where the Winston County Cooperative Extension Office is located.  All interested persons are welcome to attend.

Police chief asks for additional equipment in light of national mass shootings


Double Springs Police Chief Kim Miller presents concerns for the need of more protective equipment, in the wake of a resurgence of mass shootings across the nation. Shown listening is Mayor Elmo Robinson. Seated beside Chief Miller is Winston County Circuit Clerk J.D. Snoddy.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A high number of mass shootings throughout the nation so far this year prompted Double Springs Police Chief Kim Miller to make a special request for more equipment, including one particular item, in case a local mass casualty incident occurs.