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Annual Civitan fruitcake sale underway
The annual Claxton fruitcake sale by the Haleyville Civitan Club is now underway.  The cakes are available in Haleyville at Goar’s and Piggly Wiggly Supermarkets, Traders & Farmers, Pinnacle and First National banks and Elliot’s Hardware and in Phil Campbell at Piggly Wiggly.  The 2 lb. cakes are $8.25 apiece, and recipes for the cakes are also available at each location.  Proceeds will go to the Haleyville Civitan Club.
Saturday, Nov. 14
Delmar VFD selling Boston butts for Iron Bowl
The Delmar Volunteer Fire Department is currently selling tickets for Boston butts to be picked up on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 7 a.m. until noon at the Delmar fire station, located on Highway 13 South, just in time for the Iron Bowl.  The roasts are $25 each, and the deadline to order is Thursday, Nov. 26.  To order, see any Delmar firefighter or call 205-269-3066.  Proceeds will go to benefit the Delmar fire department.  
Post Home for rent
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Home 4543 is available to rent for group functions. If you need a place to hold a birthday party, family get-together or other activity, the VFW Post Home located at the intersection of Hwy. 13 and CR 17 in Delmar is available. For more information, contact Commander Dwight Thomas at 205-486-2564.
Addison Rescue Squad selling 9-1-1 reflective signs
The Addison Rescue Squad is currently selling 9-1-1 reflective signs for $20 each.  Those who live within the Addison Rescue Squad coverage area who would like a rescue squad member to put their sign up for them can pay an additional $5.  Proceeds will go to help the rescue squad purchase and maintain equipment.  To purchase a sign, see any rescue squad member or call 256-339-0720.
Narconon offers help
Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or:
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Fall revival at New Hope at Mt. Ebron
New Hope at Mt. Ebron Church, located on County Road 25 four miles from Double Springs and 10 miles from Lynn, will be holding its fall revival every Monday in November at 7 p.m. Each Monday will feature a different guest speaker.  On Monday, Nov. 23, Bro. Joseph Martin will be the guest speaker. The revival will conclude on Monday, Nov. 30, with Bro. Kevin Hamm - pastor at Gardendale First Baptist Church - preaching. For more information, call church pastor Steve Wakefield at 205-269-3034.  Everyone who can is welcome to come out and worship the Lord.
Saturday, Nov. 21
Benefit singing at Old Trinity
There will be a benefit singing Saturday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. at Old Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, located off of Cherry Hill Road in Haleyville.  The Calvary Quartet will be the guest singers.  Proceeds will go to benefit Rachel Brasher Carey, a cancer patient who is taking radiation treatments, and is needing help paying for those that insurance will not pay.  Everyone is invited to attend.
Wednesday, Nov. 25
Gravel Springs Baptist annual Thanksgiving singing
Gravel Springs Baptist Church, located off of I-22 West at Exit 3 in Hamilton, will be holding its annual Thanksgiving singing Saturday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m. The guest singers will be From the Ashes from Gordo. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Meek Christmas Marketplace
The Meek High School PTO will be sponsoring Meek’s Christmas Marketplace Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Meek High School gym. There will be all kinds of wonderful gift items to choose from, including Woodsource, Hot Southern Mess, Tupperware, Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, Stampin’ Up, Just 4 Chicks Boutique, Perfectly Posh, The Tanning Shack, handmade jewelry and much more! There will also be treats at the bake sale. To reserve a booth or for more information, call 205-384-5825 or 205-528-1060.  Proceeds will go to help the MHS PTO.
Mountain Top Homemakers Club bazaar and bake sale
The Mountain Top Homemakers Club will be holding a bazaar and bake sale Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at New Hope Methodist Church, located in the Oak Grove community of Franklin County on Highway 81. There will be baked goods, gifts for teachers, secret pals, friends and others, as well as Christmas floral arrangements and wreaths, crocheted items, quilts and more! Proceeds from the sale will go to help the Mountain Top Homemakers with their many community projects, including making items for those in the hospitals and nursing homes, as well as benefiting Safeplace. Everyone is invited to attend.
Wednesday, Nov. 25
Kiwanis Club annual bake sale
The Kiwanis Club of Winston County will hold its annual Thanksgiving bake sale Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Gateway Foodland in Double Springs. A variety of cakes and pies will be available for purchase, including Frances Gillentine’s fried apple and peach pies.  Come early for the best selection! To place a special order, call 205-269-9788. All proceeds will go to benefit the Kiwanis Club of Winston County with its community projects.
Thursday, Nov. 26
Annual free Thanksgiving dinner in Haleyville
The annual free Thanksgiving dinner in Haleyville will take place Thursday, Nov. 26, from 3-5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall behind the Lion’s Den.  The meal is being provided to anyone in need, with dine-in or carryout available.  Delivery of plates to homes will be available, as well, with those needing delivery urged to call by Wednesday, Nov. 25, in order to set it up.  To request a delivery, call Nell Cole at 205-485-9105 or 205-494-5251; Shelia Brimer at 205-269-1827; Brenda Wright at 205-494-2011; Belinda Kelly at 205-269-2176; Jennie Brimer at 205-269-3290 or Betty Waldrop at 205-269-6846.  All those in need of a meal are more than welcome to attend.
Nov. 29 - Dec. 1
Revival at New Beginnings Church
New Beginnings Church, located on Eighth Street in south Haleyville, will be holding revival Sunday, Nov. 29, through Tuesday, Dec. 1. Sunday night’s service will begin at 5 p.m., and weeknight services will begin at 6 p.m. The special guest speaker will be Ron Day from Danville. New Beginnings Pastor Paul McMickin and the church congregation cordially invite everyone to come out and receive a special blessing at this revival.
Sunday, Nov. 29
Kelly Mill Baptist hosting singing
Kelly Mill Baptist Church, located on County Road 4 off of Highway 195 south of Double Springs, will be hosting a gospel singing Sunday, Nov. 29, at 5 p.m. The guest singers will be Joyful Hearts. Pastor Donny Dodd welcomes everyone to attend.





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