Police seeking three individuals involved in pharmacy break-in

HALEYVILLE - During the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 29, three individuals are believed to have arrived at Major’s Drugs on Highway 13 in a silver Chrysler vehicle, according to Police Chief Rodney Lewis. Two of the individuals got out of the vehicle and forced entry to the pharmacy through the front glass door while the third individual remained in the vehicle.

Arley Women’s Club receives funding from Cullman Electric


Pictured above from left to right. Front row, Beth Sargent, AWC vice president and Laurie McGriff, AWC president. Back row, from left, Daryl Calvert, James Fields, Lisa Weeks, Chad Alexander, David Hembree, Phillip Garrison, Lynda Carter, Sheila Sizemore and Robert Tidwell, Cullman Electric Board of Trustees members. (Courtesy Photo)
ARLEY - The board of directors for Cullman Electric Cooperative recently represented a check in the amount of $2,000 to the Arley Women’s Club to use toward its many philanthropic endeavors.

Bear Creek Senior Center opens Monday


From left, Bear Creek Town Council members Tim Misner, Alex Price, Clerk Kay Wigginton, Twin Forks Campground Manager Melissa Taylor, New Senior Center Director Eugenia Cottongin, council member Eric Loden and Mayor Rob Taylor.
BEAR CREEK - Plans the past several years for the town of Bear Creek to open its first senior citizen center have finally come to fruition, with those ages 60 and older urged to sign up for the program celebrating a grand opening this Friday, Sept. 29.

Cross-county drug sweeps lead to seven arrests


Shown with the mother load of drugs and items seized in a major county sweep, from left, Winston County Sheriff’s Investigator Josh Bennett, Sheriff Caleb Snoddy, Investigators Eric Faith, Josh Edwards and Chief Deputy Jacob Eward.
WINSTON COUNTY - All three homes raided in a major drug sweep across the county last week were within close distance of a school campus.

Increased need for special education services a concern as Haleyville BOE passes budget

HALEYVILLE - The high rate that students requiring specialized instruction is increasing at Haleyville City Schools does not equal the amount of funding required, as school officials have reached out for financial assistance from their state legislators on the matter.

Several families displaced in apartment building fire in Haleyville

HALEYVILLE - A fire Monday afternoon, Sept. 25, at one of the buildings comprising Beech Grove Apartments on Beech Grove Road in Haleyville has left at least 4 families displaced, with the fire damaging several units.

At least one resident had to be treated on scene by medics with Regional Paramedical Ambulance.  Haleyville Fire Department responded to the scene, receiving assistance from Delmar Fire Department and the Haleyville Rescue Squad.  Haleyville Police also responded to the scene.

More candidates announce plans to seek local offices


Candidates who announced Sept. 11, that they would be seeking Winston County offices in the March 5, primary are pictured with State Representatives Tracy Estes, front left, and Tim Wadsworth, front right, who were special guests at the meeting. Seated between the representatives is Tonise Partridge, candidate for the Addison district of the Winston County Board of Education. Back row, from left, Winston County Republican Party Chairman Jerry Mobley; Thomas Govan, seeking Court of Criminal Appeals Place 2
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A present and a former Winston County Commissioner will now be running against each other for the seat of commission chairman in the March 5, 2024, primary election.

Free wi-fi in downtown Haleyville concerns residents


Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri, far right, responds to concerns presented by the public at the council meeting. Also shown are council members Dr. Ray Boshell, left, and Brian Berry who also addressed the concerns.
HALEYVILLE - The issue of free internet access attracting people to downtown Haleyville to hang out, including persons who are possibly using drugs or are homeless, was brought to the ears of the Haleyville City Council by concerned residents Sept. 5.