HALEYVILLE - The annual celebration honoring veterans at the Slaughter Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 9th Avenue, which is usually held the first of November, has been cancelled this year to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced organizer Debbie Wood. Wood offered her regrets for having to cancel the ceremony but assured it was in the best protection of the public, especially the veterans, many of whom are older residents, that may be more susceptible to the ongoing virus.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has created a dashboard that provides real-time updates on the COVID-19 case count in the state, with countywide breakdowns. To view it, click here.
DOUBLE SPRINGS- The Winston County High School band will be conducting a holiday marketplace on Dec. 4-5 at the Double Springs Municipal Building on Highway 195. The marketplace will not only feature all types of arts and crafts but also a bake sale of all types of goods provided by the Ashridge Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. To special order a cake, contact Jo Ann Durham at 205-489-5741.
ASHRIDGE- The Ashridge Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a fried pie sale on Nov. 16-17 to help raise funds to build a new storm shelter and community center. Fried apple and peach pies will be made with either sugar or splenda and available for $2 each. Pies this year will be made at Pleasant Hill #2 Baptist Church. Those picking up pies need to drive to the back of the church at the fellowship hall. To order a pie or for more information, contact Joe Ann Durham at 205-489-5741.