Winston County

Title II funding will be restored


Winston County Commissioner for District 1 Rutger Hyche examines a forest, or co-op road that goes from surface treatment to dirt. The county is desperately needing funding to correct such issues.
WINSTON COUNTY - After Winston County officials became fearful they would no longer receive Title II funding for use on forest roads, they sought help at the federal level, with news the funding will be restored.

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.