HALEYVILLE - Lakeland Community Hospital, located on Highway 195 in Haleyville, will open the doors to the administration hallway to trick-or-treaters Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4-6 p.m. Candy will be available for all the children in the area, and all are welcome to attend.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Due to a death in her family, Brandie Rennicker, who was supposed to be the guest speaker for the Winston County Genealogical Society's meeting tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 15, will not be speaking. The WCGS will still meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Winston County Archives, located across from the Winston County Courthouse in Double Springs, and all interested persons are welcome to attend.
LYNN - Lynn Mayor Jeff Stokes resigned during a special-called meeting of the Lynn Town Council last night. Mayor Pro Tem Earl Gilbert is now serving as Lynn's Mayor.
HALEYVILLE - Insurance was a dominant topic during the Haleyville City Council's Oct. 7, meeting. With all council members present except Jonathan Bennett, council members approved paying for a cancer/disability insurance policy for all active Haleyville firefighters, a grand total of $3,964.80 per year or $198.24 per firefighter per year.
HALEYVILLE - Significant power outages are being reported in the Haleyville area Monday evening, Oct. 7. Most of the outages are in the area around Kelly Hill and Highway 13 North. As of 6:53 p.m. nearly 600 people were reported to be without power in Winston County, all served by Alabama Power. Power crews are working on the problem and will restore power as soon as possible.
To keep up with local power outages, go to poweroutage.us.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce has moved its meeting from this Friday to Friday, Oct. 11. The meeting will take place at noon in the Alabama Power meeting room. All interested persons are welcome to attend.
Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland issued the following statement Thursday evening, Sept. 26:
"This week, we have been investigating an alleged threat made against Haleyville High School. Thus far, we have found no facts to support this threat.
"The HHS Administration and the Haleyville Police Department will continue to investigate if any new information is brought forward. We have taken this seriously and have worked hard to do a thorough investigation.