Tucker retiring as DSES principal to become Wild Alabama executive director

Heather Tucker, right, is retiring as Double Springs Elementary School principal and has accepted the position of executive director of Wild Alabama, replacing Maggie Johnston, left, who is retiring.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Major personnel changes are taking place for both Double Springs Elementary School and Wild Alabama.

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.

Webb retiring as Winston County E-9-1-1 Director

Winston County E-9-1-1 Director Tim Webb, pictured in his office with a replica of the red phone used to make the nation’s first 9-1-1 call in Haleyville, will be retiring, effective Feb. 1.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A committee formed by the Winston County E-9-1-1 Board is seeking a replacement for Winston County Enhanced 9-1-1 Director Tim Webb who will retire in February with over 36 years of total service to the state.

WCHS facing major staff changes

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Major personnel changes are taking place at Winston County High School ahead of the new school year starting for students on Aug. 7, when students will see a new teacher in the auto technology department as well as new faces in the positions of head football coach and band director.

Henshaw retires

Winston County Commissioners commend Mike Henshaw on his service. From left, Commissioner David Cummings, Chairman Roger Hayes, Henshaw and Commissioner Bobby Everett.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Employees at the Winston County Extension Office all agree that the retirement of long-time coordinator Mike Henshaw will leave big shoes to fill.

Jerry Perkins retires from manufactured housing career

Jerry Perkins sits in front of his children and grandchildren. From left, Carter Perkins, Jami Perkins holding Penelope, Lashae Berry, Jessica McDonald and Hilrye and Ruby Baker.
HALEYVILLE - What began by working on the assembly floor of a manufactured home plant in 1963, eventually led to retirement 55 years later as owner of a company.