Haleyville City Schools delivers 500 goody bags to health care workers


Central Office staff with bags of goods for health care workers before the second set of deliveries Monday. From left, Teresa Butler, accounts payable; Misty Gibson, payroll; Candy Marbutt, chief school financial officer; Dr. Bill Bishop, director of administrative services; Davey Reed, high school principal;Chere Fetter, director of instructional services; HCS Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland and Judy Thompson, board administrative assistant.

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville City Schools, despite facing educational packet and food giveaways to their students who are under Governor Kay Ivey's Stay at Home order to the coronavirus pandemic facing the state, have reached out in good will to compile and deliver 500 bags of essentials to health care workers throughout the city.

Sacred Harp singing at Friendship canceled this year

HALEYVILLE - Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, located on County Road 23, has an annual Sacred Harp singing and decoration on the fourth Sunday in April. Decoration this year is Sunday, April 26. Due to the COVID-19 virus, the singing portion of decoration has been canceled this year. However, the cemetery will be cleaned and the decorating of graves will continue.

Haleyville City Schools begin online classes, packet pick-ups Monday


The parking area at Haleyville Elementary School, along with all other buildings across the district, was bare, after Governor Kay Ivey announced that school statewide would not be held in its traditional format for the remainder of the school year.
HALEYVILLE - Governor Kay Ivey’s order to suspend school for the remainder of the school year due to the coronavirus pandemic has left school officials scurrying to make tough decisions regarding online learning as well as many other factors for the remainder of the school year.

Section of 30th Street gets paved


Workers with Central Alabama Paving provide a new surface treatment to a much needed portion of 30th Street Wednesday afternoon.
HALEYVILLE - A section of 30th Street, from Elizabeth Street to Highway 195 was being paved starting Wednesday, April, with plans to be completed in a couple of days, noted Mayor Ken Sunseri.

No serious injuries from 2 vehicle wreck in Double Springs


Michael Meadows, from Double Springs and Central fire departments, uses the Jaws of Life to pry back the hood of the Ford Explorer involved in the accident. Also shown is DS FD Lt. Erik Gilbreath.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A two-vehicle accident occurring Wednesday, April 1, on Highway 278 in Double Springs, resulted in minor injuries to a Double Springs woman.

Senior citizens being fed, despite the coronavirus pandemic


Haleyville Park & Rec Department employee John Cavender helps Haleyville Senior Center Director Beverly Donaldson deliver a meal to local resident Dean Hulsey.
WINSTON COUNTY - Senior citizen centers across the state may be temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus-2019 pandemic, but municipalities across Winston County are making sure seniors are visited, fed and that their needs are met during such uncertain times.

Lynn Post Office employee tests positive for COVID-19

LYNN - As the nation first learned about Coronavirus-2019, many did not believe it would get to Small Town, U.S.A. However, it has infiltrated the country, going from one to nearly 1,000 cases in Alabama as of press time Monday, including two residents of Winston County. A U.S. Postal Service employee at the Lynn Post Office, a non-Winston resident, has now tested positive.