ADDISON - As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to dramatically rise in Winston County, a decision has been made to abbreviate the Town of Addison’s annual Independence Day festivities in an effort to maintain social distancing and public safety.
LYNN - The Fourth of July is a day for celebrating freedom and America. Cookouts, barbecues and fireworks are the normal nearly every year. Due to the current pandemic, many towns that put on a fireworks show have been hesitant about doing it this year, waiting to see if state guidelines would allow it. An official decision was reached at the Lynn town council meeting, Monday, June 15, that fireworks will light up the night sky Saturday, July 4, at the Lynn City Fields.
DELMAR - Beginning Friday, June 26, the Delmar Volunteer Fire Department will be selling TNT fireworks this year for the Fourth of July.
CULLMAN - Less than a month after Cullman Electric Cooperative announced a major internet project to build a fiber optic network among its substations, another major announcement was made Thursday, June 18, that 264 miles of lateral fiber lines would also be installed, connecting 12,000 homes and businesses to high speed internet.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Hayden Hodge, from Double Springs, who is majoring in management, is on Freed-Hardeman's Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester. Hunter Hodge, from Double Springs, who is majoring in management, is on Freed-Hardeman's Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester.
MARION COUNTY - A single-vehicle crash at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, has claimed the life of a Winfield man.
DUNCAN BRIDGE - Seven months after state legislators brought news to Winston County, that the state would take over maintenance and upkeep of 60-year-old Duncan Bridge, the official transfer took place Monday, June 15, celebrated by congregating of state and local officials at the blue steel bridge spanning Smith Lake.
HAMILTON - Those needing to get rid of obsolete electronic devices will have the opportunity to do so Friday, July 17, from 8 a.m. until noon.