Christmas

Winston FOP starting from scratch this year for Toys for Tots


From left, Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore, Investigator Jacob Eward and Chief Deputy Caleb Snoddy with the small amount of toys that have already been received for this year’s drive. More donations are desperately needed.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Toys for Tots program is starting from scratch collecting toys for children in need this holiday season since last year’s supply has been depleted.

Local angels help DHR make season bright


A partial stack of Christmas presents at the Winston County DHR will be delivered by Santa Claus tomorrow night, Christmas Eve.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - “I love getting gifts, but last Christmas, I didn’t get anything. I must be bad,” one eight-year-old boy told a Winston County Department of Human Resources employee recently. Santa Claus did not get to come see him last year, but that won’t happen this year, thanks to local individuals and businesses who have made sure the county’s foster children will have a happy Christmas morning.

Christmas in the City hometown festival set for Dec. 5

HALEYVILLE - “City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style”, is how a verse of the traditional Christmas song “Silver Bells” begins. It also includes within its chorus the line “It’s Christmas time in the city”. A partnership between the City of Haleyville, the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce and Haleyville City Schools will bring that song to life Saturday, December 5...