Garbage

Garbage bills are going up


Winston County Commission Chairman Roger Hayes, left, explains about the need to keep equipment updated for the sanitation department. Also shown is Commissioner Bobby Everett.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A resolution passed by the Winston County Commission Monday, June 10, increased rates for garbage collection service by $1.50 for a total of $14.75 per month for the service, with an additional $3 late fee applied each quarter to any rates that are not paid.

County issuing warrants over past due bills


Discussing the issue, from left, Winston County Commissioner David Cummings, Chairman Roger Hayes and Commissioner Bobby Everett. Also shown is administrative clerk Judy Burnett.
WINSTON COUNTY - $800,000 in arrears caused by residents not paying their fees for sanitation collection services has forced the Winston County Commission into taking its strongest action yet, reaching the point of legal action to get residents to pay up on past due bills.