Bear Creek considering going wet


Bear Creek Police Chief Kenny Hallmark and Bear Creek Town Clerk Kay Wiginton show the petition voters in Bear Creek can sign if they want to vote on alcohol sales.
BEAR CREEK - Petitions are currently being signed in the town of Bear Creek by those supporting a referendum giving voters a choice about alcoholic beverages being sold or distributed in the town.

Smith makes SNHU honors list

PHIL CAMPBELL - Chrishel Smith, of Phil Campbell, as been named to Southern New Hampshire University's summer 2021 president's list.
Eligibility for the president's list requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the term.

 

Correction for article in Wednesday Sept. 15 paper

In the Wednesday, Sept. 15, edition of the Northwest Alabamian in the article titled "One Monday in Wreck" in the second paragraph of the story, information regarding the pronunciation of death of Cody Freeman, 19, of Winfield is incorrect.  Mr. Freeman was pronounced dead on-scene by Winston County Coroner Tracey Holley, not medics with Regional Paramedical Services.  The Alabamian apologizes for this error and is very happy to make correction.

Military voting begins for Nov. 9, special election


Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore holds up a sample ballot for the Nov. 9, election.
WINSTON COUNTY - The process of absentee voting for military personnel started today in preparation for the Nov. 9, special election, which will ask voters to decide whether to renew five mills of property tax benefiting both Winston County and Haleyville City school systems.

Tax abatement rescinded

HALEYVILLE - A tax abatement the Haleyville City Council approved in early August for Sparks Properties LLC has now been rescinded, after it was learned that the property’s owner has been convicted of fraud.

AHS band is going to Graceland


The Addison High School Band will be walking in Elvis Presley’s footsteps when they travel to Graceland this spring to perform. (Photo courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc./Elvis Presley’s Graceland)
ADDISON - An honor few bands rarely receive will happen next April when Addison High School’s Bulldog Band takes their halftime show to Memphis, the birthplace of rock and roll and the blues.

Highway 13 wreck fatal

LYNN - A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:28 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, has claimed the life of a Winfield teen.

The 19-year-old was fatally injured when the 2012 Chevrolet Cruz he was driving crossed the center line and collided with a 2012 Freightliner, driven by Brandon Lindsey, 31, of Blakely, Ga. The 19-year-old was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Public meeting regarding upcoming redistricting Sept. 15 in Hanceville

WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Legislature is constitutionally required to draw new congressional and state legislative distrct boundaries the year after a census is taken, and public hearings are being held across the state so residents can make their voices heard on how these lines should be drawn.

Phillips Elementary chosen for Shoe Drop


Pictured from l-r are: Sarah Evans, Listerhill Foundation chair; Phillips Elementary School Principal Nancy Hallman, Marion County Schools Superintendent Ann West, Jonathan Tuck and Donna Hill from Phillips Elementary School and Haleyville Branch Manager for Listerhill Adam Hogan.
BEAR CREEK - Listerhill Foundation is excited to announce that Phillips Elementary School will be the Winter 2021 destination for its quarterly “Shoe Drop”.