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Ashridge VFD Auxiliary taking orders for fried pies

ASHRIDGE - The Ashridge Volunteer Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary is taking orders for fried pies, which will be available for pick up March 11-12.  Peach, apricot and apple flavors will be available for purchase, with sugar or Splenda.  The pies will be $2 apiece and no minimum order is needed.  To place an order, call 205-489-5741.  Proceeds will go to the Ashridge Ladies Auxiliary toward the goal of building a community center and storm shelter.

First responders receive prestigious award


A lot of teamwork goes a long way. Back row, from left, Arley Fire Chief James Rickett, Arley Firefighter Brian Kuntz, Central Fire Assistant Chief Rick Moody, Winston EMA Director Jimmy Madison, Winston E-911 Director Tim Webb and Tim Brown, county operations manager for RPS. Front, from left, E-911 Dispatchers Deborah Hardy and Brenda Aldridge, RPS paramedic Kamee Morgan and Arley Firefighter George Gibson.
WINSTON COUNTY - The largest single mass casualty incident in Winston County has resulted in a special award.

Fire department responds to call at Lakeland hospital


Firefighters load up their equipment to leave the scene after the situation was brought under control.
HALEYVILLE - Smoke in the equipment room on the third floor of Lakeland Community Hospital brought response Thursday afternoon, Nov. 1, from the Haleyville Fire Department, to find smoke but no flames, according to Acting Chief Terrell Baccus.