Haleyville

Forester's grave at Winston Memorial desecrated; dozens more vandalized


Flags surrounding the grave of Sr.A Mark Forester, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010, are broken and destroyed, part of a desecration of his grave. Dozens of other graves were also vandalized by having their flowers stolen.
HALEYVILLE - The grave of Senior Airman Mark Forester was found desecrated Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, when American flags were found scattered, poles splintered, iron poles bent and a cloth flag with Mark’s picture torn to shreds.

Haleyville City Schools superintendent contract renewed


Haleyville School Board President Chad Tidwell cast the only no vote toward renewing HCS Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland’s contract for the next three years.
HALEYVILLE - The contract renewal for Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland has been approved on a 4-1 vote by the board of education, four months before the board was required to notify the superintendent of the renewal.

Change in CEOs for Lakeland


Outgoing Lakeland Community Hospital CEO Ashley Pool, left, and current Chief Operating Officer and soon-to-be CEO Jennifer Young.
HALEYVILLE - Lakeland Community Hospital will soon experience a change at the helm, but the focus on high quality patient care will remain the same.