Legislators want to hear from residents Jan. 19

Winston County’s team of state legislators is coming to Haleyville Jan. 19, to meet with the public and answer questions. From left, Representative Tracy Estes, Senator Garlan Gudger and Representative Tim Wadsworth.
HALEYVILLE - Issues ranging from education, healthcare, infrastructure and broadband that will come up during this year’s Alabama legislative session will be addressed locally next week during a public meeting hosted by Winston County’s team of state legislators.

Payne to be featured on ABC and Fox this month

JaMahl Payne (Courtesy Photo)

BIRMINGHAM -  JaMahl Payne, aka “Cubby Ragland”, formerly of Haleyville, executive chef at Civitas Restaurant in Mountain Brook, will be a featured guest on the daytime newscasts on WBRC Fox 6 Monday, Jan. 16, and on ABC 33/40’s  “Talk of Alabama” Monday, Jan. 23, at 9 a.m.  ABC 33/40 is on Channel 67 on DirecTV and on DISH channel 40.
Payne is the son of Dr. Vanessa Ragland.


Winston County sanitation routes cancelled Friday

WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sanitation Department has announced that all pickup routes for Friday, Dec 23,  have been cancelled  due to the arctic weather,and all Fridays routes will be picked up the following Friday, Dec. 30, according to Commissioner David Cummings. There have been no major winter weather problems across the county due to extremely cold weather as of Friday, county officials said. 

City of Haleyville issues guidance regarding warming station

HALEYVILLE - The City of Haleyville has issued guidance regarding when the warming station at the Community Safe Room located beneath Haleyville City Hall downtown will be open, ahead of the arctic blast of air scheduled to arrive late Thursday and into Friday.

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri has confirmed the warming station will be available to residents needing a warm place to go during the bitterly cold temperatures.

Suspect in jeep theft sought

Theft victim Lisa Hamby shows the Jeep Wrangler that has been returned to her after being stolen from the yard of her residence.
HALEYVILLE - Law enforcement officials are needing the public’s help in finding a subject that was involved in the theft of Jeep Wrangler from a residence on County Road 3433.

Intruder dead after home invasion; second intruder faces robbery charges

NAUVOO - A home invasion occurring at a wood frame residence on County Road 21 in the Poplar Springs area south of Double Springs, has left one of the two intruders dead of gunshot wounds, and the second intruder facing robbery charges.

Found dead after suffering three gunshot wounds was Jason Wayne Smith, 40, of 35 Castle Village Circle, Jasper, according to Winston County Sheriff's Investigator Jacob Eward,