Christmas in the City hometown festival set for Dec. 5

HALEYVILLE - “City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style”, is how a verse of the traditional Christmas song “Silver Bells” begins. It also includes within its chorus the line “It’s Christmas time in the city”. A partnership between the City of Haleyville, the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce and Haleyville City Schools will bring that song to life Saturday, December 5...

Sachs leaves behind legacy of love and strength


Harold Sachs
WINSTON COUNTY - Harold Sachs may be remembered by many as having a profound effect on the Republican party - from the state level to nationally - but to those who knew him more personally, he was a family man who put God and family first. Sachs, who most recently was working as chief of staff for the Alabama Republican Party in Birmingham, passed away on Nov. 9, after only a month of sickness and complications resulting from COVID-19.

Meals sent home Thursday for the holidays


Haleyville Middle School students Lexi Sanchez and Juan Gomez show the boxed food and instructions that are being given out to students this week in preparation for the extended break.
HALEYVILLE - On Thursday, Nov. 19, students enrolled in the Haleyville City School system, or the parent or guardian, depending on the situation, will need to go to their respective schools on campus for a meal pick up from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Turkey Take Out this Saturday, Nov. 21


Haleyville Middle School Principal Bo Wilcoxson with turkeys that are being kept frozen in the cooler in preparation for this Saturday's event.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville City Schools is talking a lot turkey this week in preparation for this Saturday, Nov. 21, when a Turkey Take Out will give a Thanksgiving meal to students in need throughout the school district.

Hines Baptist drop-off site for National Shoebox Collection Week

BEAR CREEK - Samaritan's Purse, a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical aid to people around the globe, is partnering with local and area churches once more for Operation Christmas Child, where individual families and churches pack shoeboxes with gifts and treats for children all across the globe, spreading joy and hope during the Christmas season.

Deadlines changing for Nov. 25, edition

The Northwest Alabamian is changing its deadlines for the Nov. 25, edition.
 Classifieds will need to be turned in by 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 20.  
The deadline for display advertising will be Friday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m.  The Alabamian will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, for Thanksgiving.
Publisher Horace Moore and the Alabamian staff wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving.