“Tascaloosie or Sipsie River”


Sipsey Recreation Area is a widely known tourist spot. The Sipsey Fork flows under a bridge built in 1934 at the recreation area.
WINSTON COUNTY - One of the natural features of Winston County is the amount of water it has, from the “Wild and Scenic” Sipsey to Smith Lake and all the waterfalls located in the Sipsey Wilderness and Bankhead National Forest.

Cullman Electric considering getting into the internet business


Discussing the fiber optic project Cullman Electric Cooperative is planning, from l-r: Terry Graham, key accounts and manager of Cullman Electric’s branch in Addison; State Representative Tim Wadsworth, State Senator Greg Reed and State Senator Garlan Gudger.
ADDISON - Internet service for the eastern side of Winston County is about to get a whole lot faster, thanks to a $21.5 million loan agreement, allowing Cullman Electric Co-op to build a fiber optic network among its substations, eventually improving internet service to customers along these routes.

Gossett chronicles Winston County High School's history in new book


The front and back covers of P.J. Gossett’s new book about Winston County High School are nostalgic, featuring all Winsaga covers and the former school building.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The incredible 100+ year history of Winston County High School is all together in one place for the first time, thanks to the Alabamian’s P.J. Gossett.

Sons of Union to have dedication ceremony June 14


Joel Mize, left, and Bud Nixon place an American flag on the grave of George Whitehead at Littleville Cemetery.
WHITEHOUSE COMMUNITY - Honor, bravery and patriotism to the United States of America led several thousand northwest Alabama men to enlist in the First Alabama Cavalry during the War of Rebellion between 1861 and 1865. Being loyal to the USA, a select few were chosen as personal security guards to Generals William T. Sherman and Ulysses Grant.

Winston County Fair coming July 2-12


This year’s fair is slated for July 2-July 12, with 18-20 rides, making it the biggest fair to date.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - After several postponements and the possibility of cancellation due to COVID-19 this year, and the hard work of Crystal Till and April Flake of Community Unity, it has been announced the Winston County Fair will take place this year with more rides than ever before. It is scheduled from Thursday, July 2, through Sunday, July 12, with between 18 and 20 rides provided by C&M Southern Midways of Eastaboga, Ala.