Double Springs

Issue at Nesmith polling site did not affect election outcomes, Moore assured

DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Board of Registrars Office is working to correct an error from the March 5 primary election, when voters informed the office and polling officials at the Nesmith voting precinct they had received the wrong ballot for a different school board district than which they should vote.

Double Springs officials concerned about ALDOT plan for intersection


Winston County High School Principal Jeff Cole, right, and School Resource Officer Kent Donaldson have concerns over possible limited visibility, once the project at Highway 33 and County Road 24 is completed. A caution light was installed several years ago, after a traffic study did not warrant a red light, according to state officials.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Although a project by the Alabama Department of Transportation to correct a dangerous intersection at Highway 33 and County Road 24 in Double Springs has now been funded, concerns have been expressed by town officials and law enforcement that the project could cause additional traffic congestion.

More funding awarded to Highway 33 project


From left, State Representative Tracy Estes, Double Springs Mayor Elmo Robinson, Winston County High School Principal Jeff Cole and State Representative Tim Wadsworth at the dangerous intersection of County Road 24 at Highway 33.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - One fiscal year after just over $1 million in funding was announced to correct a dangerous intersection at Highway 33 and County Road 24 in Double Springs, another $400,000 has been awarded for the same project.

Tidwell new Winston E-911 Director


Debbie Tidwell, new Winston County E-911 Director, comes on board replacing Tim Webb, whose retirement was effective Feb. 1.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Debbie Tidwell has been on a journey for years, working in emergency medical services, dispatching and supervision, preparing her for the role as the new Winston County E-911 director, replacing the retiring Tim Webb.

Double Springs Elementary School second nine weeks honor rolls

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Double Springs Elementary School has released its second nine weeks honor rolls:
A Honor Roll
2nd grade: Natalia Betts, Chloe Ergle, Sophia Garcia, Kennedy Rumpke, Skylayn Schoen, Jase Amerson, Eli Cagle, Emmery Hyche, Ryder Jones, Dalton Lolley, Haven Scott, Peyslee Green, Rutger Glenn, Reagan Frazier, Kylee Morgan, Tripton Garrison, Kolter Couch, Kylee Akers.

Winston County offices remain closed Friday

DOUBLE SPRINGS- All Winston County offices remain closed Friday, January 19, after a week of closures due to weather, announced Commissioner David Cummings. Plans are to reopen offices on Monday, January 22, with an emergency commission meeting set 9:45 am, at the courthouse, Cummings added. 

Winston County Sheriff's officials have been working with local fire departments, ALEA troopers, and municipal law enforcement agencies this week helping motorists either stranded or having minor accidents due to icy roadways, according to Sheriff's Investigator Jacob Eward.