Double Springs

Paint the Town Pink 5K registration underway


Pink bows will be up all over Double Springs in the upcoming weeks as the Panorama Study Club prepares for its annual Paint the Town Pink 5K run and walk to raise money for breast cancer support for local patients.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Panorama Study Club in Double Springs is gearing up for its 11th annual Paint the Town Pink 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15.

Two charged in Blue Moon Beverages theft


Luke Hendrix, co-owner of Blue Moon Beverages in Double Springs, shows where entry was made through the front door into the business.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The man, who broke into Blue Moon Beverages and stole the safe, as well as his accomplice, who drove the getaway vehicle, have each been charged in connection with the early morning incident on Saturday, Aug. 27.

County Road 4 bridge project nears completion


Replacing a section of railing on the County Road 4 bridge near Double Springs is some of the last work that must be done before the bridge reopens later this month.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - After an extended closure, the bridge on County Road 4 will be reopened later this month, after extensive repairs to the pilings or foundational supports underneath the bridge that were becoming worn and had posed safety concerns.

Sheriff’s office gets new equipment


Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore, left, and Chief Deputy Caleb Snoddy show the new tasers and radars that have arrived thanks to a grant. (Courtesy photo)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A $24,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs has enabled the Winston County Sheriff’s Office to make some major updates on key equipment.