DOUBLE SPRINGS - Matthew Chambless, band director for Winston County High School and Double Springs Middle School, has announced his resignation, effective at the end of the current school year. Chambless has accepted an opportunity to become the next head band director at Simmons Middle School in Hoover, where he is from originally.
LYNN - Kris Gray, the water clerk for the Town of Lynn, will receive a new computer soon, thanks to approval of council members at the May 21 town meeting.
WINFIELD - Congressman Robert Aderholt announced Wednesday, May 16, that Northwest Medical Center in Winfield has been sold to new owners.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School has released the itinerary for the senior education tour to Washington, D.C. and New York City, with students and faculty chaperones leaving from the campus early this Saturday, May 12.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Sheriff’s Office will show citizens how to protect themselves from scams and identity theft in an upcoming seminar to be held Tuesday, May 22, at 6 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the Winston County Court House.
HAMILTON - Farmers and agriculture programs throughout the state and in the schools had some one-on-one time with federal officials during their announcement Thursday afternoon, May 3, of a $600 million pilot program that will extend broadband internet into rural areas, helping many in agriculture. The grant was administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service, funded under the Community Connect Broadband Grant Program.