Arley Police getting upgrades

Arley Police Chief Jerry Cummings shows the computer in his police cruiser. A new hard drive will be installed soon in both Arley police cruisers.
ARLEY - The Arley Police Department has computers in its vehicles dating back to the time when Ed Townsend was sheriff.

Electronic sign of the times

Sponsors and school officials stand in front of the new sign at Meek Elementary School. From left, Jared White, legislative liasion for Governor Ivey; Heather Tucker, principal; Cyndy Bartlett, math lab facilitator; Greg Reed, senate majority leader; Tim Wadsworth, representative and Allen Owens, manager of Traders and Farmers Bank, Arley. Sponsors not shown are Traditions Bank and Rusty Banks of Lakeshore Properties, Inc.

ARLEY - The new electronic sign in front of Meek Elementary School will not only provide information for the town of school events, but will also be a small source of income for the school.
The sign was installed in October, with bids the previous month, according to Principal Heather Tucker.
“We had started researching everything for different ones. We finally bidded out. Then we had to find money,” she mentioned.

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.

Veterans honored by school assembly at Meek

These high school students displayed various flags pertaining to the different military branches. Shown from left are Emma Smith, Abby Phillips, Montana Barton, Savannah Smith, Jessie Woodard and BreAnna Eddy.
ARLEY - Veterans from many different wars were honored Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Meek High School gymnasium. The school assembly consisted of kindergarten through senior grades.

High speed internet coming to Arley and Addison

Pictured at the announcement, from left, Angela Wilkins and Dallas Baldwin, representing the Winston County Commission; Arley Mayor Chris Tyree; Dave Hargrove, governmental relations for AT&T; State Representative Tim Wadsworth and Paul Housel and James Manasco with Congressman Robert Aderholt’s office.
ARLEY - The east side of Winston County will reap the benefit from AT&T Fixed Wireless Internet service, designed to bring high speed internet to rural, under-served locations such as Arley, Addison, Crane Hill and Logan.

Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy will sponsor cleanup Oct. 4

Advocacy officers from left are Lu Cruce, secretary; Jim Eason, president; Kenny Kilpatrick, vice president and Charlotte Doughterty, treasurer.
ARLEY - The Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy Group, Inc. will sponsor a lake cleanup for one day on Thursday, Oct. 4, it was learned at the meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11.