Ken Sunseri

Potential for severe weather results in meeting

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri instructs department heads and various city entities on what to do in preparation for possible severe weather this weekend. Also shown is Town Clerk Christy Harbin.
HALEYVILLE-Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri called a meeting Thursday of not only department heads, but officials from various city agencies and departments ahead of a severe weather threat forecasted for this weekend.

Officials gather for listening session regarding opioid abuse

From left, Keith Jones, director of the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments; Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri; Tim Thomas, federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission; U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt; Alabama Power Business Office Manager Melinda Weaver and Jerry Groce, regional manager of the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

MUSCLE SHOALS  -  The issue of substance abuse goes far beyond just addiction, with a meeting of the minds between local, area, state and federal officials held Wednesday, March 20, in seeking solutions to bridge the gap between recovery and successful placement back into society.

City of Haleyville to Coach Safely

City council members approve the Coach Safely resolution. Shown from left are Richard Bittinger, Jonathan Bennett, Mayor Ken Sunseri, G. Blue Russell and Royce Benefield. Not shown is Drew Thrasher.
HALEYVILLE - The Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Haleyville have entered into a partnership with the Coach Safely Foundation. The resolution was passed at the council meeting on Sept. 4.

High speed internet project to begin


Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri, left, talks with Steve Foshee of Tombigbee Electric Cooperative about the project to affect Haleyville and Bear Creek.


HALEYVILLE - Governor Kay Ivey’s recent announcement of $365,158 in Appalachian Regional Commission funds to drastically improve broadband internet coverage in rural Alabama is good news for Bear Creek and Haleyville.

Making Alabama exhibit now open

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri cuts the ribbon proclaiming the traveling exhibit open on May 29. From left is Joel Sherrill, Mike Evans, Kris Burleson, Thomas Bryant (grants director for Alabama Humanites Foundation), Ken Sunseri, Mandy Little, Tim Robertson, Melinda Weaver and Christy Harbin. The exhibit will be open until June 8.
HALEYVILLE - Making Alabama, a walk through exhibit of the Alabama Bicentennial, is now open through Friday, June 8 at the former Dixie Flowers location at 926 19th Street from noon until 6 p.m. every day.